Room Policies and Guidelines

Usage Guidelines

  • Reserved use only for current UO students, staff, and faculty.
  • Primarily intended for individual or group study.
  • Please maintain a scholarly environment at all times.
  • Be mindful of noise levels and use of audio devices.
  • Drinks in closed containers and food are allowed; clean up and report spills.

Room Availability

  • Rooms available for classes, student use, research, and open study.
  • Priority for UO students, instructors, and academic support providers.
  • Drop-in use during open building hours and when the library service desk is closed.
    • Self-service advanced reservations starting Fall 2024.
  • First-come, first-served for open area seating, study tables, and computer workstations


UO Portland Library rooms and spaces are guided by compliance with library and university policies. Specific room use guidelines are posted near each room. For details related to room use and maintaining a scholarly environment, please refer to Library User Rights and Responsibilities.

Additional Information