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Find a Study Space

Find a Study Space

Information Commons

Our Information Commons (IC) is the large open space on both of our floors. The IC boasts desktop computers, printers, scanners, outlets and ample desk space for those using their own devices. We encourage all users to be considerate of others by keeping their voices down and taking phone calls outside.

Computer Lab

As long as there are no scheduled classes in the room, students are welcome to use the computer lab (B-233), which offers you a quiet space to study while using one of our computers. There are 24 desktops in this Lab. The class schedule for the week can be found outside either of the Computer Lab’s doors.

Quiet Zone

Because of the Library’s design, noise tends to carry throughout the building. For users who prefer a quieter study zone, we have designated the upstairs corner, behind the Computer Lab, as the Library’s Quiet Zone. Please refrain from talking, making noise, or talking on your cell phone while in this area.

Study Rooms

The Library has 3 group study rooms, all of which come equipped with a large screen tv, a large table, and six chairs. All of these rooms are located on the Library’s second floor. At this time, we 2-4 current UHWO students per study room.

To reserve a study room ahead of time, you can do so via this link, call us at (808)689-2700, make a reservation in-person at the Circulation Desk, or  “chat” us. We’ll need to know your name, student ID number, the number in your party, and what day/time you’d like to reserve the room.

Food Zones

Our food and drink policy can be viewed in its entirety here: Food and Drink Policy. Please be mindful of food restrictions when choosing a study space. There are signs in each area to indicate what zone you’re in.

Food and drink are not permitted in red zones. Red zones are the areas near our computer equipment.

Dry snacks and covered drinks can be consumed in these areas. Dry snacks are defined as snack bars, nuts, chips, etc.

Food and covered drinks can be consumed in this area. The Library’s Lobby is the only green zone in the building.


View visual maps of the Library’s various study spaces and food zones here.