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Where to Study on Campus

Geisel Library has lots of desks, but it isn't the only place to hit the books. Stay close to home on your college campus, or try a less-popular location for improved quiet time.

General campus locations

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours

Notes

Geisel Library 3,000 Mon.–Thurs., 7:30 a.m. to midnight
Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sundays, 10 a.m. to midnight

The Overnight Study Commons is open continuously from 10 a.m. Sunday through 6 p.m. Friday (excluding holidays) during academic quarters. Additional areas are open 24/7 during final’s week (space for 900).

Details about library study spaces.

Biomedical Library 610 Mon.–Thurs., 8 a.m. to midnight
Fridays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sundays, noon to midnight
Details about library study spaces.
Price Center East
(Floors 1 & 2)
854 Sundays open at 9:30 a.m., then 24-hour until Saturday early morning at 2 a.m.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Includes a computer lab, group study rooms and lounges. Price Center East Ballroom is open as a 24-hour study space during finals, adding 125 seats.*

Price Center West 703 Mon.–Fri., 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturdays,  8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Computer Lab and Sun God Lounge, and meeting rooms adjacent to the lounge, are open until 2 a.m. during finals; these spaces can accommodate 115 students.
The Student Center 149 Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Tree House Lounge and Computer Lab, Fireside Lounge, and High Thai dining area are open until 2 a.m. during finals; these spaces can accommodate 100 students.
Galbraith Hall (formerly CLICS) 130 24/7

8 a.m. Monday, June 3 through 8 p.m. Friday, June 14.

Contacts:

Price Center & Student Center: (858) 534-7666.
Office of the Associate University Librarian: (858) 534-1278.

Marshall College

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours

Notes

P Lounge 10 24/7 For residents only.
Q Lounge 10 24/7 For residents only.
R Lounge 10 24/7 For residents only.
U Lounge 10 24/7 For residents only.
Ocean View Lounge 50 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. For residents only.
Fireside Lounge
(upstairs)
20 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. For residents only.
Fireside Lounge
(downstairs commuter room)
10 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. For residents only.
Ocean View Terrace Restaurant 175 TBD (Closed during Summer) Open until midnight during finals.
Goody’s Café 25 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Outdoor seating only.

Contacts:

Marshall College Office of Student Affairs, (858) 534-4390.

Muir College

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours

Notes

Tioga and Tenaya residence halls
(lounges/ study carrels on each floor)
285 24/7 For residents only.
Tioga Hall, 11th floor meeting room 15 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. For residents only.
Tuolumne Apartments lounge 15 24/7 For residents only.
Tamarack Apartments
(lounges on each floor)
48 24/7 For residents only.
Muir College Center 35 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Includes coffee shop/ lounge space.
Pines Restaurant 274 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Open until midnight during finals.
ROOTS Restaurant 50 Mon. – Thurs., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
John’s Place and Market 50 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. Outdoor seating only.

Contacts:

Muir College Residential Life Office, (858) 534-4200.

Revelle College

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours

Notes

Blake Hall – The Commuter Lounge 30 Open Sunday night through Friday night. Closed on weekends.
Fleet Residence Hall Lounges 48 24/7 For Fleet Residence Hall residents only.
Galbraith Hall  The Think Tank 48 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., 24/7 during finals week. Active study spaces located inside Galbraith Hall.
Galbraith Hall – Barnwood
82 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., 24/7 during finals week. Quiet study spaces located inside Galbraith Hall.

*Denotes inclusion of new study space.

Contacts:

Revelle College Residence Life Office, (858) 534-3025.

Roosevelt College

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours

Notes

Commuter Lounge
(2nd floor of administration building)
25 Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Study space in the former IR/PS Library 50 Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Transitioned to study space in fall 2011.
Great Hall 200 Various; hours vary depending on events schedule. Open during finals week when not scheduled for events.
Café Ventanas Restaurant 290 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Open until midnight during finals.

Contacts:

Roosevelt College Student Affairs Office, (858) 534-2237.

Sixth College

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours

Notes

Sixth College Lodge 30 24/7 Open when not used for meetings.
Dogg House 20 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Open when not used for meetings.
Commuter Center 20 24/7 Open when not used for meetings.
Digital Playroom 20 24/7
Patio seating at Foodworx Restaurant & Sixth College Place and Market 75 Foodworx: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sixth College Place and Market: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Outdoor seating only.

Contacts:

Sixth College Residential Life Office, (858) 822-5268.

Sports Facilities

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours*

Notes

RIMAC West Lobby seating area
14

Mon.Thurs.: 5:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Couch-style seating with no tables.
RIMAC Annex, Peet’s Coffee Lounge

Inside: 40
Outside: 25

Sun.Thurs.: 7 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.

Lounge remains open beyond Peet's hours.
RIMAC Annex Glider Lounge
34

Mon.Thurs.: 5:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Main Gym West Lobby seating area
15

Mon.Fri.: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Couch-style seating with no tables

*Subject to change during breaks, holidays, and Summer.

Contacts:

Sports Facilities at (858) 534-7884 or sportfac@ucsd.edu.

Warren College

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours

Notes

The Courtroom in Res Life 40 24/7
JK Wood Lounge in Res Life 25 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. 24/7 during finals.
Warren residence halls
(lounge on each floor)
70 24/7 For residents only.
Goldberg Apartments 8 24/7
Warren College study lounge in CSE building 40 Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Canyon Vista Restaurant 250 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Open until midnight during finals.
Yosemite Room in Canyon Vista Restaurant 100 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Open until midnight during finals.
Earl’s Place and Market 25 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.  

See maps and more details about the Warren neighborhood.

Contacts:

Warren College Residential Life Office, (858) 534-4581.