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Study & Collaborative Spaces

12am - 10pm

MLK Jr. Holiday
closed

Finals
12am - 12am

Thanksgiving Holiday
closed

Veterans Day Holiday
closed

Independence Day
closed

Spring Intercession
closed

Bobcat Day
12am - 12am

Commencement
closed

 

24/5 Study in KL 155, First Floor Lantern

KL 155 is a 24-hour study area from 12 p.m. Sunday through 10 p.m. Friday. View Library Hours for KL 155 holiday closures and extended final exam period hours.

Eligible Users: Students, staff and faculty.

How to reserve: First-come basis.

Policies: For non-academic activities, see policies for Large events & Tabling.

Access: For after hours access, enter through the south sliding doors of the Kolligian Library East Wing.


 

Quiet Study Spaces

The McFadden-Willis Reading Room, KL 455, and the Silent Study Room, KL 460, are designated quiet study areas.

Eligible Users: Students, staff and faculty.

How to Reserve: First-come basis.

Access: KL 455 and KL 460 are located on the 4th floor of the Library. 


 

Collaborative Work Rooms

Collaborative work rooms (CWRs) can be reserved for academic activities, group assignments and collaborative study. Student organizations and campus groups should use Library Meeting Rooms for non-academic purposes.

Eligible Users: Undergraduate students and graduate students.

Capacity: KL262- KL376 accommodate up to 6 people. KL464 - KL474 accommodate up to 12 people.

Equipment: All CWRs have a large flat panel monitor and a dry erase whiteboard. KL 262 features a conference table outfitted with HDMI connections for screen sharing to a large monitor.

How to Reserve: Use the online Campus Reservation System (CRS) to reserve a room up to 48 hours in advance for one or two hour blocks. Reservations are limited to one reservation per day, two reservations per week.

Policies: Reservations expire if the room is left empty for more than 30 minutes. Back-to-back group reservations are not permitted.

Access: Head directly to the CWR at the time of your reservation. No key is required.


Audio Visual Room, KL 361

The Audio Visual room is available for viewing faculty-selected course materials.

Eligible Users: Students, staff and faculty. 

Capacity: Up to 15 people with a 10 person conference table and additional soft seating. 

Equipment: A large screen TV and 500 DVD changer. A small number of portable TV/VCR/DVD units are available. To reserve a unit, email libraryreservations@ucmerced.edu.

Adding Course Materials: Faculty may provide materials or request library materials be made available in the AV room by visiting the 2nd floor Services Desk or contacting the Library at 209-228-4444, or library@ucmerced.edu. Please allow 48 hours for your materials to be made available for viewing.

How to Reserve: Use the online Campus Reservation System (CRS) or reserve in person at the second floor Services Desk.

Access: Prior to your reservation, present your CatCard at the Services Desk to check out the room key and remote control.


Security and Compliance

  • Signs, posters, notes, Post-its and other items may not be hung on walls or windows.
  • The library is not responsible for the security of any items left in rooms.
  • Items left in rooms will be placed in the library's Lost and Found. Ask about lost items at the Services Desk.
  • Valuable items are immediately turned over to the UC Police Department.
  • The person placing the reservation assumes responsibility for compliance with room use policies. 
  • Failure to comply with established policies may result in suspension of Library privileges.

Questions? Email: libraryreservations@ucmerced.edu