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Study Rooms

Our study room reservation process has changed!

  • Keys are no longer needed for third floor study rooms
  • Reservations and check-in for third floor rooms has moved completely online

Room Descriptions

  • Individual study rooms: located on 3rd floor; these rooms are intended for individual study, only. These rooms are equipped with a desk, chair, and wall marker board. 
  • Group study rooms:8 rooms located on 3rd floor. These rooms are intended for smaller group meetings. This room follows the group study room guidelines. Boxes containing projector remotes and cables to connect to the projector in the rooms are also available for check out at the Library Services Desk. All group rooms come equipped with a wall mounted marker board as well. 
  • Conference Room: Located on the 1st floor and is intended for larger group meetings. This room follows the same guidelines as other group study rooms. Boxes containing projector remotes and cables to connect to the projector in the rooms are also available for check out at the Library Services Desk. This room is available to Northwest students after 5:00 pm.

* First floor group study rooms are available after 5pm, and keys must be checked out at the Library Services Desk


Reserve a Room   

Reservation instructions   |    Check-in instructions

Reservations can be scheduled up to 24 hours in advance through the online reservation system.

Loan periods and capacity:

    • Individual study rooms = 4 hours; minimum 1 occupant, maximum 1
    • Group study rooms = 3 hours; minimum 2 occupants, maximum 4


  • Study rooms may be requested by Northwest Missouri State University students, faculty and staff.  Projection equipment is available for checkout at the Library Services Desk.
  • Out of consideration for other library users, please keep noise to a minimum.
  • Group Rooms are reservable for up to 3 hours and can only be reserved once per day per group.
    • Individual rooms are reservable for up to 4 hours
  • Reservations are forfeited after 15 minutes. Be sure to check-in using the code provided in the reservation confirmation email to avoid others making a reservation in the same space.
  • Please plan to exit the study room at least 5 minutes before the loan period ends. Projection equipment must be returned to the Library Services Desk at the end of the loan period.
  • As you leave, check around you to ensure you’ve gathered all your personal items, returned furnishings to their original arrangement and turned off the lights
  • Study rooms are to be vacated when the reservation time has ended.
  • The Library is not responsible for any personal materials left in the room. Please note, study room doors cannot be locked so belongings should NOT be left unattended in these spaces.
  • It can be difficult to hear emergency alarms from inside the rooms. It is very important to follow emergency evacuation procedures if alarms sound.
  • For safety reasons, windows should remain uncovered and items should not be attached to the walls, desks, doors, or windows.
  • Please report any necessary repairs to the Library Services Desk Assistant.

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