Study Rooms

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The University Libraries provides group study rooms at multiple library locations. There are 24 group study rooms located in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library and 2 group study rooms at the Southampton Library. These group study 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. Users can make one (1) reservation a day for a maximum of two (2) hours per day / ten (10) hours per week.
  • 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 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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