In response to COVID-19 the library building is closed until further notice and library services are changing.

Study Space

Group Study Rooms

Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020, until further notice, Group Study Rooms will be unavailable.

  • Rooms are booked in half (1/2 ) hour increments
  • Students may use the rooms for a maximum of three (3) hours per day
  • Rooms are available to book 48 hours in advance
  • You will receive an e-mail to confirm your time slot. Keep your e-mail confirmation (you can use this to kindly ask groups to vacate if necessary)
  • Not available to alumni or community borrowers
  • Book your study room:

Terms of Use for Group Study Rooms

  • Group study rooms are not for use by individuals. Individuals studying alone will be required to vacate the room
  • Please book an appropriately sized room for your group. Groups larger than the designated room capacity will be required to vacate the room
  • Please clean up your mess
  • Please respect the space or you could be prosecuted! Don’t deface walls or desks!
  • Report any problems to the Library’s Ask Us desk on the 1st floor
  • Library staff can ask you to vacate the room at any time

Graduate Lockers

  • Semester assignments
  • For registered graduate students
  • Apply at the Ask Us Desk

Study Offices

  • The University of Guelph Library has a limited number of closed individual study offices for Graduate students
  • Assignments are for one semester's use per degree program
  • Apply in person at the Ask Us Desk, starting the first week of the chosen semester
  • Faculty & Librarians on study or research leave can apply for a maximum of one year

Student Accessibility Services Study Rooms

  • Students can book the SAS accessible study rooms for up to five hours each day; the maximum individual booking length is three consecutive hours.
  • SAS study rooms may be booked 48 hours in advance
  • Please contact Library Accessibility Services staff at to book a room online, or ask fulltime staff at the Library's AskUs Desk for more information
  • SAS study offices are located on the sixth floor