Research Carrels at the Homer Babbidge Library

Library Research Carrel Application Period – Coming Soon

The open online application period for research carrels at the Homer Babbidge Library will begin on Friday, August 26, 2022 at 10:00am and run through Friday, September 9, 2022 at 5:00pm.

Due to carrel availability, we will be accepting Graduate Student, Honors Student, University Scholar, Faculty, and Emeritus applications for the 2022-2023 Academic Year.  Please note that assignments are approved on a first come, first served basis.  To ensure consideration, all applications must be complete, including department approvals.

To apply or to check on the status of a previously submitted application please visit


Research Carrels Policy and Guidelines

Research carrels are assigned to eligible applicants who are working on research projects requiring extensive use of library materials.  Research carrels are not intended for use by occupants as study, storage or office space. Only individuals actively affiliated with the University of Connecticut are considered to be eligible. Please find below links to information regarding research carrel policy and usage:


Questions? Please contact Kim Giard, Payroll and HR Processing Specialist.


Per Diem Research Carrels

Daily research carrels can be checked in four hour increments out by any member of the UConn community at the Homer Babbidge Library’s main iDesk.


Last updated August 8, 2022.