Study space options in the Hesburgh Libraries

Closed/Locked individual study Carrels

  • Available to Graduate students, working on a dissertation/thesis in the College of Arts & Letters
  • Submit application to Deans office in the College of Arts and Letters
  • Keys issued at Hesburgh Circulation/Reserves desk
  • $10 non-refundable fee due at check-out
  • Carrel is for your use and may not be shared with unauthorized person
  • All library materials stored in carrels must be checked out
  • Carrels are checked periodically for overdue materials and for materials not checked out. These materials will be removed and returned to their home location.

Open Study Carrels

  • Available on most floors on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Cannot be reserved
  • Do not leave personal or charged library materials unattended

Group Study Rooms:

  • For two or more users
  • Available in the Lower Level and 2nd floor lobby, and some branches*
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Room B001A can be reserved. All others are first come first served at this time.
  • Contact the Monitors Desk if 2nd floor study rooms are locked
  • Materials will be removed if left unattended

*The O'Meara Mathematics Library has five (5) group study rooms and a seminar room.

Graduate Student study rooms - individual open study carrels

  • 10th floor, west/northwest corner
  • Available during library building hours
  • Graduate students only
  • Graduate student professional development library. For a list of materials in this collection: http://catalog.library.nd.edu/?func=find&ccl_term=WCL=grad
  • Access granted via keypad; code available from Monitors or from the Circulation/Reserves Desk

Study Tables

  • Available on all floors
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Cannot be reserved
  • Library materials will be removed if left unattended for any length of time

Lokmobiles ("desk on wheels")

  • Available to Graduate students (priority) and seniors working on a thesis
  • $3 rental fee due at check-out
  • Request at Hesburgh Circulation/Reserves Desk
  • Lokmobile is for your use and may not be loaned or passed to another person
  • Keep lokmobile locked. The Library is not responsible for the loss or damage to any articles kept in the lokmobile
  • All library materials stored in lokmobile must be checked out
  • Lokmobiles are checked periodically for overdue materials and for materials not checked out. These materials will be removed and returned to their home location

1st Floor "Fishbowl"

  • Seating for approximately 175 with a variety of seating options available.
  • Quiet not guaranteed.

Questions? Please contact the Hesburgh Library Circulation/Reserve Desk, 574-631-6318, circ.1@nd.edu, or your branch library for assistance.