Study Rooms

There are 24 group study rooms located in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library. Group study rooms in the Central and North Reading Rooms offer enclosed spaces for groups of 2-6 people to work together.  Stony Brook University students, faculty, and staff may use group study rooms in the Libraries for academic use for a maximum of 2 hours per day. Priority is given to students.

Group Study Room Policies & Procedures

  • Group Study Rooms may be booked online or at the desired study room by scanning the QR code using a mobile device.  Log in using your Stony Brook email address. Rooms may be reserved for a maximum of two (2) hours per day.
  • A minimum of two (2) people are required to be able to reserve and use a study room.
    • Add the second person’s SBU email to the Participant List on the right of the reservation screen.
  • Study rooms can be reserved up to two weeks in advance.
  • Room reservations that are unclaimed after 15 minutes from the start are subject to cancellation.
  • Rooms are available first come, first served basis when not reserved.
  • For assistance in using the online reservation system, please speak to a staff member at the Central Reading Room or North Reading Room service desks.
  • While in the study rooms, please keep conversations at a moderate level so other patrons are not disturbed.

Capacity: Minimum of 2 individuals, up to 6

  • Must be SBU affiliated
  • Priority is given to students
  • Conference room technology not available
  • Food & Noise Policy: Zone rules apply; please discard of all food wrappers and trash in the garbage bins.
  • Supplies: Whiteboard markers, erasers, and adapter cables are available for checkout
  • Note: Failure to adhere to study room and library policies may result in loss of study room privileges.

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