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Group study areas

What you need to know before booking a room

  • The Library provides 6 Group Study Rooms in the Information Commons on level 2 and the 7th is the Group Presentation Room equipped with a data projector & screen for students to practice their presentations.

  • Rooms may be booked by Rhodes University undergraduate students only. They are not available for individual study, teaching or for University meetings.

  • You are entitled to make one booking lasting up to 2 hours per group, per day.

  • A group must consist of at least 3 or more people.

  • You can book up to 8 days in advance.

  • If the room is not occupied within 15 minutes of the start of a booking it may be rebooked to another group

How to book a room

  • You can book a room using the online booking system

  • If you are having difficulty using the booking system, ask assistance at the Information Commons Hub.

Using the room

  • To use the room simply find the room at the allotted time. We advise bringing confirmation email with you as proof of booking.

  • Please do not leave personal belongings in the rooms.

  • Rooms should be cleared 5 minutes prior to the end of the booking period.

  • Whiteboard pens and erasers are available at Information Commons Hub to be used while you are in the room. Leave your student card to the IC navigator/student assistant and you will get it back when returning whiteboard markers and an eraser.

  • The person booking the room will be responsible for the room.

  • Furniture should not be moved in or out of the room.

Group Presentation Room:

  • There are 2 more Group Study Rooms in the Commerce Faculty area on level 3.  Bookings for these may be made at the Commerce Desk.

Last Modified :Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:45:10 SAST