Bookable Study Spaces

As of September 28th, 45 bookable, physically-distanced, individual study spaces are available in the Matheson Learning Commons (Library main floor).

Hours of Operation

9am – 12pm
1pm – 4pm
Closed for cleaning 12pm – 1pm

About

  • Study carrels, long desks, tables, and rooms (for individual use) are available.
  • All are equipped with a power outlet.
  • Students are expected to bring their own laptops, as library computers and equipment (including printers and scanners) are not available for use at this time.
  • Enter using the library doors in the Rankin Family Pavilion/ Schmon Tower lobby. The Thistle entrance is closed.
  • Check-in upon your arrival using the code and link in your confirmation email.
  • Display your booking confirmation to staff at the Ask Us desk and proceed to your assigned study spot.
  • Supplies are available throughout the library to wipe down your spaces before and after use.
  • All study spaces are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before each use.
  • While the upper floors of the library are unavailable, the Library provides a book request and pickup service.

Policies

  • Advanced booking is required. Booking periods are between 2 to 3 hours and students may book 2 time slots per day, up to two weeks in advance.
  • This service is exclusively available to Brock University students.
  • Wearing a mask or face covering is required at all times as per Brock’s campus-wide policy.
  • Please use the floor markings in order to maintain 2 metres (6 feet) distance from fellow students and library staff.
  • No food is permitted. Covered drinks are allowed.
  • Before arriving on campus, you must complete the Self-Screen Survey.
  • All study spaces are for individual use. No group study is allowed – no exceptions for close friends or relatives.
  • Booked spaces unclaimed at 30 minutes past the booking time will be cancelled.