Group Study Room Policy


  • Only current Central Michigan University faculty, staff and students are allowed to reserve Group Study Rooms.
  • A valid CMU ID card is required to reserve and check out a group study room.
  • The group study room key is the responsibility of the individual checking out the room.
  • Accepting the key indicates you agree to abide by the library’s study room policies.
  • Keys may not be taken out of the Park Library.
  • Violation of any policy may result in loss of study room privileges.
  • Overdue key fines are as follows: $5.00 late fee will incur when the key is late and $1.00 fine for each additional hour. At twelve hours overdue the key will be considered lost. Lost keys will result in a $50.00 replacement charge, a non-refundable $15.00 processing fee and the fines.
  • The main purpose of the rooms is for academic purposes and quiet collaboration. They are not to be used for social gatherings, non-academic projects, classes, meetings, etc.
  • Rooms are not soundproof and users should be considerate of others and keep noise at a moderate level.
  • Rooms may be checked out for 2 hours, with no renewals. Back-to-back reservations are not allowed.
  • Drinks are permitted in spill proof containers only. Food is not allowed. If food is found you will be asked to vacate the room.
  • Reservations can be made at the Book Checkout Desk either in person or by telephone at 989-774-3114. There are two Mediated and four regular Group Study Rooms which can be reserved up to one week in advance, others are available on a first come first served basis. Reservations will be held for fifteen minutes only after the scheduled time begins.
  • Do not leave the room unattended, the library is not held responsible for any lost or stolen items.
  • Room layout should not be altered. Extra furniture is not allowed.
  • The door should be locked when leaving the room. All rooms must be vacated and keys returned fifteen minutes before the library closes.


Policies and procedures are the same as stated above, with the following addition:

  • Charges for repairs will be assessed to the last known user; therefore, any damage should be reported immediately to the Book Checkout Desk staff on the 2nd floor.


Policies and procedures are the same as stated above, with the following addition:

  • Rooms are meant to be used for quiet INDIVIDUAL studying purposes.
  • Rooms are checked out for one calendar day.
  • Key may not be loaned, misused or altered in any way.
  • Rooms are available on a first come first served basis only.

Revised 10.3.2013