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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts
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About the Library's Study Zones

The Library's new Study Zone Policy was enacted in response to student feedback.  While most of the library falls into the Quiet Study Zone, the 1st floor of Library North and 4th Floor of Library South is now designated a Group Study Zone and the 3rd Floor of Library South is now the Silent Zone for folks looking for absolute silence when they study.  

  • Conversation allowed but please speak quietly
  • No phone conversations
  • Set phone to vibrate or silent 
  • 1st Floor Library North
  • 2nd Floor Library North
  • 4th Floor Library South

  • Occasional discussion is OK
  • Speak quietly
  • No phone conversations
  • Set phone to vibrate or silent
  • Headphones at low volume
  • A Level Library North
  • B Level Library North
  • 3rd Floor Library North
  • 2nd and 3rd Floor Bridges


  • Silent study only
  • No talking
  • No phone conversations
  • Set phone to silent mode
  • Headphones at low volume
  • 3rd Floor Library South          


Please respect the rules of each study zone and be mindful of your peers.

While the library staff will do its best to enforce this policy, we need the cooperation of the entire community!

We cannot guarantee perfect silence in the red zone, or constant quiet in the yellow  zone. Sound may carry from study rooms or through doorways and people (like you!) using these areas may generate some gentle noises (keyboard clicks, pages turning, an occasional cough, etc.). Please be patient with these minor interruptions.


Study Zones at a Glance


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