Study Space Policies

1 North Study Room Policies and Procedures


  • The 1 North Study Room is reserved for use by currently enrolled CMU students as well as CMU faculty and staff.
    - CMU Emeriti may request access by contacting the Libraries’ Business Office, x6415 or x3500.
    - Each person in your party needs to have their own working CentralCard.
    - Guests are not permitted.
    - Minors not enrolled at CMU are not permitted.
  • You will only be permitted to enter with a working CentralCard.
             - Each person needs to use their own CentralCard for entry.
             - Do not prop the doors open.
             - Do not open the door for others.

  • A CentralCard is required to access the Extended Hours Study Room at all times. No exceptions.

  • Users must adhere to all Library policies and to the student code of conduct.

  • Food and beverage ARE PERMITTED in the 1 North Study Room.

  • Restrooms, vending, and water are located in the Java City coffee shop.

  • Library Staff may ask patrons to present a working CentralCard at any time.

  • Hours of operation are subject to change due to holidays, semester breaks, inclement weather and unforeseen circumstances. 

  • The 1 North Study Room is not a silent study space. Students are expected to monitor themselves to maintain an atmosphere conducive to study. Groups are encouraged to use the Java City
    seating area.

Procedures and Additional Information

  • Regular library services are limited when the main building is closed. Library questions and help desk tickets may be submitted online and will be answered during regular service hours.

  • Cleaning services will take place during late evening/early morning hours. Vacuum cleaners are low decibel.

  • Library doors are locked ten minutes before closing.

Study Room Policies

  • Only current Central Michigan University faculty, staff, emeritus and students are allowed to use Study Rooms.  You may be asked to show a valid CMU ID card at any time.

  • Group study rooms are designated for group study only, not individual use. You will be asked to vacate the room and your study room privileges will be ​lost if you are using the room individually. 

  • Individual study rooms are designated for individual use only. You will be asked to vacate the room if you are using the room for group study.

  • Rooms are to be used 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.

  • These spaces follow the Libraries’ Food and Beverage Policy.

  • Please do not leave the items unattended. The library is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

  • Room layout should not be altered.  Extra furniture is not allowed.

  • Room must be vacated fifteen minutes before the library closes.

Revised 10/2021