Due to COVID, Group Study Rooms are currently for individual study only. Groups are not allowed. Masks must be worn in these Study Rooms.

Reservable and Drop-In Group Study Rooms are located throughout the UCSB Library for UCSB students, faculty, and staff groups of 2 or more.

Group Study Rooms & Guidelines for Use

  • All Group Study Rooms are available for UCSB students, faculty, and staff groups of 2 or more.
  • Room sizes vary to accommodate up to 10 people.
  • Rooms feature varied amenities, including white boards or chalk boards in most areas. The reservation system lists the amenities associated with each reservable room. Dry-erase markers and erasers are available at the Information Desk (in the Learning Commons) and the Services Desk (in the Paseo).
  • Group Study Rooms may not be used for instruction, office hours, or other standing meetings.
  • Reservations for reservable rooms may be made online 2 weeks in advance and for up to 4 hours per week at our reservation system
  • When reservable rooms are not in use, drop-in users are welcome. Drop-in users must relinquish reservable Group Study Rooms when presented with another group’s proof of reservation.
  • You must bring proof of confirmation to claim a reservable Group Study Room (such as a printout, saved email, or screenshot).
  • Library furniture may not be moved in or out of Group Study Rooms.
  • Users should clean up after themselves and leave the area in good condition, including erasing the white boards and chalk boards.
  • Please maintain reasonable noise levels and close the door when the room is occupied.
  • The Library is not responsible for the loss or theft of personal property. Do not leave your belongings unattended.
  • Failure to follow Group Study Room guidelines may result in users being asked to leave the area or the Library and/or in the loss of reservation privileges,
  • For assistance with Group Study Rooms, visit any of the Library’s service desks.

Group Study Rooms can be found in the following areas:

  • 2nd floor (Ocean Side) - Reservable Group Study Rooms
  • 2nd floor (Mountain Side) - Drop-in and Reservable Group Study Rooms
  • 4th floor (Ocean Side) - Reservable Group Study Rooms
  • 6th floor (Ocean Side) - Reservable Group Study Room
  • 7th floor (Ocean Side) - Reservable Group Study Room