Quiet Study Space at Thompson Library — Open until 2 am

Need a place to study on campus throughout the day and night?

Thompson Library has over 900 chairs at carrels, tables and study rooms in a quiet atmosphere.

Study rooms can be reserved online; pick up the key when you arrive and be guaranteed a study space!

Bring your coffee, your books and (if you want) your laptops – whatever you need to do your research and studying in a quiet, serene location conducive to scholarly contemplation.

Both campus Wi-Fi and ITS lab computers and printers are available.  Or check out a laptop using your library card (UMID) for use inside the library.

Plus there are Reference Librarians on hand to help you find and use the research materials provided by the library, both in print and online.

Thompson Library provides access to:

  • Over 250,000 books shelved in our building and an additional 500,000 ebooks online (available to borrow just like the print books, but readable as full text online).
  • A collection of over 4,000 music CDs and videos in DVD format.
  • Over 1,000 databases offering indexes to scholarly journals and data sets, many full text online.
  • … and so much more!

Plus — this winter, in conjunction with and through the assistance of Student Government as well as the generosity of volunteers within the library, Thompson Library will adjust its hours of operation, extending the time we are open.

Through the end of April 2015, Thompson Library will be open during the following hours:

                Monday  —  Thursday:    8 am to 2 am (18 hours)

                Friday:                                          8 am to 6 pm  (10 hours)

                Saturday:                                  10 am to 6 pm (8 hours)

                Sunday:                                      12 pm to 10 pm (10 hours)