Study Rooms

There are a number of group study rooms located in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library. Group study rooms in the Central and North Reading 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

  • Group Study Rooms can be booked in person at the service desks in Central and North Reading Rooms.  They cannot be booked in advance. Rooms may be reserved for a maximum of two (2) hours per day. Rooms may be renewed if there are no patrons on the waitlist.
  • Rooms are available first come, first served when not reserved.
  • To access study rooms, please check in at Library Services desk with your SBU ID.


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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