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Library Services and Policies

Study Room Policies

ELAC's Helen Miller Bailey Library has 25 group study rooms, spread throughout the first and second floors. 


As of Winter 2017, all Library Study Rooms must be reserved in advance at

Book a Group Study Room




Study Room Policies and Procedures:

  1. Library group study rooms can be reserved online, up to 1 week in advance.

  2. A single person can book a room up to a maximum of 2 hours per day.  

  3. Study rooms can only be reserved by currently enrolled ELAC students. Booking requires your ELAC email (

  4. After you have submitted your reservation request, an email confirmation will be sent to your ELAC email. You must click on the link in your email to confirm booking within one hour, otherwise, your reservation will be canceled.

  5. To cancel a reservation, please use the link provided in your confirmation email.

  6. Arriving more than 10 minutes late is considered a "no show” and you may lose your reservation to another group.

  7. Students studying alone in a 4-person or 8-person room will be asked to leave the room if a group needs to use the room, even if the person studying alone reserved the room. Alternatively, you may be asked to share a study room with another group.

  8. Rooms are to be used for academic purposes only. Rooms cannot be used for gaming, social gatherings, club activities, or commercial use.

  9. If there is no prior reservation, rooms are first-come, first-served.

  10. Study Room Capacities:

  • 2 person room: 1 person minimum; 2 person maximum

  • 4 person room: 3 person minimum; 4 maximum

  • 8 person room: 5 person minimum; 8 person maximum

Study Room Terms and Conditions:

  1. No food or drink (except bottled water) is allowed.
  2. Do not leave any belongings unattended for any period of time. The Library is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal belongings.
  3. Keep voices low.
  4. Return chairs to their original location.
  5. Lights must remain on at all times.
  6. The person reserving the room is responsible for making sure everyone in their group follows policies.
  7. Library staff reserves the right to remove students and revoke study room privileges for each group member for any policy or term violation.