Library Services: Study Rooms

Study Rooms

reserve a study room
  • Study room keys may be checked out at the circulation desk by current UHCL degree-credit students and staff.
  • The following rooms are available at Neumann Library:
    • 11 rooms for individual study
    • 2 rooms for individual OR group study (up to 4 people)
    • 8 small group rooms for up to 4 people
    • 5 medium group rooms for up to 6 people
    • 2 large group rooms for up to 8 people
  • At least two group members must be present at the library circulation desk to check out a group room key. The exception is Rooms 1A and 1B, which may be used by an individual OR a group.
  • At least one person in a group must have a student ID.
  • Study rooms may be checked out up to 4 hours at a time.
  • Some rooms can be reserved up to 1 week in advance.  Others are available on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Room renewals are not guaranteed.  Renewals are only permitted if enough rooms are available at time of request.  If one person in a group checks out a room, other people in the group may not check out the room immediately afterward unless enough rooms are available to permit renewals.
  • Rooms should not be unoccupied for extended lengths of time.
  • Study room keys accrue a $5.00 fine per hour overdue.  There is a nonrefundable $40.00 fee for lost keys.
  • Rooms should be kept clean.  All trash should be placed in library receptacles.
  • Failure to adhere to study room policies will result in a loss of study room privileges.

Practice Presentation Room

The practice presentation room contains a projector, projector screen, podium, and dry erase board.  The room can accommodate up to nine people.

The practice presentation room can be reserved in advance.  To reserve the room, click the "Reserve a Room" link above.

Practice Presentation Room policies:

  • Room can be used for up to four hours each day per group
  • Two people must be present to check out room key
  • All equipment and lights must be turned off when finished
  • Keep door to room closed
  • Respect other library users by refraining from excessive noise while using the room
  • Keep all food and drinks away from electronic equipment
  • Abuse of room equipment will result in loss of room use privileges

ADA Study Room

If you are registered with the UHCL Disabilities Services office, you can have access to a range of adaptive technology housed in Room 4 in the Neumann Library. The room includes:

  • A workstation that can be electronically raised and lowered
  • A computer equipped with Dragon Naturally Speaking, Jaws, and Magic
  • CCTV for text enlargement.
  • Internet access and all programs available in the Instructional Technology computer labs as well as all databases available through the library

If you are eligible to use these services, the Disabilities Services office will notify the library. Once we receive the notification, you may check out a key to the room at the Circulation Desk.

Individual assistance in using the room equipment is available. Please make arrangements by contacting Disabilities Services at disability@uhcl.edu or 281-283-2648.

Enclosed Study Carrels

Four enclosed study carrels are available for rental by UHCL graduate students.  Each carrel has a power outlet.

The charge for enclosed carrels is $30.00 per semester.  Keys must be returned at the end of the semester.  There is a $30.00 fee for lost keys.

Inquire at the Circulation Desk concerning availability.

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