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24/7 study spaces

MIT faculty, students, and staff may access four 24/7 study spaces in libraries located across campus – accessible via MIT ID when the libraries are closed.

The spaces

Dewey study roomBarker Library (10-500)

  • Seating for over 90 people
  • “Quiet” study space inside the Great Dome – additional study areas in portions of the 5th floor
  • Equipment available includes computers (Windows), free MIT-only B&W printing, and a scanner.
  • 2 all-gender restrooms, 1 ADA accessible

Dewey Library (E53-100)

  • Seating for 26 people
    • 1 large table
    • 20 study carrels
  • Equipment available includes:
    • 1 computer (Windows)
    • Monitors + connector cables (for laptops)
    • Free MIT-only B&W and color printing
    • KIC scanner
    • Day lockers
  • Hot and cold water dispenser available
  • The entire space is ADA accessible, including the all-gender restroom

Hayden Library (14S-100)

  • Seating for 225 people
  • Conversational study spaces on floors 1 and 1M and eight bookable group study rooms
  • Enter from main or courtyard entrances with MIT ID
  • Cold water dispenser available
  • Equipment available includes:
    • Computers (Windows)
    • Free MIT-only B&W and color printing
    • KIC scanner
  • 2 all-gender restrooms, ADA accessible

Rotch Library (7-238)

  • Pilot program for Academic Year 2023-2024 on the 2nd (main) floor of Rotch
  • Seating for over 60 people
  • Quiet study space with large windows
  • Equipment available includes:
    • Computers (Windows)
    • Monitors + connector cables (for laptops)
    • Free MIT-only B&W and color printing
    • Self-checkout station
    • KIC scanner
  • No restrooms inside Rotch Library; the closest are in the Infinite Corridor

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