​Social & Quiet Study Areas


Each floor of the library has designated volume levels. We categorize areas as "Social" or "Quiet." Use the guide below to understand what the zones are good for and to help you best choose what volume levels you desire.

Keep in mind that even in social zones people should not be very loud or disrespectful. If you're having any problems, please bring concerns to any Library Services desk.

Quiet Spaces sign

Quiet Zones

Quiet zones are good for those who wish to work with minimal disturbance.

  • No talking
  • Music and video inaudible to others
  • Silent phone use

Social Spaces Sign

Social Zones

Social zones are for those who wish to talk with others.

  • Moderate conversation levels
  • Considerate phone use on 1st Floor
  • Music or Video inaudible to others