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Study Spaces

Bentley Library offers a variety of study spaces to suit any need including:

  • Individual study carrels
  • Cozy study "pods" and "nooks"
  • Tables
  • Public computer workstations
  • Comfortable soft seating with ottomans

In addition to these individual study space, the library also provides access to the following unique study spaces: 



Graduate Carrels

The Library has 36 study carrels located on the upper level of the building, available for use by graduate students. Assignments are made during the first week of each semester with priority given to research/teaching assistants. Each carrel has a locked storage cabinet. Graduate students will receive an email when we are accepting applications.


Ph.D. Suites

The Library offers three PhD suites located on the Upper Level. Each suite is equipped with five desks and twelve lockable storage units. PhD students are given the code for the suites and are assigned keys to a specific storage unit. They can use any desk space in the three suites as they are available. PhD candidates are assigned space in the suites by the coordinator of the PhD program.

Group Study Rooms

Located on all three levels are 22 state-of-the-art collaborative study spaces, which may be reserved online in advance or on an impromptu basis via touchscreens mounted outside each room. Designed to support the need for collaboration in a business university, 19 rooms feature large-screen LCD displays which automatically switch between room PCs and student laptops and 2 rooms feature SMART boards. For more information policies and reserving a space, please follow this link.

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