UC San Diego SearchMenu

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.

3 photos across page - Triton RIMAC Annex, Library community study space, Price Center East - all places to study on campus

Expand all

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 8 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m. to midnight

Current library hours

Audrey's Cafe serves coffee and tea drinks + light food items, and is open every day that Geisel Library is open

The Overnight Study Commons is open continuously from 10 a.m. Sunday through 7:45 p.m. Friday (excluding holidays) during academic quarters

Additional areas are open 24/7 during finals 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

Current library hours

Details about library study spaces
Price Center East
(Floors 1 & 2)
883 Sundays open at 9:30 a.m. to midnight
Mondays open at 6:30 a.m.; then open 24 hours through Friday at midnight
Saturdays: 8 a.m. to midnight

Includes a computer lab, group study rooms and lounges

Price Center West 644 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 also open to all students during finals week (regular Price Center hours)
The Student Center 252 Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Tree House Lounge and Computer Lab, Fireside Lounge, and High Thai dining area are open to students during finals week (regular Student Center hours)

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

Residence Hall Lounges 10 24/7 Accessible by P Hall residents only
Residence Hall Lounges 10 24/7 Accessible by Q Hall residents only
Residence Hall Lounges 10 24/7 Accessible by R Hall residents only
Residence Hall Lounges 10 24/7 Accessible by U Hall 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
Middle of Muir (MOM) 121 Mon.–Thurs.: 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Includes coffee shop/ lounge space
Glacier Point Study Lounge 26 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. West of Roots
El Portal Commuter Lounge 40 Mon.–Fri.: 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. North of Roots
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.
Friday: 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
Blake Hall  The College Center 20

Mon.-Fri.: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: Noon to 4 p.m.
Sun: 6-9 p.m.

Blake Hall  The Blake 4 Lounge 50 24/7 Accessible by Blake Residence Hall residents only
Argo Residence Hall Lounges
20 24/7

Accessible by Argo Residence Hall residents only

Fleet Residence Hall Lounges
48 24/7

Accessible by 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

Keeling Building 1 Lounge
20 24/7

Accessible by Apartment residents only

Keeling Building 3 Lounge
20 24/7

Accessible by Apartment residents only

*Denotes inclusion of new study space.

Contacts:

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

Roosevelt College

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours

Notes

Africa Hall 20 Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. For residents only
Asia Hall 20 Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. For residents only
Europe Hall 20 Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. For residents only
Latin America Hall 20 Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. For residents only
North America Hall 20 Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. For residents only
I-House - Asante House 5 For residents or ERC students only
I-House - Cuzco House 2 For residents or ERC students only
I-House - Kathmandu House 2 For residents or ERC students only
Commuter Lounge
(2nd floor of administration building)
25 Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Great Hall 200 Various; hours vary depending on events schedule. Open during finals week when not scheduled for events
Middle Earth 10
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

Mon.–Thurs.: 7 a.m. to midnight
Friday: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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

Mon.–Thurs.: 7 a.m. to midnight
Friday: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.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 finals week, holidays, breaks, and summer. Check the Recreation website for current hours and availability.

Contacts:

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

Warren College

Space

Seats

Academic Qtr. Hours

Notes

The Courtroom 40 24/7 Only Warren students can access
JK Wood Lounge 25

Mon.-Fri.: 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. 

Sat.-Sun.: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. 

24/7 during finals
Harlan Residence Hall Lounges
(lounge on each floor)
20 24/7 Accessible by Harlan Residence Hall residents only
Frankfurt Residence Hall Lounges
(lounge on each floor)
20 24/7 Accessible by Frankfurt Residence Hall residents only
Stewart Residence Hall Lounges
(lounge on each floor)
20 24/7 Accessible by Stewart Residence Hall residents only
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.

Expand all