Study Rooms

The University Libraries has 22 study rooms for use by SBU students. The study rooms are located in the Central Reading Room, North Reading Room, and the Southampton library and are available during the library’s operating hours.

Please adhere to the capacity limits for each room. Four study rooms (Core rooms) in the North Reading Room are for individual study. One one person permitted in the room at a time. The other study rooms are for group study; 2-6 people are permitted in those rooms.

Reserving a study room

Reserve a study room using the Stony Booked site or you can scan the QR code located outside the study room. Log in with your Stony Brook email address.

Study Room Policies

  • Maximum of 2 hours per group per day for Group Study Rooms, unless no one else is waiting.
  • Maximum of 4 hours per week for Core Study Rooms.
  • Reservations are not transferrable; the person who made the reservation must be present in the study room for the duration of the reservation.
  • Reservations that are unclaimed after 15 minutes are subject to cancellation.
  • The study rooms are intended to be a quiet place for students to work and study. The purpose is to support academic study, research, and group collaboration. 
  • Study rooms are for SBU students; they are not open to the general public.
  • Furniture must remain in the study room and no furniture is to be added to or removed from the study rooms.
  • Please follow the Zone policy and remove any garbage before vacating the room.
  • Erase the whiteboards when you leave.
  • Study rooms are not to be used for classes, lectures, or department or student organization meetings. 
  • Inappropriate conduct such as excessive noise, sleeping, sexual acts, fighting, or writing on furniture is not permitted. See the Libraries’ User Code of Responsibility.
  • Failure to comply with the Libraries’ User Code of Responsibility and the Study Room Terms & Conditions may result in loss of study room privileges.
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