Study spaces and carrels

Reserve Study Rooms with LibCal

The UF Libraries offers rooms for group study at branches across campus. These study spaces can be reserved in advance for groups of two or more.

Book a study space:

Additional study room options may be available at the UF Legal Information Center. Contact them for additional information.

Rules for reserving and using study rooms may vary by library. Before booking a room at a library, please review their study room policy page:

ProctorU / Honorlock room reservation

Health Science Center Library

There are four ProctorU/Honorlock testing rooms located on the 2nd floor of the HSC Library, C2-36, C2-37, C2-39 and C2-40

Library West

There are 10 Test Proctoring Booths located on the southwest-side of the 2nd floor of Library West.

Study rooms overview

Library West

General study areas

  • Some talking and quiet group study/discussion sessions allowed but please take all phone conversations outside or in the stairwells.
  • First, second, and third floors.

Silent individual study areas

  • Fourth floor
  • Sixth floor
    The 6th floor is reserved for enrolled UF graduate students (does not include undergraduate or post-baccalaureate students taking graduate-level courses).
    Graduate students must register at the 2nd floor Circulation Desk to have their Gator1 card activated for elevator access to the 6th floor space.
    More information

Group Study Rooms

Individual Graduate and Faculty Study Carrels

  • Twenty-eight graduate study carrels are available on the 4th floor of Library West. They are assigned for the academic year by a lottery of eligible applicants who have applied using our online form. Priority is given to those graduate students completing their doctoral dissertations in the humanities or social sciences. More information.
  • Sixteen faculty study carrels are available on the 4th floor of Library West. They are assigned for the academic year by a lottery of eligible applicants who have applied using our online form. Priority is given to those faculty in the humanities and social sciences who are on sabbatical leave and using the resources of Library West. More information on the faculty carrels.

Marston Science Library

Collaboration Commons

For complete policies and conduct code, see the MSL Study Room Policies.

Group study and discussion areas.

  • First floor (Collaboration Commons)
  • Second floor (Reference Area)
  • Third floor

Silent individual study area.

  • Fourth floor
  • Fifth Floor

Study carrels

  • Located on the fourth and fifth floors, a limited number of carrel spaces, including a small locker, are assigned to graduate students through a lottery. Graduate students in the sciences may apply. Applications are available online at http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/MSLcarrels/. Assignments are for one semester and may be extended for additional semesters if space is available.

Architecture and Fine Arts Library

General study areas, some talking allowed.

  • Throughout the library.

Education Library

Group study and discussion areas

  • First floor: 1 study room
  • Second floor: 4 study rooms

General study areas, some talking allowed

  • First floor

Silent individual study area

  • Second floor

Smathers Library

General study areas, some talking allowed

  • First floor (Albert H. Nahmad Panama Canal Gallery)
  • Third floor (Latin American and Caribbean Collection)

Silent individual study area

  • First floor (Map & Imagery Library)
  • Second floor (Special & Area Studies Collections, special restrictions apply)

Health Science Center Library

Reservations for eighteen HSC Library study rooms are now online and unmediated. Students can make reservations with their smartphones and bypass the circulation desk. Study room reservation info and policies.