Group Study Rooms
Group Study Rooms Now Available
Student Group Study Rooms are now OPEN during library hours (for 2-person groups only for social distancing) at 4 ACC Campus Libraries.
Reserve a Study Room for your 2-person student group
Elgin Campus Library
Hays Campus Library
Riverside Campus Library
South Austin Campus
All students will need
1) a current ACC student photo ID card,
2) be enrolled for the current semester
3) a group study room confirmation
Students are expected to comply with:
Group study rooms are available exclusively for current ACC student use.
- ACC Library Services staff monitors the use of Group Study rooms in ACC Campus Libraries.
- If a group is discovered in a study room and has not reserved the room, they will be asked to do so immediately if the room is available at that time.
- Groups without a reservation will be asked to vacate the room if a reservation for the room has been made by another group.
Reserving A Group Study Room
Be sure to read all of the section on RESERVING A GROUP STUDY ROOM before making a room reservation.
What your group may do:
What your group may not do:
- Reserve a room up to a week in advance
- Reserve a room for up to 2 hours.
- Renew the room for another 2 hours if no students are waiting or if there is no existing reservation.
- After the 4 hours have expired, the group may be allowed to remain, provided there is no demand or another room reservation is made. [Note: 4 hours is the maximum that can be reserved in a day.]
- Room renewals may be made only 15 minutes or less before the current room reservation expires.
- Make a reservation longer than 2 hours (no back to back reservations are permitted).
- Leave belongings in the room unattended.
Please read our Eligibility & Appropriate Use page for specific information about eligibility and use. [Step by step instructions are available.]
- Reservations are recommended.
- If a group wishes to use a room and they have not made a reservation prior to arriving at the library and there is a room available, a reservation is required to prevent another group from claiming the room.
- Rooms may be reserved online or in person by an ACC student (who is part of the group) with a valid ACC photo ID at any ACC Library Reference Desk to request a reservation at any ACC Library.
- Rooms cannot be reserved by telephone, e-mail, Twitter or chat.
- ACC students with valid ACC IDs may reserve the study room up to a week in advance. No semester-long scheduling is available.
- Group Study rooms are available for up to two hours at one time. More time may be reserved by the group after the two hours if the room has not been requested by another group. [Note: 4 hours is the maximum that can be reserved in a day.]
- Group Study rooms will be held for 10 minutes past scheduled time before being reassigned to another group.