The libraries believe that our small group study rooms should be clean, safe, and available to everyone in our college community.  This policy is designed to ensure equitable and fair access to library study rooms for students and staff.

Five study rooms are available in the Fort Steilacoom library and three study rooms are available in the Puyallup library for groups of students, faculty, or staff to gather and work together. Study room reservations and check out may be done at the library's circulation counter.

Fort Steilacoom Study Rooms

  • CAS313B - Occupancy 1-4
  • CAS313C - Occupancy 1-4
  • CAS313D - Occupancy 1-4
  • CAS314 - Occupancy 5-15
  • CAS315 - Occupancy 5-15

Puyallup Study Rooms

  • L221 - Occupancy 1-4
  • L222 - Occupancy 1-4
  • L227 - Occupancy 5-12

General Guidelines

  • Study rooms may be scheduled by Pierce College students, Central Washington at Pierce College students, faculty, and staff.
  • A minimum of 5 participants must be present for the larger study rooms.
  • Please note: Even though these spaces are enclosed, they are not soundproof, please be respectful of other library patrons.
  • Library staff are not responsible for personal items left unattended in group study rooms. If items are left unattended for more than 15 minutes, the items may be taken to campus security.
  • Covered beverages and light snacks are okay.
  • Please remove or dispose of all trash before leaving. Cleaning supplies are available throughout the library and at the Circulation Desk.

Scheduling Guidelines

  • Study rooms may be scheduled and checked out at the Circulation Desk.
  • Rooms may be scheduled 1 week prior
  • Reservations are available up to 4 hours. Additional hours may be added depending on availability; check with a library staff member.
  • The reservation for a study room is cancelled if the group does not show up within fifteen minutes of the reservation.
  • The individual who makes the reservation is responsible for room clean-up and return of equipment.

Revised: October 2023