We offer a variety of study environments which, depending on the library, range from very quiet to collaborative group spaces. Seating options also run the gamut from individual carrels to table seating to comfortable lounge chairs.
Theology Ministry Library: has a limited amount of group study space which groups of two or more may reserve by emailing TMLRoomReservations. Space not reserved in advance is available on a first-come first-served basis.
Quiet & Individual Study Spaces
O'Neill Library 4th and 5th Floors
Bapst Library Gargan Hall
Social Work Library
Educational Resource Library
Theology & Ministry Library
Collaborative Study Spaces (First Come, First Serve)
Theology & Ministry Library. School of Theology and Ministry and St. John's Seminary students who are writing a thesis or dissertation may reserve a closed study carrel. Carrel information and applications are available at the Circulation Desk
Social Work Library has two study rooms which can only be reserved by School of Social Work students, faculty, and staff through Social Work Central on Canvas.
Late Night Study Spaces
O'Neill Library: open 24/5 Sunday-Thursday during the fall and spring semesters
Gargan Hall in Bapst Library: open until 2am Sunday-Thursday during the fall and spring semesters
The O'Connell House Student Union: has study space 7 days a week beginning at 8 a.m. The house closes at midnight Sunday through Thursday and 1am Friday and Saturday
Libraries with Restricted Access
Law Library: reserved for Law School students.
Burns Library:reserved for researchers using the collections in the Burns Library.
While both of these libraries welcome visitors, general studying is restricted.