Scott Memorial Library

Information For

Study Spaces




At Thomas Jefferson there is a strong commitment to provide a variety of research and study spaces for students and faculty members. Study spaces are available on all four floors of Scott Memorial Library, Jefferson Alumni Hall, and elsewhere on campus.

Quiet Study Floors

The third and fourth floors of Scott provide carrels, pods, and tables for quiet study.

Group Study Options

The second floor of Scott is not designated as a quiet floor and it includes various options (carrels, tables, study rooms) for group study.

There are ten small-group collaboration rooms on the second floor of Scott Library available to Jefferson students. Each room is fully equipped with a computer, a large flat screen monitor, and a writing surface. The six rooms on the west side are unlocked and available any time between 8am and 2am. The four rooms on the east side may be reserved:

In addition, six small rooms available on the third floor of Scott for individual use or pairs. These rooms are not reserved and are available on a first come, first served basis for up to 4 hours. Room keys must be checked out from the second floor Service Desk and may be checked out a second time if the room is not on hold by another student.

The Library also oversees group study areas in the Jefferson Alumni Hall, and provides guides to study space elsewhere on campus.

Download a brochure on campus study spaces.

Reading Room (First Floor)
Reading Room (First Floor)
Group Study Room (Second Floor)
Group Study Room (Second Floor)
Casual Reading Area (Second Floor)
Casual Reading Area (Second Floor)
Group Study Tables (Second Floor)
Group Study Tables (Second Floor)
Study Carrels (Third Floor)
Study Carrels (Third Floor)
Study Carrels (Fourth Floor)
Study Carrels (Fourth Floor)