Group Study Spaces

Small group study spaces can be found in the following areas:

  • 1st floor (Mountain Side)
  • 2nd floor (Ocean and Mountain Side)
  • 4th floor (Ocean Side)
  • 6th floor (Ocean Side)
  • 7th floor (Ocean Side)

About the Group Study Spaces

Reservable rooms and areas providing collaborative work space are located throughout the UCSB Library.

  • Space sizes vary to accommodate 4 to 10 people.
  • Spaces feature varied amenities, including white boards or chalk boards in most areas.
  • Most Group Study Spaces are enclosed while the Media:scapes are located in open areas.
  • Group Study Spaces may not be used for instruction, office hours, or other standing meetings.
  • Drop-in usage is welcome, but priority is given to UCSB students, faculty, and staff groups of 2 or more with reservations.
  • Reservations may be made online for up to 2 hours at our study room reservation system (starting Jan. 4). 
  • Doors to all enclosed Group Study Spaces are unlocked. Do not leave personal items unattended.
  • UCSB Library reserves the right to cancel a Group Study Space reservation if the group has not occupied the area within 15 minutes of the start of a reservation time.

Please consult our Group Study Space Guidelines for Use before booking a room.