Group Study Rooms

Galvin Library has group study rooms and conference rooms available for use by IIT students with a reservation. The south end of the upper level of the library is also reserved for quiet study.

  • Rooms may be reserved from 30 minutes up to 2 hours at a time.
  • Reservations are accepted up to 14 days in advance. 
  • Rooms are to be used for collaborative work, study groups or student organization meetings.
  • Rooms should not be booked for job interviews or TA hours; please contact your department for those services.
  • Same-day reservations cannot be made online. They can only be made in person at the Group Study desk. 

Reserve a Group Study Room

Temporary Interview Space

Galvin Library has 1 room (Room T1) available temporarily for use by IIT students with a reservation for participating in interviews or phone/video conferences. 

The room is located on the upper level of the library. To check in, bring your current Hawk ID to the Research Help Desk on the upper level (on top of the staircases).

  • The room may be reserved for 15 minutes up to 2 hours at a time.

  • Reservations will be accepted up to 14 days in advance.

  • Limit yourself to one (1) reservation per person per day. If you book more than one reservation for the same day, only your first reservation will be honored due to high demand. If you need additional accommodations or extra time, please email library@iit.edu at least 5 days before your interview for consideration. 

  • There will be no provision of phone or computer within the room, but students may check out a laptop at the circulation desk in advance, if necessary.

  • These reservations should only be for interviews or phone/video conferences by one individual. Group work, TA hours, and individual study are not allowed.

  • Room reservations must be made at least 4 hours in advance. If you need a room immediately,  you can book it in person at the Research Help Desk and/or Group Study desk (GSS) if the room is available.

  • For reservations between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., check in at the GSS desk on the lower level. For reservations beginning at or after 10 a.m., check in at the Research Help Desk on the upper level. 

  • As interviews may be scheduled back-to-back, you must leave promptly at the end of your reservation time.

Reserve an Interview Room