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Assigned rooms (faculty/grads)

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Long-term study rooms

Rooms assigned for a semester to UA research faculty (including emeritus and visiting faculty), and PhD candidates working on their dissertations. All long-term study rooms are double occupancy; you may be asked to share the space.

Long-term study rooms are at the Main Library and Weaver Science-Engineering Library.

Apply for a long-term study room

Comp exam rooms

Rooms assigned for a month to UA graduate students studying for comprehensive exams. If there is no waiting list, you can request an extension.

Comp exam rooms are on the 4th floor of the Main Library.

Apply for a comp exam room

Dissertation writers' room

A shared room at the Main Library assigned for one semester. You must have completed comprehensive exams and be working on a dissertation. Rooms include partitioned desks and lockers for storing research materials.

Apply for dissertation writers' room

How to access

Once assigned, you can use your room anytime the library is open. Check current library hours.