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Library Policies: Group Study Spaces Policy

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Group Study Spaces Policy

Purpose:

  • The Group Study Room is intended as a place where students can study together.  The room has three separate group study spaces.

Who can use the space?

  • Only current ASC students with valid ASC ID’s may reserve a space.
  • ​Spaces are for group study only – not for meetings, classes, or socializing.
  • Groups must have a least two people and no more than six (four due to Covid).
  • One group cannot reserve all available study spaces to keep the room to themselves. 

 

Scheduling:  

  • Students can schedule directly by scanning the code or from the link on the library’s Website.
  • Spaces are scheduled in ½ hour blocks for up to two (2) hours. 
  • Group study space can only be used when the library is open.

Procedure:  

  • A key is required to access group study space in the room. 
    • The key will be checked out to a group member at the Circulation Desk. 
    • The person checking out the room key assumes liability.
  • If no one is waiting, groups can stay beyond their time up to four (4) hours but must vacate if another group needs the space.
    • No groups may stay more than four (4) hours.
  • Spaces must be vacated ½ hour prior to library closing

Usage Policy:

  • Group members who reserve all available group spaces in order to keep the room to themselves will be asked to leave.  
  • Covered beverages only – no food.
  • Students are expected to collaborate respectfully in accordance with the ASC Student Code of Conduct  - http://www.alfredstate.edu/student-code-of-conduct
  • Failure to comply with the group study room policy may result in eviction from the room and denial of future reservations.
  • Please clean the whiteboard and return furniture to its original position.
  • The library is not responsible for personal property left in the room. 

Schedule a space

Group Study Space X

Group Study Space Y

Group Study Space Z