Reserve a Study Room

Please note: Summer 2024. No reservations. Group Study Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.

Available Spaces

PCL Group Study Rooms

Perry Castañeda Library
Floors 3-6
two students in a closed-door room

Reserve a room. The PCL Group Study rooms are reservable spaces for groups of 2 or more. They include movable furniture, whiteboards and power outlets.

PCL Presentation Practice Rooms

Perry Castañeda Library
Floors 2-6
an empty conference room with desk, seating, and whiteboard

Reserve a room. The PCL Presentation Practice rooms are private, reservable spaces where groups of 2 or more can collaborate and practice presentations through Airmedia or projector display. These rooms contain movable furniture, whiteboards, power outlets, and projector or TV displays with HDMI/USB or wireless connectivity.

Scholars Commons Study Rooms

Perry Castañeda Library
Second Floor
three people discussing a project at a table with computer monitor on the wall

UT Graduate Students: Reserve a room. These rooms are only available to UT graduate students.

AirMedia Users on Mac Systems: Has your MacOS been updated to 10.15 Catalina?
If so, you will need to download and install this app to use AirMedia.
(This will download a zip file from the Crestron site)

Please Note: UT Libraries does not provide access to private spaces for remotely proctored exams and does not support or provide access to remote proctoring software on library computers. 


  • Group Study Rooms and Presentation Practice Rooms are for current university students only.*
  • Study rooms in the PCL Scholars Commons are for graduate students only.
  • A group is defined as two or more students.
  • These rooms are intended only for collaborative study, not meetings, classes, or any other related uses.
  • Presentation Practice Rooms are intended for use by groups that need to use the media provided.
  • Group Study Rooms and Presentation Practice Rooms are available for reservation only when hosting the Libraries location is open.
  • Each reservation must be made on the hour or half-hour and be at least 1 hour (60 minutes) in duration. No more than 4 1-hour reservations may be made within one 24-hour period.
  • Reservations are limited to 4 hours total per EID per week. To reserve a room for longer than 4 hours or make multiple reservations exceeding 4 hours in a given week, another individual from the group must use their EID to make the reservation.  (A one week period is defined as Sunday through Saturday at midnight.)
  • A group that is more than 15 minutes late forfeits the reservation.
  • An individual may use a Group Study Room or Presentation Practice Room, but only as a walk-up if no reservation is currently in place for that room. Rooms may not be reserved for individual study. 
  • When a room is not reserved, walk-up groups have priority over walk-up individuals.
  • Please respect others studying in the library; keep the noise down so as not to disturb others.
  • Clean up the room before you leave so that it is ready for the next group. 
  • The Libraries reserves the right to limit future Group Study and Presentation Practice Room use if the system is abused.

*Other Campus Room Options for Groups

Faculty / TAs/ AIs

  • Library group study rooms are NOT available for class meetings, review sessions or extended office hours.
  • Faculty and non-student staff members can reserve rooms on campus for classes, exams and review sessions through the Office of the Registrar at 512-475-7600 or Email: