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Study & Collaborative Spaces

24/7 Study in KL 155, First Floor Lantern

KL 155 is a 24-hour study area. 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, is a designated quiet study area.

Eligible Users: Students, staff and faculty.

How to Reserve: First-come basis.

Access: KL 455 is 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: KL264- KL376 accommodate up to 6 people.

Equipment: All CWRs have a fixed position table with accompanying large flat panel monitor. There are charging ports in the table (USB-A, USB-C and regular outlets) along with an HDMI connection for the screen. The rooms are also equiped with three glass whiteboards. 

How to Reserve: Use the online room reservation system EMS 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.



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.

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