The Gerstein Science Information Centre's building is currently closed.
We are still online to support you: Research Help & Teaching Support
New! Wallace Room now open for computer or wifi access - Reserve your spot!  |  Robarts Library Curbside Pickup Service  |  More than 3 million titles now available from HathiTrust
For more help from the Libraries for your online teaching, learning and research: Students | Instructors | Researchers

Group study room policies

Booking Procedure

Booking Policy

  • Occupancy Minimum: 3 persons per room
  • Rooms are restricted to UofT students and faculty with a valid UTORid.
  • Rooms can be booked for 3 hours per week.
  • Rooms can be booked up to 2 weeks in advance.
  • Students who have booked a room have priority for use of the room with the following exceptions:
    • Rooms booked, but unoccupied after 15 minutes will become available to other students.
    • A group vacating a group study room for breaks longer than 20 minutes will forfeit the room
  • You are responsible for ensuring the Library is actually open at the time of your booking. Please check the Gerstein Library hours before booking your study room.


Code of Conduct


  • Rooms are for studying and academic group work.
  • Commercial activities are not permitted.
  • One or two individuals using a group study room should be prepared to move if requested to do so by groups of 3 or more students.
  • Eating is not permitted in the study rooms.
  • Please dispose of all garbage and recyclables when your leave the room.
  • Study rooms are not sound-proof; please be respectful of others in the area while using the rooms.
  • Everyone using the study rooms is expected to abide by the Library Policies.


If you have any questions  or comments please email


University of Toronto Libraries are not responsible for loss or damage of items left unattended in the room.