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What kinds of study spaces are available at the Library?

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Homer Babbidge Library

The Babbidge Library has many different types of spaces to fit your study needs.  From spaces to spread out and work, to the quiet floor with no cell reception, find the space that's right for you using the Library Study Space Guide:

*Group Studies. Current UConn students can reserve group study rooms online at  More information about reservation times and limits:

*Individual Carrels. Individual per diem study carrels are available for current UConn students on Level 3. These carrels are first-come, first-served (cannot be reserved) and are intended for temporary use; they can be checked out in 4-hour increments at the iDesk.  Carrels cannot be renewed.

*Individual "Babbidge Booths" "Phonebooth"-style free-standing pods that are mostly soundproof, located on Plaza (4), Level B (1), Level 1 (2), Level 2 (1), and Level 3 (2). These rooms are first-come, first-served (cannot be reserved) and have no time limit.

*Public Spaces. Headphones and noise-cancelling headphones are available for checkout at the iDesk.

*Graduate Commons. The Graduate Commons on Level 3 is a dedicated study and collaboration space for graduate students. Swipe your One Card outside the room to enter.

*Research Carrels. Researchers working on extended projects can apply for research carrels in the Babbidge Library

*Campus Spaces. Reservable study spaces are available in different buildings on the Storrs campus​.

Other Campus Libraries

Music & Dramatic Arts Library/Storrs - The library has a quiet space available to 5-6 students on a first come first serve basis.

Pharmacy Library/Storrs - The library has 4 group study rooms that can be reserved online. 2-hour blocks of time available.

Avery Point -  The library has two floors with individual and group study spaces.  Sign-up is required at the Front Desk in order to reserve any room. Two hour blocks of time available.

UConn Library at Hartford Public Library - Computing; collaborative-enabled; and individual & focused space are all located on the ground floor. Learning Spaces -

Stamford -The library has a variety of study area options on the first and second floors. Individual study carrels and large group tables are located on all floors of the library. The UConn Stamford Library study rooms MUST be booked from ouronline reservation system before use (reservations can be made up to 3 days in advance). Most group study rooms are equipped with wireless access, live data jacks, whiteboards, VCR and DVD players and monitors to project portable devices. Usage is limited to two hours to accommodate demand.

Waterbury - Keys are checked out at the front desk for study rooms available. Rooms are on a first-come, first served basis for 2-hour use. Check Study Room Availability online

First Floor - Soft Talking in Open Floor Space; Group Study Room 123F (accommodates 4-8)

Second Floor - Quiet – Individual Study Carrels -  Group Study Rooms 227A and 227B (accommodates 2-4), 227E (accommodates 4-8)

Third Floor - Quiet - Individual Study Carrels  -  Group Study Rooms 321D and “Cube” (accommodates 4-8)

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