Group Study Rooms


Current UConn students can reserve a Homer Babbidge Library group study room online.

All you need is your NetID!

  • Click above link: “Reserve Group Study Room”
  • Find the room that you want on the left, and select the time that you want your reservation to start in the calendar grid to the right.
  • At the bottom of the screen, select the time you want your reservation to end, then hit “Submit Times.”
  • Enter your NetID and password.
  • Hit the “Continue” button if all of your reservation information is correct.
  • Hit the “Submit My Booking” button to complete your reservation. You’ll receive an email confirmation.
  • Show up to the room on time with at least one other member of your group.


  • Group study rooms may be reserved for two or more people engaged in collaborative projects. Students are welcome to use an unoccupied group study but must yield to a group on request and/or a reservation.
  • Students may reserve a group study up to 3 days in advance.
  • A student may reserve a group study up to twice a day, for a maximum of 6 hours a day.
  • Personal items left unattended in a group study after the reserved time is complete will be removed by Library Security and brought to the Lost & Found, Plaza Level, Security Desk.
  • The Library is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Please be respectful of others; keep noise to appropriate levels for the floor you are on.

Who can reserve a group study room?

All UConn students.

Can I reserve a room to use by myself?

No, group study rooms are just that – group study for 2 or more people. Individual study rooms are available for checkout at the iDesk.

Can I reserve a room to use anytime the library is open?

No, reservations end 2 hours before the library closes, but you are welcome to use any unoccupied group study room after that until the library closes.

How many rooms are there?

There are a total of 36 rooms, which can accommodate anywhere from 2 to 18 people!

Where are the rooms located?

Group study rooms are located on Levels B, 1, 2, 3 and 4. Maps are available at the iDesk on Plaza Level.

Links to view floor maps:

Links to view floor maps: B 1 2 3 4

What is in each room?

All rooms have tables and chairs, and most rooms have whiteboards (bring your own markers.) The rooms on Level 1 have TVs with VGA and HDMI inputs. Full room information is available in the system.

How long can I stay in a room?

You can reserve group study rooms for 1 to 3 hour sessions.

How far in advance can I reserve a study room?

3 days before your study session.

How many reservations can I have in the system at a time?

Two per day.

What if I make a reservation and then decide I don’t want the room?

You can cancel your reservation through a link in your confirmation email.

What if I booked a study room, but arrive to find that someone is in it?

Please explain to them that you have a reservation for the room, and show them your confirmation message. If you have any issues, please contact the iDesk.

What if I want to take a break from studying and leave the room?

The rooms will be unlocked, so we recommend that you take valuables with you when you take a break. The Library is not responsible for lost or stolen items.