Group Study Space

The Group Study Space is currently unavailable. Please check back the week of December 6 for updates. 

Location

Room E605 is located inside the FIT Library's on the 6th floor of the Goodman Center.

Hours

During the fall and spring semesters, the Group Study Space will be available:

  • Monday–Thursday: 9 am–7 pm
  • Friday: 9 am–6 pm
  • Saturday: 11 am–5 pm
  • Sunday: Noon–7 pm

During winter and summer sessions, the group study space is available Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm.

Hours may change to accommodate library events/meetings and college closures. A real time calendar of available reservation slots can be viewed below. 

General Policies

  • The library accepts reservations for a minimum of 3 students and a maximum of 8 students.
  • Face masks are required to be worn while in this space.
  • One student in the group is responsible for acknowledging policies governing the use of the room by signing the terms of use agreement upon checking in the reservation. Upon leaving, that student must follow sign out procedures.
  • Room reservation check in and check out is done at the Access Services Desk on the 5th floor.
  • The room is a meeting space for group projects and is intended for verbal group study only.
    • E605 in NOT a project workspace for crafting, cutting, or painting. Use of markers and/or fixatives is strictly prohibited.
    • Voices should be limited to conversational level. If noise is distruptive to others in the library, staff will intervene for policy compliance. Noncompliance will result in cancelling the room reservation.
  • Wifi is available, students may bring their own laptops; a computer and projector are available to use. 
  • Beverages in closed containers are permitted; food is prohibited.
  • Trash should be removed, and the room left tidy upon completion of scheduled reservation.
  • Personal materials should never be left unattended. The library is not responsible for personal items left in the room.
  • Any library materials left behind will be returned to the stacks. 
  • The Group Study Space will be monitored by library staff and Public Safety personnel.
  • There is a $25 replacement fee to be paid by the student making the reservation should the key to Group Study Room be lost.

Reservations (currently unavailable)

  • The Group Study Space is available to current FIT students with valid FIT IDs.
  • A current FIT email address is needed to complete the Electronic Reservation Form.
  • Reservations are required and can be made up to 14 days in advance; same day reservations are permitted. Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The Library will send a confirmation email upon acceptance of the reservations and groups are asked to present this email upon arrival.
  • Although one student is responsible for the booking, all students using the Group Study Space will be asked to sign in with an Access Services staff member at the Access Services.
  • Groups must arrive within 15 minutes of the reserved time or risk losing the reservation.
  • The Library reserves the right to cancel any reservation if fewer than 3 students or more than 10 students arrive to use the room.
  • The Group Study Space can be booked by the hour for a maximum of 2 hours. Extensions of time (up to 2 hours) will be granted if the room is not otherwise booked. Students may use the room for a total of 4 hours per session.

Contact Information

Students are encouraged to contact the Access Services Unit with questions or concerns about policies and reservations or anything else regarding the Group Study Space at (212) 217-4360 or [email protected].

The Reservation Form is unavailable until further notice. 

last revised 10/8/2021