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Study Areas

Mann Library has a limited number of study rooms available for short term loan. Keys are available from the Circulation Desk (map it). A variety of other locations exist throughout the library for individual or group study activities, listed below by floor. All areas include RedRover wireless network coverage. See our laptop page for wireless setup information.


The Mann Library basement level is primarily occupied by staff offices and computer classrooms. The Follett Information Commons in the Basement Study Area (map it) offers soft seating, tables, and whiteboards.  

First Floor

Several study areas available with tables, power outlets, chairs.  With service desks, staff offices and a computing center, this floor is one of the most active areas of the library.

The Lobby (map it) has tables, chairs and soft seating.

Second Floor

This floor houses several staff office areas and open collaborative spaces.  Study areas are available with tables, power outlets, chairs, and soft seating. The Dean's Room (map it), a large, open floor space with chairs, tables, and whiteboards.

The second floor also features the Bissett Collaborative Center, a customizable space for students to work collaboratively on academic projects and assignments.  Mobile LCD screens and collaborative workstations and plenty of whiteboards are available here for use.

Third Floor

This floors is a designated Quiet Study area.  The Joseph and Geraldine McManus Study Room (map it) on the 3rd floor houses 6 iMacs, study tables and chairs for use, and has a balcony overlooking the 2nd floor Deans Room.The Grad Study Area is also located on the 3rd floor (map it). Grad study desks and lockers can be requested at the Circulation Desk (map it).