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Study Space Options in Woodruff Library: Group Study


Policies for using group study rooms:

  • For LOCKED study rooms, check out a key from the Security Desk at the entrance to the library. These rooms can be booked for up to 4 hours at a time. You can reserve locked study rooms up to one day in advance.
  • For CLASSROOMS that can be used as study rooms after 6pm (room 773 & 874), sign up at the Security Desk (at the entrance to the library) to reserve the room. These rooms are usually unlocked after 6pm, but if you find them locked, Security can unlock them for you.
    • Emory faculty, students, and staff have priority over visitors from other institutions.
    • A minimum of three people must be present to reserve and use a study room.


      Woodruff Library Study Room 656. The glass walls are dry-erase friendly.


      Woodruff Library Study Room 756.  Pub-height table and chairs.

      Group Study Rooms Information

      Group study room locations in Woodruff Library:

      Level Room Tech-enabled Size* Policy
      1 103   Sm


      1 106   Sm


      1 107   Sm


      1 109   Sm


      1 112   Sm


      1 115   Sm locked
      2 212 Yes
      Sm locked
      2 213** Yes Med locked

      Music/Media Library

      426   Med locked
      Music/Media Library
      434   Med locked
      Music/Media Library
      435   Sm locked
      6 656 Yes Med locked
      6 664 Yes Med locked
      6 665 Yes Med locked
      7 756 Yes Med locked
      7 764 Yes Med locked
      7 765 Yes Med locked
       7 773*** Lg unlocked after 6pm
      874*** Lg
      unlocked after 6pm


      * Recommendations:
      Small: 3 to 5 people
      Medium: 4 to 6 people
      Large: 6+ people

      **  This classroom is reserved from 8 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday but is available for group study after 5 pm and on weekends.
      *** these are classrooms that are only available from 6pm until the stacks tower closes.

      Group study in the Library

      Group study is allowed on levels 1, 2, 6, & 7 of the library.

      Levels 3, 4, 5, & 8 are for quiet study and not for group study.

      For more information on quiet study see the "Quiet Study" tab of this guide.

      Map of Group Study Spaces

      Locate group study spaces in Woodruff and the Music and Media libraries with this map.

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