Reserve Your Group Study & Collaborative Spaces

Group study rooms are now kept unlocked. You no longer need to checkout a key at the Service Desk after reserving a room.

Group study rooms are reserved:

  • For a period of up to two hours per day.
  • By any current UNM student, faculty, or staff member.
  • Up to a week ahead via our self-serve online room reservation system.

Collaborative spaces are specialized study rooms that:

  • Provide access to research software and specialized equipment.
  • May differ in the number of hours per day for which they may be reserved.
  • Are reserved via our self-serve online room reservation system.

Select the library where you want to reserve a group study room or collaborative space:

Reserve a study room at the Centennial Science & Engineering LibraryReserve a study room at the Fine Arts & Design LibraryReserve a study room at the Parish Memorial LibraryReserve a study room at the Zimmerman Library


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Reserve Your Individual Locked Rooms (2 Week Cubbies & Semester Lairs)

The libraries offer a limited number of individual locked rooms (2 Week Cubbies & Semester Lairs) to current UNM students, enrolled in degree-granting programs, who are engaging in intensive research and study.

Each room contains a desk (some with drawers and some with a shelf), chair, and power outlet. Some rooms may have an active Ethernet port. Wireless internet access is available at each library. Assignment periods of up to one semester are available.

The 2 Week Cubbies and Semester Lairs are individual locked rooms and you will be issued a key for the duration of your room assignment.


Short term rooms (2 Week Cubbies) are reserved:

  • For a period of two weeks.
  • By any student enrolled in a degree-granting program.
  • On a first-come, first-served basis.
  • During the academic term.
  • Via our self-serve online room reservation system.

Click here to reserve your 2 Week Cubby!


Long term rooms (Semester Lairs) are reserved:

  • For the length of the semester.
  • By individual graduate students enrolled in a degree-granting program.
    • Semester Lairs are assigned first to doctoral students enrolled in 699 dissertation hours and master's students working on their thesis / final project.
  • During Open Enrollment; check back at the end of the semester for updates on the next Open Enrollment.

Click here to apply for a Semester Lair this summer!


Semester Lair application process:

  • After receiving your application, we will review it and strive to contact you within 3 business days with an update.
  • Priority is given to applicants enrolled in 699 dissertation hours or are working on your thesis / final project. Priority applicants will be assigned a Semester Lair (if one is available).
  • All other applications by graduate students will be evaluated at the end of Open Enrollment in the order they were received.
  • A waiting list will be maintained through the semester. Waiting lists are only good for the current semester; you must re-apply at the start of each semester during Open Enrollment.

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Reserve Your Semester Lockers

Lockers are available to current UNM students on a first-come, first-served basis in two sizes. Daily lockers with refundable quarters are available at Parish Memorial Library on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Semester Lockers are reserved:

  • For the length of the semester.
  • By current UNM students.
  • On a first-come, first-served basis.
  • During the academic term.
  • Via our self-serve online room reservation system.

Click here to reserve your Semester Locker!


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Graduate Student Commons

The University Libraries and the Graduate and Professional Students Association partnered to create a dedicated space for graduate students in Zimmerman Library.

  • Located just off the Zimmerman Library first floor lobby.
  • Open during normal library hours, and available exclusively to UNM graduate students.
  • A quiet study space with tables and desk chairs, as well as comfortable armchairs.
  • Lockers are available along one wall.
  • Wireless access and electrical outlets so you can use your own computer or mobile device.
  • Alternatively, you can check out a laptop from the library and use it within the space.

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Find Quiet Spaces

There are several study areas that are quiet spaces:

  • Zimmerman Library - West Wing & Willard Room
  • Zimmerman Library - Study carrels on 2nd & 3rd floor
  • Centennial Science & Engineering Library - West wing (periodicals area) of Lower Level 1
  • Parish Memorial Library - Study carrels around the perimeter of Lower Level 2

Find quiet spaces on the floor maps.


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Learning Commons

Zimmerman Library Learning CommonsThe Zimmerman Library Learning Commons has it all!

  • More computers & laptops
  • More power & connectivity
  • Energy saving features
  • Furniture and tools that can be rearranged to create workspaces on the fly
  • Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) at the Silver level
  • Learn more at Learning Commons

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Indigenous Nations Library Program Spaces

INLP Main Room 226

 

Get to know the unique spaces of the Indigenous Nations Library Program (INLP), located on the second floor of Zimmerman Library in room 226. Study and work on projects in a quiet, relaxed space.

  • Two nonreservable rooms (233 & 235)
  • Reservable collaborative space (230)

 

 

 


INLP nonreservable study room 233

 

Room 233 : Drop-ins Welcome

Get Your Work Done Here!

  • Nonreservable room open the same hours as Zimmerman Library
  • Seats 6 people at group study tables
  • 6' x 4' magnetic white board & rolling white board
  • Free WiFi

 


INLP nonreservable study room 235

 

Room 235 : Drop-ins Welcome

Get Your Work Done Here!

  • Nonreservable room open the same hours as Zimmerman Library
  • Seats 6 people at group study tables
  • 6' x 4' magnetic white board (2)
  • Free WiFi

 


INLP collaborative space room 230

 

Room 230 : Reserve this Collaborative Space

Get Your Work Done Here!

  • Available for reservations:
    • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Monday through Thursday
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday
    • Closed on Saturday & Sunday
  • Seats 15 people
  • Windows PC, 34" flat screen panel, & DVD / VHS player
  • Projection system with projector and 67" projection screen

 


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Library Hours

Display of Opening hours
Opening Hours
Tuesday, May 22
Zimmerman
Centennial9am – 6pm
Map & Geographic Info10:30am – 5pm
Parish9am – 6pm
Fine Arts9am – 6pm
Center for SW Research

Bloomberg Sessions

Thornburg Investment Management is proud to sponsor the Bloomberg Terminal for the students and faculty at UNM's Anderson School of Management, especially as it relates to the better understanding of finance.

 

ENGL 120
Research Clinics

Sign up for this ENGL 120 Research Clinic to receive one-on-one help with your research assignments from UNM librarians.

 

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