Quiet areas are an essential part of the academic needs of
students and researchers, so all library spaces in St.
Augustine Hall are designated Quiet Study Areas.
The library is the only place on campus where there are
designated quiet study spaces, so we ask that you respect
others’ need for a quiet environment that is conducive to reading,
study, research, consultation, and quiet collaboration. All library
patrons and employees are expected to respect those who desire
quiet to carry out their library activities, as indicated in the
Library Code of Conduct.
- Group study rooms are available on the first
floor for group work that requires discussion, but those areas are
also subject to the quiet study policy so that noise from the group
study rooms does not affect quiet areas outside the rooms. Please
keep discussion and noise in group study rooms at a moderate
- Turn off or quiet the ring tone on your cell
phone. Because the library is a quiet study space, the
sound of ringing phones disturbs academic work. Keep phone
conversations short or move to an area where you will not disturb
- Be courteous to others. If you are having an
extended conversation, whether in person or on a cell phone, please
take your conversation to an area where others will not be
disturbed. Likewise, if you need to work in a group, reserve a
Group Study Room or find another area where your work will not