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Seven rooms in the Scholars' Commons (1st floor, East Tower, Wells Library) may be reserved by Bloomington faculty, graduate students and staff during academic terms.  Rooms may be booked Mon-Thurs, 8a-7p and Friday 8a-5p; they are available on a first-come, first-served basis during all other times. Rooms may only be booked up to three weeks in advance.

  • Four consultation rooms have capacity for 8 people, conference table, and collaborative technology.

  • Three consultation rooms have capacity for 5 people, conference table, and collaborative technology.

Additional Policy Information:

  • Priority Use is reserved for IU Libraries and Collaborative Partners.
  • Rooms are intended for collaborative group study, not for course instruction, office hours, or events.
  • IUB Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students may schedule rooms:
    • Up to three weeks in advance, but no less than 24 hours in advance
    • for a maximum of 3 times per week; and
    • for a maximum of 2 hours for use by faculty, staff, and graduate students
  • Room reservations must be made using your primary IU email address exactly as listed in the IU Address Book. Reservations from other or non-IU email addresses will not be approved.
  • Undergraduates working on research projects with a faculty sponsor may ask that their sponsor book a room on their behalf. The faculty member will be responsible for booking the room, providing the names of the students using the room, and the topic/title of their research project. The faculty member overseeing the project will be held accountable for any damage to the room or misconduct by the students while using the room.
  • Patrons without a reservation will be asked to vacate the room in the event another individual or group has the room scheduled, whether it is listed on the print schedule or online.
  • You will receive a confirmation email with room number and reservation date/time.
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