Public access carrels

Public access carrels are available in both the Main and Science Libraries. The following carrels are available on a first come-first served basis:     

MAIN LIBRARYMain Library study carrels SCIENCE LIBRARYStudy carrels and nooks at Science Library

Third Floor



336, 337, 338, 339.

347 is a quiet/meditation carrel, which is also first come, first served.

Third Floor


All Carrels are Public Access


Fourth Floor 433, 434, 435 Fourth Floor 426-432, 473-476
Fifth Floor 531, 532, 533    
Sixth Floor 6-Left, 6-Middle, 6-Right    

















Restricted Access Carrels

Study carrels in the Main and Science Libraries can be reserved by eligible UGA faculty members and graduate students who meet the following criteria:

  • Faculty members engaged in library research
  • Doctoral candidates who are currently writing their dissertation
  • Master's candidates who  are currently writing their thesis

Assignment Guidelines

  • Carrels are assigned for research only; they are not intended for office or conference space.
  • A key deposit of $35 is required upon assignment.
  • The initial carrel assignment is for one year.
  • Carrel holders must be currently enrolled or employed by the University of Georgia.
  • The key deposit is forfeited if the carrel key is not returned to the Access Services Department.
  • All library materials kept in the carrel must be checked out to the carrel or the carrel holder.

Please use the carrel application form for Main or Science to request a carrel. When completed, please submit the application to the Circulation Desk at either library or send in an email to or Carrels are assigned by appointment only.