Answered By: Marissa C. Ball
Last Updated: Jan 09, 2023     Views: 3721

There are a variety of different spaces for studying in the Libraries. We have Quiet Study Areas, Group Study Areas, Group Study Rooms, Study Carrels, and Computer Labs/Areas.

Quiet Zones

Quiet Zones define the Quiet Study Floors/Areas. A Quiet Zone is an area designated specifically for quiet study and reading. 

  • Green Library (GL), MMC
    All areas of the 3rd, 6th, & 7th floors.
  • Hubert Library (HL), BBC
    All areas of the 3rd floor.

Group Study Rooms

Group Study Rooms can be reserved online. Limited numbers of Group Study Rooms are located at both the Green Library & Hubert Library.  Group Study Rooms are limited to enrolled FIU students. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis OR can be scheduled ahead of time online.

Student Carrels for graduate students and Ph.D. candidates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There are a limited number of carrels available.   

Open Group Study Areas are available on the non-quiet floors of the Libraries. These areas allow for moderate levels of noise and conversation (while not disrupting others) and collaborative group work. 

Computer Labs

Computer Labs/Computer areas are also available to support education and learning at FIU. This includes conducting research for assignments, preparing and printing documents, accessing online coursework, e-mailing instructors and class members, and other related activities. A limited number of laptops are also available for checkout from Device Checkout at the Hub at GL or the 1st-floor Checkout desk at HL.

  • Green Library, Modesto A. Maidique Campus:
    Hub, 2nd fl.
    Open Lab, 5th fl.
    Government Documents Research Area, 2nd fl.
    GIS Center, 2nd fl.
    Alcoves, 3rd, 6th, 7th fls.
  • Hubert Library, Biscayne Bay Campus:
    ASK Center, 2nd fl.
    Alcoves, 2nd & 3rd fls.

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