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Student Study Space Protocol

TJU Academic Study Space Protocol

The purpose of this Protocol is to provide helpful information about how to locate and request academic study space at Thomas Jefferson University.  Updates related to study space availability and Protocol changes will be communicated through postings on Blackboard, on the Registrar’s Room Reservation and the Center for Teaching and Learning websites and via e-mail.

We would like to remind you that these are shared study spaces.  Please consider others and leave rooms in a respectable manner, remove all materials and exit the room at your scheduled time and/or to allow use for scheduled events.

Lobbies and open common areas in all buildings are available for study according to the building's operational hours unless otherwise in use for events.  

Jefferson Alumni Hall M Rooms

M Rooms

Available without reservation

These are shared study spaces and all students are required to swipe even if there is someone already in the room.  Your swipe will help us to manage safety and security, and monitor space usage.

M21, M23, M24 and M25 (on the Mezzanine of Jeff Hall):  Of these four rooms, M21 and M25 will be available between the hours of 5:00pm and 2:00am, Monday through Friday.  

M23 and M24 will be available between 9:00pm and 2:00am, Monday through Friday.  On Saturday and Sunday these rooms will be available between 8:00am and 2:00am.  

Locust Student Lounge

(Locust Street on the east and west wings)- these spaces are available 24-hours a day without reservation. 


Hamilton Rooms

Hamilton Rooms – 214, 215, 216 & 219 will be unlocked and available for open study space between 8am and 12midnight, unless otherwise in use for a class or event. Availability of these rooms can be checked via (

For security purposes, students using general areas such as the lobby areas on the first, second and fourth floors of Hamilton as study space must show their Jefferson ID, sign-in at the Security Desk with their name and Campus Key, indicate in what area they will be studying and sign-out when they leave.

Scott Building Collaborative Study Rooms

Whether you like studying alone or with a group, the Student Collaborative Rooms in the Scott Memorial Library are the rooms for you!

Second Floor Study Collaboration Rooms

  • There are ten individual study rooms along the East and West walls of the second floor.
  • The six student collaboration rooms along the west side of the second floor of Scott Library are unlocked and available any time between 8am and 2am. 
  • Like to plan ahead?  Jefferson students may make reservations for the four rooms along the East side of the second floor.  View the reservation policiesMake that reservation now.

Third Floor Individual/Pair Study Rooms

There are six small rooms available for individual use or pairs.  These rooms are not reserved and are available on a first come, first served basis for up to 4 hours. 

More information about study space on campus can be found in the Insider's Guide to Study Space.

We will monitor the needs and use of all study space on campus to ensure that adequate study space is available to all TJU students.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions or concerns. 

Space Management and Room Reservations

Center for Teaching and Learning


(Updated January 2016)