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Study Spaces

Our study spaces accommodate groups or individual study needs. Spaces are zoned for group, quiet, or silent study so there’s a space that works for you. Match your learning needs with the appropriate zone. Conversation is welcome in group and quiet study zones. Conversation and phones are prohibited in silent zones. Study spaces are also available in Mills and Thode Libraries.

View the Health Sciences Library’s floor plan to learn more about the rooms and spaces.


16 group study rooms can be pre-booked in the Health Sciences Library.

Book a Study Room

Information Box Group

Group Study Rooms Book Study Room

15 rooms to accommodate two or more students. Learn more about group study room regulations.

Large Group Study Room Book a room

Room 1B20 is larger than our standard group study room, accommodating six to 22 people. Learn more about group study room regulations.

FHS Graduate Student Study Room

Room 1B21 has seven study carrels and is restricted to current FHS Graduate or Postgraduate Medicine students. No pre-booking required, but keys need to be picked up from the Information Services Desk.

Silent Study Carrels

72 carrels at the back of the lower level are for silent study only.


Quiet Study Carrels

Carrels at the bottom of the staircase are for quiet study.


The Reserve and Multimedia Room

The Reserve and Multimedia Room contains three stand-up study carrels along with group study tables. A combination printer/photocopier/scanner is also available.


Upper Level Learning Commons

Comprising the majority of the Library’s upper level, the Learning Commons includes a variety of unique study spaces, from shared group tables to comfy chairs.


Lower Level Learning Commons

You’ll find the lower level Learning Commons at the foot of the staircase.


Jan and Mien Heersink Reading Pavilion

A comfortable and flexible study space accessible from the lower level of the library. Floor to ceiling windows provide a spectacular view of campus.


C. Barber Mueller History of Health and Medicine Room

An ambient study space with tables and armchairs. This room features a fireplace, an in-use collection and is adjacent to the Archives. Expect to see staff.