Place a reservation request for a study space or meeting room.

General Guidelines

  • See our step-by-step guide for making a reservation request here:
  • Individuals and groups may reserve rooms up to a total of 4 hours per day.
  • Reservations need to be made at least 1 day in advance.
  • If you require a specific room, please contact the information desk to make your reservation.
  • Use of non-reserved rooms is first-come, first-served.
  • For full information, including classroom spaces, see: Room Use Policies & Priorities

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Study Areas

Group Study Rooms
The Hamersly Library is well suited to small group work with study rooms, seating four, six, or 8-10 people. In addition, there are many areas throughout the building that offer study space. All study rooms may be reserved in advance through online calendars or by calling the Information Desk at 503-838-8418. The Room Use policy describes usage priorities.

Student Lounge
The student lounge is near the Monmouth Avenue entrance. Eating and drinking are allowed in this area. There are vending machines, computers, a printer, and an all-gender restroom.

Learning Commons
Located near the Press Café at the North end of the first floor, the learning commons provides a flexible study space with movable furniture, white boards, white board tables, and power/charging stations where you can meet with your study groups and friends.

Quiet Floor
The third floor is designated as a quiet area. Note: The first floor is an instructional area and is likely to be active and relatively noisy.


Other Facilities

Restrooms are located on each floor in the hallway close to the elevator. There is an all-gender restroom on the first floor, in the student lounge (HL 106).

A phone is available outside the student lounge and may be used to make local calls.

Conference Rooms
Conference rooms of various sizes are available. To schedule them, use the online calendars or call the Information Desk at 503-838-8418.

Students may use the lockers located in the first floor hallway across from the restrooms. Keys are available at the Checkout Desk.

Vending Machines
A snack vending machine is available in the student lounge. There is also a microwave available for student use.

Book Drops
A drive-up book drop is near the east entrance. You may also return books in the drops outside the west entrance and near the Checkout Desk.

The Press Café
The Press is located at the North End of the first floor and provides food and beverages. The Press is currently closed, but we hope to reopen soon!

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