Study Room Policy

Study rooms are available to be reserved by Hunter College Students and Faculty for study puroses only.  Active Hunter email account and current Hunter College ID are required.  No reservations can be taken from alumni, or students of Hunter Science High School or Hunter High School.

Access Accommodation study rooms are available.  Please see below for options to reserve these rooms.

For information about study rooms at The Social Work and Urban Public Health Library, see section below.

Hunter College's Leon & Toby Cooperman Library (main campus) has individual and group study rooms on floors B1, B2, and 6.  Reservations for these rooms can be made online through the Study Space Reservation System

Individual/Small Group Study Rooms on B1 and B2

  • Reservations must be made at least one day in advance
  • B2A and B2B accommodate 1-2 users
  • B112 accommodates 2-6 users


5th Floor Study Rooms

  • Reservations may be made up until the start of the time slot.
  • Rooms 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, and 525 accommodate up to 3 users.
  • Study room keys for rooms on 5 must be borrowed from the 3rd Floor Circulation desk.
  • Patrons assume responsibility for the condition of the display monitors in the study rooms.
  • Study room keys for rooms on 5 must be promptly returned to the 3rd Floor Circulation desk when the reservation is complete.


School of Education Rooms and Student Success Rooms on the 6th Floor

  • Reservations may be made up until the start of the time slot.
  • Rooms 618-620 accommodate 3-8 users
  • 601A-C accommodate 2-4 users


General Procedures

  • Reservations can be made for a maximum of two hours (three hours only in B112 for groups of more than two students).
  • Reservations may be made no more than two weeks in advance.
  • Students may not reserve the room for the entire semester.
  • Reservations will be forfeited after 15 minutes if the users fail to appear.
  • If they are not reserved, study rooms will  available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Anyone using a study room must vacate the room when the room has been reserved.
  • No food in the study rooms.
  • If the door is locked, please go to the Audio Visual Reserve desk on the second floor.
  • If a student's belongings are left in a room for longer than 15 minutes without the student being present, Security will be contacted to remove the belongings and the room will then be available for others.


Access Accommodation Study Room Reservation Policy

  • Rooms 205-210 are available for students registered with the Hunter Office of Accessibility and proctors giving exams to these students.
  • Rooms may be reserved at the A/V Desk on the 2nd floor in person or by phone, Monday - Friday and Sunday, 212-396-6803, or on Saturdays, at the Circulation desk on the 3rd floor in person or by phone,  212-772-4166.
  • No reservation may be made more than 1 week in advance.
  • Students must present both their College ID and their Access Accommodation ID at the Circulation desk.
  • If they are not reserved, study rooms will  available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Students may not reserve the room for the entire semester.


The Social Work & Urban Public Health Library

There are four group study rooms available for use by Silberman students.  Study rooms may be reserved in two hour blocks, up to two weeks in advance. Only one reservation block per person per day. Study rooms accommodate 2-6 people.

Group study rooms can be reserved by:

  • Scanning the QR code posted on the study room’s door;
  • Using the remote reservation system available on the Libraries’ website;
  • Going to the Circulation Desk and making the reservation in-person.

Reservations are not taken by telephone.

There is one study room housing assistive technologies for accessability students.  This room is managed by Silberman’s AV-ICIT Team located in the Information Commons at the front of the Library.