The Library and Information Access has both open study rooms that can be used on a first-come, first-use basis, and rooms that can be reserved for 3 or more students. Study room use is available to SDSU students, faculty and staff only. Reservations for special study rooms require a current RedID for use. Individuals or 3rd party entities not affiliated with the university will be asked to vacate these areas.
Walk-in Study Rooms
Love Library, 3rd Floor
- Rooms LL312, 314, 321, 323, 331, 333, 334, 336, 366, 369, 370, 372, 376, 378, 381, 383, 385, and 387.
Love Library, 4th Floor
- Rooms LL418, 420, 422, 428B, 428C, 466, 467, 468, 469, 470, and 471.
Love Library, 5th Floor
- Rooms LL517, 530, 530A, 532 and 582.
SDSU Library has study spaces all throughout Love Library and Library Addition and they operate on the same first-come, first-use basis.
24/7 Study Area
The 24/7 Study Area, located on the 2nd floor of the Library Addition, is a computer lab with group study rooms and a help desk. Access to this area is restricted to current SDSU students/faculty/staff when the rest of the library is closed (for instance between midnight and 7 am during the week). Security guards will check for SDSU IDs during that time.
The following areas are designated quiet study areas:
Love Library (LL), 5th Floor
- Entire 5th floor of Love Library
Library Addition (LA), 2nd Floor
- Around the corner in the 24/7 Study Area, Room LA2203
Other Study Areas
- Basement - Laptop Lounge (food-friendly)
- 1st Floor - Research Services
- 2nd Floor, 24/7 Study Area (food-friendly)
- 1st Floor - Room 108
- 3rd Floor - Study Lounge (food-friendly)
- 4th Floor
- 5th Floor - Quiet Study
Food/Drink Friendly Areas
We offer three "food/drink friendly" locations to our patrons. For all other public areas of the Library, the consumption of food and drink (other than water in screw top bottles) is not allowed. The following "food/drink friendly" locations are:
The laptop lounge is in the basement of Library Addition - the circular space under the dome adjacent to the stairwells and the elevators.
The study lounge is on the east side of Love Library, 3rd floor, between the stacks of Government Publications' materials.
24/7 Study Area
The 24/7 Study Area is on the 2nd floor of Library Addition and is food-friendly, except at the workstations and in the study rooms.
In the 24/7 Study Area, Big City Bagel (BCB) serves coffee, tea, and snacks. See hours below:
- M-TH 7 am - 11 pm
- F 7 am - 2 pm
- SA 10 am - 2 pm
- SU 11 am - 11 pm
* Holiday, winter & summer hours may vary.
The Love Library 3rd floor study area is food friendly and includes a few vending machines.
Additional vending machines are near the entrance of the 24/7 area and in the Laptop Lounge.
Library and Information Access appreciates the efforts of all who enter this facility to help maintain the equipment, furniture and collections for the enjoyment of all members of the SDSU community. Thank you for not eating and drinking in other parts of the Library. You are doing your part to help maintain the Library's facilities so that we may all enjoy this building.