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Study Rooms: Policies

Thirteen study rooms are available to current students for both individual and group use. You may reserve a room online with the Study Room Reservation System or ask for a room at the Public Services Desk.

Checkout a Study Room

13 study rooms are available to current students for both individual and group use. Although priority will be given to student requests, the Public Services Supervisor will consider study room requests from faculty and staff on a case-by-case basis. Study rooms are not to be used for regularly scheduled classes or regularly scheduled meetings.

Study room keys may be checked out for two hours at the Public Service Desk. Renewals are possible only if no other group is waiting for the room. To be sure of availability, you may reserve a study room up to five days in advance.

To checkout a study room you will be required to provide your UW-Superior ID card.

After you have checked out a study room key, please keep the following in mind:

  • Study room keys must remain in the library. If you need to step outside, please leave the key at the Public Services Desk until you return.
  • Study room doors lock automatically when closed. Please take the key whenever leaving the room.
  • When you are finished with the room, please turn off equipment and lights and close the door.
  • Return study room keys to the Public Services Desk immediately at the end of the reservation.
  • Rooms must be vacated 15 minutes prior to the library closing.

Please familiarize yourself with additional Terms & Conditions regarding study room usage as outlined below.

Reserve a Study Room

Reservations may be made:

Please note the following policies regarding study room booking reservations:

  • A study room may be reserved for two hours up to five days in advance.
  • One study room may be reserved per day.
  • Online reservations must be made using a @uwsuper.edu email address.
  • Reservations not claimed at the Public Services Desk within 15 minutes after the reserved time begins will be forfeited and the room made available to other patrons.

Terms & Conditions

  • Lost keys are the responsibility of the patron who checked out the key. The lost key charge is $50 and, if required, a lock replacement is $50.
  • Patrons checking out a group study room key accept full responsibility for any damage incurred while the room is in your custody. Replacement fees will be assessed for any damaged equipment.
  • Notify the Public Services Desk if there are any equipment problems.
  • Do not leave belongings unattended. Neither the library nor the university is responsible for lost, stolen or damaged personal belongings.
  • Do not cover/block windows or doors.
  • Study rooms are not sound proof. The noise level should not interfere with the studies of other patrons.
  • Activities not allowed in the group study rooms include, but are not limited to: painting, partying, holding office hours, conducting recruitment sessions, or activities disruptive to others.
  • Behaviors that will result in expulsion from a group study room include, but are not limited to: disruptive behavior, threatening behavior, vandalism.
  • No alcohol or tobacco is permitted in the study rooms or building.

Equipment

All rooms are equipped with:

  • a DVD/VHS combo player or Blu-ray player
  • a TV monitor with cable access
  • a whiteboard
  • tables and seating
  • WiFi network access

Laptops are available for checkout at the Public Services Desk.

Please notify the Public Services Desk if there is a problem with equipment.

Questions

Questions or comments on the policy should be directed to Laura Jacobs, Library Director.

Policy last revised July 12, 2016.