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The Academic Resource Center at Loras College offers a variety of study-space options.

Academic Resource Center - Places to Study - At a Glance

  Quiet Area Comfy Furniture Group Study Rooms Small Study Rooms Tables/Carrels Open Late Reservable
1st Floor    
2nd Floor (Entrance)    
3rd Floor  
4th Floor    
Lobby (24/7 Area)        

Places to Study - Details

In these areas, please study quietly:

  • In the study carrels facing Keane on 1st Floor
  • In the study carrels area facing Keane on 3rd Floor
  • In the comfy seating area facing Keane on 4th FloorIn the study carrel areas all along Loras Boulevard on the 4th Floor
  • In the study carrel areas all along Loras Boulevard on the 4th floor

 

Comfy chairs grouped in various configurations are distributed throughout the building. Some are in stack areas, and some are in open areas. Two bean-bag chairs live on 1st Floor in the Curriculum Area.

 

There are group study rooms on every floor of the Library. They are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Where are group study rooms in the ARC?

  • 4 group study rooms on 1st Floor
  • 4 group study rooms on 2nd Floor (entrance)
  • 5 group study rooms on 3rd Floor
  • 2 group study rooms on 4th Floor

 

There are 10 small study rooms, suitable for quiet individual study, located on the 3rd Floor. They're available on a first-come first-serve basis.

 

Tables of various sizes are distributed throughout the building. Some are in group study rooms, some are in the stack areas, and some are in open areas.

There are tables sizes that seat 4, 6, and 8 people.

1st Floor in Stacks

2nd Floor in Open Area

3rd Floor in Study Room

4th Floor in Open Area

Carrels are ideal for quiet individual study. They are available on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th floors.

 

During the regular school year, the library is open until midnight Monday through Thursday. Click here for detailed information about the library's hours.

The "24/7 Area," between the library and the bookstore, is open continuously while classes are in session.

 

The Library has 3 classrooms, 1 large study room, and 2 open areas that can be reserved. To get started with the reservation process, fill out this form.

Keep in mind:

  • Classrooms that can be reserved: ARC 102, ARC 202, ARC 402; large study room that can be reserved: ARC 323; open areas that can be reserved are the 4th Floor Balcony area, and the Center for Dubuque History area.
  • Most group and individual study rooms in the Library cannot be reserved. The are available on a 'first come first serve' basis.
  • Classroom availability is limited. Regularly scheduled classes and library instruction classes have priority.

ARC 102, 202, and 402

ARC 323

ARC 4th Floor Balcony

Center for Dubuque History (CDH)

 

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Your Librarian

Kristen Smith
Contact:
563-588-7042
ARC 220