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Spaces & Technology

Group Study Rooms

Group study rooms for 3-8 people are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the library. Currently enrolled students can check out a group study room by visiting the Technology & Logistical Services office, on the 2nd floor of Library South in room 2039, behind the Research Help Desk. Please note that in order to use the study rooms all students in the group must present their CSUDH photo IDs and sign an agreement. You can reserve a room online up to seven days in advance.

Note: Single Study Rooms are available for the Fall 2021 semester only

CSUDH students in a group study room at the University Library.

Contact the Technology & Logistical Services by phone (310) 243-2173 or email lcns@csudh.edu.

Room Numbers, Equipment, & Capacity

2nd Floor Rooms

  • 2711, 2713, 2715
  • Seats 3 - 5 people
  • Temporarily available for Single Study/Online classes between October 4 and December 10, 2021 (1 - 2 individuals)

3rd Floor Rooms

  • Rooms 3009, 3011, 3017, 2019, 3041, 3043, 3049, 3051
  • Seats 3 - 8 people

Equipment Available

All rooms are equipped with a table, chairs, a whiteboard, copycam, and power sockets. Rooms 3009 and 3051 also have a computer and projector. 

Room Capacity

If there are fewer than the minimum number of people allowed at any time, you will be asked to leave. Please wait until your entire group is present before occupying the room.

Rooms for 1 - 2 people are available through the IT User Services Help Desk on the first floor of Library North. Visit LIB C-108 or call (310) 243-2500 option 1.

To reserve a room for 8+ people contact Facilities Scheduling in Administration & Finance, by phone (310) 243-3799 or email (procurement@csudh.edu).

Group Study Room Rules

Eligibility:

  • Rooms may only be used by currently enrolled CSUDH students, and are intended for student study related purposes only. Full names and Campus ID cards must be provided for all participants.
  • Faculty and staff are prohibited from using library group study rooms; please see the library reservations policy for reserving other library spaces.

Reservation Times

  • Students are allowed to make one (1) reservation per day
  • Students may make reservations up to seven (7) days in advance
  • Reservations are for no longer than 2 hours.
    • Groups may renew their room is no one is waiting, except for the Co-Lab which requires a one hour break between reservations.
    • Reservations may be booked in fifteen-minute increments.
  • Reservations must start and end between normal posted building hours.
  • Reservation cancellations can be done online, in person, or by phone/email.
  • Spaces will be held for 30 minutes after the reservation time then released to the next group waiting.
  • Groups will not be permitted into a room within one hour of closing.
  • Library Services end 15 minutes before closing time.  Please gather your belongings and prepare to leave the building at the appropriate time.

Appropriate Use

  • Collaboration spaces are designed for meetings with 3-8 students. Group study rooms are not available for individual use. 
  • Food, beverages, and smoking are strictly prohibited.
  • Lights must remain on at all times; windows may not be covered and materials may not be posted on windows or walls.
  • Maintain a low to moderate noise level – rooms are not soundproof.
  • Do not remove or bring in additional furniture.
  • Users are responsible for the condition of the room. Report any previous damage to room/equipment to the Technology Checkout Program Office immediately upon discovery of the damage.
    • For rooms with white boards only use markers that are supplied in the room. Other markers (even other dry erase markers) may stain the PolyVision surface.
  • Leave the room clean and be sure to collect personal items.
    • Group Study Rooms: Wipe down the whiteboard, lock and close the door.
  • Students found using the collaboration rooms for anything other than group work are subject to loss of future reservation privileges.