Group Study Rooms in the Morris Library


 

Description

The Morris Library has small rooms available for the use of students to study in a small group.  Rooms hold from four to twelve.  All such group study rooms have electrical outlets and data connections for personal laptop use.  The rooms are to be kept unlocked at all times.

Purpose

The purpose of the group study rooms is to provide a location for student group discussion and collaborative learning relating to the curriculum.  The rooms are not available for meetings, for formal classroom instruction, for social purposes, or for any purpose other than group study.

Policies on Use of the Group Study Rooms

  1. The group study rooms are available for use on a first come, first served basis to students enrolled at the University of Delaware.  The group study rooms are not available for faculty usage, or by members of the general public, staff, or others.
  2. Food is not permitted in the group study rooms.  Beverages with lids are permitted.
  3. Smoking is not permitted in the Morris Library per University of Delaware policy.
  4. Group study rooms may not be reserved.
  5. Group study rooms are for group study.  One individual alone may not prevent use of the group study room by a group.  A group may enter a group study room for groups use when one student is using a group study room alone.
  6. Group use takes priority over individual use and an individual user may be requested to vacate the room.
  7. If a group abuses the privilege of using a group study room with, for example, loud or boisterous behavior, smoking, food, etc., the group will be asked to vacate the room and possibly the Morris Library.

Original Approved by
Library Executive Council
March 6, 1986

Revision Approved by
Library Executive Council
April 24, 1989

Revision Approved by
Library Executive Council
December 21, 1989

Revision Approved by
Library Executive Council
December 15, 2005