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:

  • Study rooms in the Hesburgh Library lower level and on the Hesburgh Library 2nd floor can be reserved by a groups of two or more up to two hours per day a maximum of two times a week and up to two weeks in advance.  Please visit this page to reserve a room: http://library.nd.edu/help/rooms/groupstudy.shtml
  • 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

  • Hesburgh Library, 10th floor, west/northwest corner.
  • Available during library building hours.
  • Graduate students only are allowed in this space. Report any concerns to the Hesburgh Library Security Monitors.
  • The graduate student professional development library is located in this space. For a list of materials in this collection: https://alephprod.library.nd.edu/F/?func=find-c&ccl_term=WCL=grad
  • Access granted via keypad; code available from the Graduate Student Union Office (217 LaFortune Student Center), from the Hesburgh Library Security Monitors or from the Hesburgh LibraryCirculation/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 a lokmobile at Hesburgh Circulation/Reserves Desk.
  • A 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.