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 library materials you have borrowed on your ID unattended. Materials will be removed if left unattended.

Group study rooms:

  • Collaborative work spaces are available in the Hesburgh Libraries for use by students. Please check availability here: http://library.nd.edu/about/rooms/
    • Group study space
    • One Button Studio for recording
  • Materials will be removed if left unattended
  • The O'Meara Mathematics Library has five (5) group study rooms and a seminar room.

Graduate student lounge

  • Hesburgh Library, Room 900
  • Study tables available
  • Available during library building open hours
  • Access granted via keypad;
    • code available from the Graduate Student Union Office (217 LaFortune Student Center)
    • code available from the Hesburgh Library Security Monitors or from the Hesburgh LibraryCirculation/Reserves Desk with proper ID
  • 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

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.