Study Spaces & Tools
Explore the links below to learn about the many study spaces available to students around campus, as well as the various study tools that can be found both on-campus and off-campus to help you achieve your academic goals.
Campus Study Spaces
- Campus Quiet Spaces – UMD webpage that lists every indoor and outdoor quiet space across campus that is ideal for studying solo or in a group:
- Room Reservations in the Libraries – The UMD Libraries have a number of reservable rooms for individual or group study. This link provides a comprehensive list of library spaces to reserve and how to request or reserve the space.
- McKeldin Library Carrels – McKeldin Library has a number of individual study rooms available for undergraduate students, known as study carrels, on the 3rd, 4th, and 6th floors.
- 3rd Floor study carrels are open to all library users on a first-come, first-served basis. These rooms cannot be reserved.
- 4th and 6th Floor study carrels are open to all University of Maryland-affiliated library users for 4- or 8-hour reservations. You may reserve a study carrel on these floors by using our online system. Rooms may be reserved from two hours to one week in advance.
- Edward St. John Learning & Teaching Center Huddle Rooms – ESJ’s Huddle Rooms are small conference rooms available to all students, faculty, and staff. At least three people must be using the space in order to reserve. They can be reserved two weeks in advance, up to three hours at a time. Users must have a campus directory ID and password in order to book a Huddle Room.
- University of Maryland Websites:
- Tutoring and Academic Success Support – the Tutoring @ UMD website provides a full directory listing of academic support, from tutoring services to academic success resources available on-campus and across the country through peer institutions. Includes time management, study and test taking skills, coping with stress and other concerns, etc.
- Counseling Center Academic Resources – provides tips on time management, studying, test preparation, and math learning. Includes suggested apps that you can download on your phone to help you meet your various academic goals. The Guided Study Sessions (GSS) Program offers FREE, regularly scheduled study sessions for traditionally difficult courses.
- External/Unaffiliated Websites – note that UMD does not endorse these external links, they are listed here simply as resources for you to consider and use your best judgement to determine if the information works to meet your needs: