The Law Library offers options for open and reserved seating for LAW and SIA students. Group Study Rooms, study carrels and 7 desktop computers may be reserved. "Opening seating" or seating not included in the reservation system includes the following: The Reading Room, 3rd Floor Desk, soft seating "arm chairs" throughout the library. Additionally, the Law Library offers six Group Study Rooms that may be reserved by LAW and SIA students.
The Reading Room is reserved for quiet reading and research. Conversations and collaborative/group work should not be conducted in the Reading Room. Cell phone conversations disrupt others' expectations of quiet study and research space. Phone calls should be taken outside of the library space.
Securing Valuables and Personal Items
Users are responsible for securing their personal items and valuables while working in the law library. Personal or other items should not be left unattended for long periods of time to "hold a seat."
Only laptop computers and other study aids may be plugged into outlets in the library. No appliances are permitted in the library and will be removed if discovered. No extension cords will be permitted in the library, whether in carrels or for use with laptops on tables.
Group Study Room Reservations
The Law Library offers group study rooms for use of LAW/SIA students only. Reservations can be made 24 hours in advance. Group study rooms accommodate up to four or six individuals, capacity information for each study room can be found on the reservation page. Users without reservations are expected to vacate study rooms when a group with reservations arrives.
RESERVATION/SIGN-UP INFORMATION AND GUIDELINES