Reserve A Seat

COVID-19 Service Changes

All of our facilities will be closed to the public beginning Saturday, November 22 through February 1, 2021. Reserve A Seat will resume again for the Spring 2021 semester in January.

Reserve Your Study Space 

Study spaces and computer workstations are available via reservation with a UConn NetID.

  • Homer Babbidge Library - study spaces and computers
  • Avery Point Campus Library - study spaces and computers
  • Stamford Campus Library - study spaces and computers (including the Bloomberg terminal)
  • Waterbury Campus Library - computers only

Seats can be booked in two hour increments with a limit of two reservations per day and can be made up to three days in advance.

Group study spaces are not available. We have a few spaces on Level 1 in Homer Babbidge that have several seats near each other for group work, please see the FAQ for more information. To help keep our facilities as sanitary and safe as possible, no food or drink (other than bottled water) is allowed in the Library.

Here's how it works

  • Click the 'Reserve a Seat' button
  • Select your library under 'Locations'
  • Select a floor from the 'Zone' dropdown (if applicable) 
  • Select a seat or type of computer from the 'Category' dropdown
  • Select 'Show Availability'
  • Select your seat and start time from what is available and then select the 'Submit Times' button at the bottom of page
  • Enter your UConn NetID and password
  • Confirm your reservation by clicking 'Continue'
  • Click the 'Submit My Booking' button to complete your reservation

    You will receive an email confirmation with information regarding your seat reservation. You will need to show your seat reservation when you visit the Library.

Seat Reservation Maps

Homer Babbidge Library

Map of Level 1
Map of Plaza
Map of Level B

Stamford Campus Library 

Main Floor

Avery Point Campus Library 

Main Floor 

 

What to do when you get to the Library

Find your seat and check-in either by clicking on the link in the confirmation email or scanning the QR code on the seat. You can check in up to 15 minutes in advance during our building hours. 

To help keep our facilities as sanitary and safe as possible, no food or drink (other than bottled water) is allowed in the Library. You are encouraged to clean the work area that you have reserved both before and after your reservation time.

Face coverings are required at all times. 

**For Homer Babbidge Library only - please be prepared to stop at the gates prior to entry to:

  • present your UConn ID
  • have your temperature checked
  • state your purpose for being in the building