UC Berkeley Library

Study spaces

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

Moffitt Library

  • Central Commons on Floors 4 & 5. Living room setting with chairs and small tables with available power and USB charging ports. Tables with Calnet login computers and large monitors for laptop hookup.
  • Collaborative group spaces are on Floors 1, 4 & 5.
  • Quieter spaces are on Floors 3 & 5.
  • The FSM Café on Floor 3 is open to the public and offers indoor and terrace seating.
  • Group study rooms and technology rooms may only be reserved by UC Berkeley students.
  • Reservable group study rooms on Moffitt floor 4
    4-6 seats. Projectors, laptops and other technology for use in study room available for checkout at the Service Desk.
    • Egret, Room 409
    • Goldeneye, Room 411
    • Quail, Room 431
    • Tern, Room 433
    • Warbler, Room 435
  • Reservable technology rooms on Moffitt floor 4
    • Van Houten Presentation Studio, Room 415
      8-10 seats. Equipment for recording an individual or group presentation to save on a USB drive. Microphone, microphone stand, Polycom conference phone, cables and other technology available for checkout at the Service Desk.
    • Conference Studio, Room 417
      8-10 seats. Equipment for an individual or group web conference using the installed room PC or your own laptop. Wireless keyboard / track pad, Polycom conference phone, cables and other technology available for checkout at the Service Desk.
  • Reservable group study rooms on Moffitt floor 5
    4-6 seats. Projectors, laptops and other technology for use in study room available for checkout at the Service Desk.
    • Hemlock, Room 503
    • Ironwood, Room 505
    • Juniper, Room 509
    • Laurel, Room 511
    • Mesquite, Room 513
    • Palm, Room 517
    • Redwood, Room 519
    • Tamarack, Room 521
  • Moffitt Library is open to:
    • UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff with a current Cal 1 Card
    • Patrons with a gold UC Berkeley Library Card.

Doe Library

  • The Heyns Reading Room and North Reading Room (Floor 2) provide over 400 seats at large study tables and a handful of comfy chairs in a beautiful and historic setting.
  • The Rosberg Reading Room (Floor 2) provides an intimate study space available to all, but especially designated for students in international and area studies. There are 24 study stations and a comfy chairs.
  • Graduate Services (Floor 2) provides study spaces for currently enrolled graduate students, faculty, and staff only. A dedicated Dissertation Writer's Room is open to doctoral students.
  • The Morrison Library (Floor 1) offers a quiet and relaxing space to read, lounge, and listen to music.
  • Doe Library is open to the public. Read more about Doe Library's access policy.

Main (Gardner) Stacks

  • There are 400 seats available for individual study throughout floors B, C and D. All areas of the Main (Gardner) Stacks are intended for quiet study.
  • Extreme silent study areas are also provided.
  • Study carrels are available for graduate students.
  • Group study rooms may be reserved by UC Berkeley students.
  • Main (Gardner) Stacks is open to:
    • UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff with a Cal 1 Card
    • Students from other UCs with a UC ID card
    • Stanford students with a Stanford ID card
    • Patrons with a borrowing card
    • The general public for research purposes only
      • Visitors may apply for a Stack Pass. Permission for Stacks access is not automatic.
    • Read more about Main (Gardner) Stack's access policy.

Wi-Fi:

  • UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff use AirBears2 to connect to the Internet and licensed library resources.
  • Visitors use CalVisitor to connect to the Internet. CalVisitor allows visitors to access their email and the Internet but does not allow access to licensed library resources.

 

Contact for help