The UCSB Library has a variety of study areas, including designated quiet floors, Late Night Study, Reservable and Drop-In Group Study Rooms, public computing areas, the DREAM Lab, an AR/VR Studio, and a Presentation Practice Room.
- Map of Study Areas in the Library
- Waitz: View Real-time Library Occupancy Data (so you can find the best study spot!)
- Map of Library Technologies
Group Study Rooms
Reservable and Drop-In Group Study Rooms are located throughout the UCSB Library for UCSB students, faculty, and staff groups of 2-10 people. Reservable Group Study Rooms can be booked by UCSB students, faculty, and staff up to 2 weeks in advance and for 4 hours per week through an online reservation system.
Presentation Practice Room
Located on the 1st Floor Mountain Side (room 1506), the Presentation Practice Room allows you to practice, refine, and record oral and multimedia presentations for classes and seminars, conferences, teaching preparation, the Grad and Undergrad Slam, thesis defenses, and other events. The room can be booked by UCSB students, faculty, and staff up to 2 weeks in advance and for up to 4 hours per week through an online reservation system.
Late Night Study
Students, faculty, and staff with valid UCSB Access ID cards can access the Library during Late Night Study by entering through the Paseo West entrance.
Floors 5-8 are designated quiet floors.
There are three quiet study rooms just for graduate students.
A reading room just for UCSB faculty, researchers, and lecturers is located on the first floor Mountain Side (Room 1505A).
TA Consultation Rooms
Two consultation rooms are available overnight and on weekends to graduate Teaching Assistants to meet with their students for tutoring and academic consultation.
The Library no longer offers any bookable space for campus meetings and events.