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McFarlin Study Spaces: Home

Open Study Areas

On the third floor of McFarlin Library, you will find the Gray Student Commons which is equipped with couches, tables, dry erase board, and even an exercise bike desk. Group and solo study are welcome in this area.

Also located on the 3rd floor, the Student Study is equipped with 10 tables and some couches for group study and collaboration. Each table is equipped with a lamp and power outlets.

On the Main Level, just past the student testing center and the research desk, you will find the Browsing Floor. The floor has several tables, a couple of whiteboards, computers, and the library's color printer/scanner/copier.

Quiet Study Areas

Located on the Plaza Level, the North Reading Room and the Pat and Arnold Brown Reading Room are each outfitted with 10 tables and several couches for quiet study. Each table is equipped with a lamp and power outlets.  

There are several study desks situated throughout the stacks on the Main and Intermediate Levels.

Group Study Room

Located next to the Writing Center, the 3rd Floor Conference Room is available for check out for 2 hours at a time. The room is equipped with a whiteboard, and a conference room that seats 10.

This room is available for use by groups on a first-come, first serve basis, and the key can be checked out with a valid TU ID at the Circulation Desk.