University Libraries

Magrath Library

April 20, 2014
12:00pm - 10:00pm

Study Spaces

General Study Seating

Magrath Library has more than 400 study spaces spread across four floors. The Library has wireless internet accessibility throughout the entire building and numerous locations have access to outlets making it a laptop-friendly facility. Study seating for individual quiet study is located on the first and second floors.


Group Study Room

Magrath Library has a private group study room (room B55) available during our regular open hours for the use of current University students, staff, and faculty. A valid University ID must be presented to check out the room.

The room cannot be reserved, and is available on a First-Come, First-Served basis.

Amenities include:

  • Four rolling tables
  • Sixteen chairs
  • Whiteboard
  • Bulletin board
  • Television equipped with DVD and VHS
  • Internet access via ethernet and wireless card (BYO laptop)

Additional private group study rooms are located on the first floor (125, 184 and 185). Rooms are available to students, staff and faculty any time during open library hours.

  • 125 seats 10
  • 184 seats 8
  • 185 seats 4

Individual Study Room

Magrath Library has an individual study room (room 292) available during our regular open hours for the use of current University students, staff, and faculty. A valid University ID must be presented to check out the room.

Fill out and present this form at the Magrath circulation desk to check out the room. Blank forms are available at the desk.


Media Viewing Room

Magrath Library has an Media Viewing Room (room 80) available during our regular open hours for the use of current University students, staff, and faculty. Please fill out the reservation form found here to reserve the space.


Study Carrels

Nine study carrels are available for use by faculty and graduate students. Each carrel will be allotted to one person per semester. Carrels come available each Fall, Spring and Summer semester and must be applied for at the start of each semester.

Complete the carrel application form to be considered:


SMART Learning Commons

Get help with a project or prepare for tests at the SMART Learning Commons located just outside the Magrath Library. Visit the SMART Learning Commons Wiki for more information.




Additional General Purpose Study spaces are located throughout the St. Paul Campus. A map of locations can be found here.