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Fondren Library Blue, Level 1

Fondren

Blue Level 1

A variety of study options are available, including study carrels, casual seating, small tables, and computers. The computer area looks out onto the Laura Bush West Promenade courtyard. A printer and copy machine are nearby. This is a higher traffic area and conversation is allowed. View map.
Fondren Library Blue, Level 1 Study Rooms

Fondren

Blue Level 1 Study Rooms

Two rooms with large tables that accommodate groups up to 8. Both 1A and 1B have a white board and multiple electrical outlets. View map.

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Fondren Library Blue, Mezzanine (Level 1.5)

Fondren

Blue Level 1.5

The mezzanine is a large, open area with a variety of seating arrangements, including study carrels, tables, casual seating, and computers. The two-story windows provide natural light to the area. Conversation is allowed. View map.

Fondren Library Blue, Level 1.5 Study Rooms

Fondren

Blue Level 1.5 Study Rooms

Study rooms 1C and 1D have windows which let in natural light from the huge Mezzanine windows. Each room seats four and contains a small table, a whiteboard, and a computer. View maps.

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Fondren Library Blue, Level 2

Fondren

Blue Level 2

Study carrels and small tables abound throughout the stacks. This is a quiet area on the second floor. View map.

Fondren Library Blue, Level 2, Study Rooms

Fondren

Blue Level 2 Study Rooms

These three study rooms are in a quiet area of the 2nd floor. Each has a small table that seats up to six people. Room 2S has a whiteboard. Room 2Q and 2R have both a chalkboard and a whiteboard. View map.

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Fondren Library Blue Level Graduate Stui

Fondren

Blue Level 2 Graduate Study Rooms

Individual study rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis to SMU Graduate and Doctoral students. When there is a waiting list, first priority will be given to students working on dissertations and theses.

Graduate Study Rooms can be reserved on an academic year long basis. Please contact Cindy Ruppi for availability.

Fondren Library Lobby

Fondren

Lobby Level 2

A popular study area, the lobby has comfortable, casual seating, several electric outlets, small tables, and natural light. This is a high-traffic area and conversation is allowed.  View Map.
Fondren Library Lobby, Level 2 Study Rooms

Fondren

Lobby Level 2 Study Rooms

These five study rooms are particularly popular for both group and individual study. Each room has windows and a table with chairs. Rooms 2G and 2K seat up to four people and have moveable whiteboards. Rooms 2H and 2L seat four and have comfy armchairs. Room 2J seats six and has a moveable whiteboard. View Map.

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Fondren Library Courtyard

Fondren

Courtyard

Tables and benches located outside the library's west entrance. WiFi is available. View map.

Fondren Library Collaboratie Commons with Starbucks

Fondren

Gray Level 1 Collaborative Commons

The Fondren Library Collaborative Commons features a Strabucks Cafe, four monitors and lots of tables and booths for collaborative study. Conversation is allowed.

Fondren Library Gray Level 2 Foyer

Fondren

Gray Level 2 Foyer

The Foyer in Fondren Library provides a small amount of casual seating
Fondren Library Gray Level 2 Reading Room

Fondren

Gray Level 2 Reading Room

The Fondren Centennial Reading Room is a large room with four and six person tables for focused, quiet study. Each table has lamps and electrical outlets. The reference collection of Fondren Library is also in this space.
Fondren Library Red Basement

Fondren

Red Basement Room

This small one-person study space has a chair, electrical outlet, and doesn't require reservations.  View map.
Fondren Library Red Learning Commons

Fondren

Red Level 1 Prothro Learning Commons

The Learning Commons features PC and Mac computers, printers, scanners, a copy machine, and a charging station. Choose from casual seating near the windows or desks and tables. This is a high-traffic area and conversation is allowed.  View map.

Conference Room 108

Fondren

Red Level 1 Conference Rooms

Conference Rooms 103 and 108 each seat 10 and 12 people respectively.

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Fondren Library Red, Second Floor

Fondren

Red Level 2

This quiet floor offers a variety of study options, including large tables, small tables, and study carrels. Large windows with comfortable chairs make for a great spot to decompress and study.  View map.

Fondren Library Level 2 Study Rooms 2A and 2B

Fondren

Red Level 2 Study Rooms 2A-B

Close to the elevators and restrooms, Red 2A and 2B can seat 6 people each. Both rooms have a whiteboard. View map.

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Fondren Library Level 2 Study Rooms

Fondren

Red Level 2 Study Rooms 2C-F

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Fondren Library, these rooms accommodate both groups and individuals. Each room seats four and has a whiteboard and a computer. Rooms 2C, 2D, 2E, and 2F. View map.

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Fondren Library Red Level 3 Graduate Lounge

Fondren

Red Level 3 Graduate Lounge

The Graduate Student Lounge is open to current graduate students enrolled in courses. The lounge is located in Fondren Library Red room 320. Students will need an active ID in order to swipe into the space.

Fondren Library Red, Level 4

Fondren

Red Level 4

This quiet floor offers beautiful views of campus and a variety of seating options.  View map.
Fondren Library Red, Level 4

Fondren

Red Level 4 Study Room

Study Room 4A has a whiteboard and can fit up to 6 people.

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Hamon Arts Library Basement

Hamon

Basement

There are 15 computer workstations including Apple and PC and study carrels. Conversation is allowed. View Hamon floor maps.

Hamon Arts Library Study Carrels

Hamon

Study Carrels

Lighted study carrels with power strips for plugging in multiple devices. View Hamon floor maps.

Hamon Arts Library, First Floor

Hamon

First Floor

The first floor study areas are in close proximity to the library services desk. Students can choose to study at tables by the periodicals and reference section or by the windows. The area in front of the windows has tables, chairs, and electrical outlets as well as casual seating. Printing, scanning and copy services available in room 1270. Quiet conversation is allowed on this floor. View Hamon floor maps.

Hamon Arts Library Graduate Study Rooms

Hamon

Graduate Study Rooms

Secured study room for Meadows Graduate students. Some rooms have natural light.  Application required.

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Hamon Arts Library Study Room

Hamon

Group AV Study Rooms 2270 and 3270

The Audiovisual study rooms 2270 & 3270 seat up to 4 people and have multimedia capabilities including a widescreen monitor, laptop adaptors, HDMI connectors and a Blu-ray disc player for playing Blu-ray discs, CDs and DVDs. A turn table and electric key board are available for check out at the 1st floor services desk. View Hamon floor maps.

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Hamon Arts Library Large Study Room

Hamon

Large Group Study Room 2250, Room 3250

These large rooms have conference tables with seating for up to 15 people. Both rooms have a large whiteboard, and multimedia capabilities including a widescreen monitor, laptop adaptors, HDMI connectors and a Blu-ray disc player for playing Blu-ray discs, CDs and DVDs.. View Hamon floor maps.

Hamon Arts Library, B240

Hamon

Medium Group Study Room B230

Medium group study room has two tables and eight chairs. View Hamon floor maps.

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Hamon Arts Library, Level 2

Hamon

Second Floor

The second floor of Hamon is a very quiet area. This floor has long-term study rooms that can be reserved by the semester. The study carrels are first come-first served. The area by the windows has six tables with chairs as well as casual seating. View Hamon floor maps.

Hamon Arts Library, Level 3

Hamon

Third Floor

The third floor of Hamon is a very quiet area. This floor has long-term study rooms that can be reserved by the semester. The study carrels are first come-first served. The area by the windows has six tables with chairs as well as casual seating. View Hamon floor maps.