Study Spaces


The 4th floor of Library North -- the Audiovisual & Curriculum Materials Center -- is designated as group study space. Talking and group work is permitted in this area of the Library.

Group Study Rooms are also available for students who need to work collaboratively. Reserve using an option below.

Quiet Study Space

There is a Quiet Study Area on the 3rd floor Library North with seating capacity for 150. The Quiet Study Area is along the north wall. Talking is not allowed in this area. Cell phones must be turned off when entering this area.

Other Study Spaces

Other Study Space: The 1st, 2nd, and 4th floors of Pollak Library North have seating available for individual and group study. Patrons are encouraged to work quietly in these areas. 

Graduate Students have access to the Graduate Student Success Center  located in PLS 365.

Study Rooms


Group Study Room

Make a Study Room Reservation



Reservations are meant to help maximize academic and study-related actives within the library. Rooms may only be reserved by currently enrolled CSUF students, faculty and staff.  A confirmation email with a reservation number will be sent after the reservation is successfully completed. This reservation number will be used to confirm a reservation for the desired time. If you have any questions regarding these rooms please see the circulation desk located on the first floor south of the library or call (657)278-2721. 

Reservation Information

  • Students can reserve rooms up to 3 times per week.
  • Reservations can be made up to 2 weeks in advance.
  • If there are still openings, reservations can be made up to 1 hour after the start time.
  • All room reservations are for a 3 hour period of time. (7am-10am, 10am-1pm, 1pm-4pm, 4pm-7pm, 7pm-10pm and 10pm-12am)
  • During the 24/7 finals week (last two weeks of a semester) study rooms will be reserved daily from 5am-6am for cleaning. Occupants will be asked to leave during this time.
  • Groups of 2 or more will require a 2nd campus wide ID number (CWID).
  • Outstanding library fines and campus blocks may result in the inability to reserve a room.

Study Room Policies

  • Study rooms are intended for academic and study-related purposes only.
  • Study room doors are to remain unlocked at all times.
  • Blocking of doors and covering windows is unsafe and not allowed.
  • Due to safety concerns, large personal items, including appliances and bedding, are not allowed. The library reserves the right to determine what is acceptable.
  • Study rooms are not sound proofed and groups should exercise consideration for other library users and avoid excessive noise.
  • Personal items are to be never to be left alone.
  • Rooms that are unoccupied/unreserved are available for use until a person or group shows up with a valid confirmation email with a reservation number.

**** Any groups observed in violation of the above described rules and/or the Pollak Library Code of Conduct may be asked to leave. ****

Equipped Group Study Rooms

 PLN1 smart group study room

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There are also several specially equipped Smart Group Study Rooms available on the lower floors of Pollak Library North that also must be booked online.