Where to Study On Campus

Many buildings on campus have space available for group study — in addition to the academic buildings outlined below, you can also meet in a coffee shop, in the University Centre, or an empty classroom.

The most popular group study space is in the McLaughlin Library on the 1st and 4th floors, but space is also available in the University Centre, Science Complex, MacKinnon, and many more buildings across campus. Here are a few of the more common places.

McLaughlin Library

1st Floor:

  • The entire floor is designated for group study, including tables in the William's Coffee area and on the South side of the building
  • Area is suitable for small groups and chairs allow for flexibility

Library first floor
Library first floor Williams area

2nd Floor — Room 233:

  • located near the Women's washroom
  • Space is available for up to 5 people with moveable chairs
  • Access to chalk board

3rd Floor — Room 333:

  • located near the Women's washroom
  • Space is available for up to 5 people with moveable chairs
  • Access to chalk board

4th Floor:

  • The entire floor is designated for group study
  • Area is suitable for small groups and chairs allow for flexibility

Library fourth floor

4th Floor — Room 433:

  • located near the Women's washroom
  • Space is available for up to 5 people with moveable chairs

5th Floor — Room 533:

  • located near the Women's washroom
  • Space is available for up to 5 people with moveable chairs
  • Access to chalk board

Library fifth floor room 533

6th Floor — Rooms 629, 631, 651 & 653:

  • Space is available for up to 5 people with moveable chairs
  • Access to chalk board

Library sixth floor rooms

MacKinnon

Ground Floor — East entrance across from McLaughlin Library:

  • 9-12 people, chairs are moveable

MacKinnon Ground Floor - East entrance

Area near the West Elevators on Ground floor:

  • 20-24 people, chairs are moveable

Room 134:

  • 9-12 people, chairs are moveable

First through 3rd floors — empty classrooms (available during exam period):

  • Suitable for up to 20 people
  • Access to chalk board

3rd Floor near Women's washroom:

  • Up to 4 people

3rd Floor — Lounge area:

  • Moveable chairs available and space can be allocated to large groups

Basement — Room 030:

  • Suitable for small groups
  • Access to chalk board and Computers

Basement — corridor:

  • 10-15 people, chairs are moveable
  • Access to computers

Science Complex

1st Floor — Atrium:

  • Area is suitable for large groups and small groups — large number of tables and chairs

Science Complex Atrium

University Centre

1st floor — open seating near Subway, Williams, benches throughout:

  • Areas suitable for groups of varying sizes — some seating is fixed while others allow for flexibility

University Centre