Study Rooms

Current Western Michigan University students can reserve study rooms at Waldo Library. Reserve a study room ahead of time or present your Bronco Card at the Service Desk to check one out.

Group study rooms (2-10 people)

We have seven group study rooms at Waldo Library for groups of two or more. These study rooms can be reserved for up to 4 hours, 14 days in advance. Additional time can be given if there are no other scheduled reservations.

Online reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Same-day reservations can be made in person at the Service Desk.

All group study rooms feature tables, chairs and whiteboards. Ask for markers for the whiteboards at the Service Desk. Some of the rooms have large monitors or projectors that you can use with your laptop. Cables and adapters are available in the rooms or for check out.

  • Group study room locations
    Library/room nameRoom locationSeats up toFeatures
    Waldo, Room 1Lower level, across from central staircase10Large monitor
    Waldo, Room 2Lower level, across from central staircase6Large monitor
    Waldo Room 3Lower level, near Classroom B6 
    Waldo, Room 4Lower level, near Classroom B. Entrance is through Group Study Room 310 
    Waldo, Room 5Second floor, center of the building10Large monitor
    Waldo, Room 6Second floor, center of the building6 
    Waldo, Room 7Second floor, center of the building4Large monitor
  • Group study room use
    • Your group study room may be reassigned if you are more than 15 minutes late for your reserved time.
    • No room keys will be dispensed with less than 2 hours until closing.
    • All keys must be returned no less than 1 hour before the library closes. You will be charged a $42 fee if you lose the room key.
    • You are responsible for reimbursing the Libraries for any damage occurring during your time in the room.
    • Noise levels must be low enough so that other library patrons, including those in other group study rooms, are not disturbed.
    • No items may be put on or in front of the windows of the group study rooms.
    • You must comply with all public address announcements while in a group study room.
    • Do not leave any material(s) in the group study rooms.

Individual study rooms (1 person)

When you need a quiet place to study, we have 11 individual study rooms at Waldo Library that you can use. These study rooms can be reserved for up to 4 hours, 14 days in advance. Additional time can be given if there are no other scheduled reservations. 

Online reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Same-day reservations can be made in person at the Service Desk.

All individual study rooms are equipped with a desk and chair.

  • Individual study room locations
    Library/room nameRoom location
    Waldo, Room 3046 Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3047Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3048Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3049Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3050Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3051Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3052Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3053Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3054Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3055Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
    Waldo, Room 3056Third floor, center of the building, adjacent to the Graduate Student Commons
  • Individual study room use
    • Your individual study room may be reassigned if you are more than 15 minutes late for your reserved time.
    • No room keys will be dispensed with less than 2 hours until closing.
    • All keys must be returned no later than 1 hour before the library closes. You will be charged a $42 fee if you lose the room key.
    • You are responsible for reimbursing the Libraries for any damage occurring during your time in the room.
    • Noise levels must be low enough so that other library patrons, including those in other individual study rooms, are not disturbed.
    • No items may be put on or in front of the windows of the individual study rooms.
    • You must comply with all public address announcements while in an individual study room.
    • Do not leave any material(s) in the individual study rooms.

Policy

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