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Group Study Rooms

Located on the third floor of the STEM Library, each room can be reserved online up to one week in advance. The four group study rooms are described below.

Chalks and/or dry erase markers may be requested from the circulation/information desk on the first floor. 

Tesla Room

The Tesla Room has two windows and is equipped with:

  • 2 rectangular tables
  • 10 chairs
  • 1 blackboard

Tesla Room

Carver Room

The Carver Room is equipped with:

  • 2 rectangular tables
  • 10 chairs
  • 1 blackboard

Carver Room

Chatelet Room

The Chatelet Room is equipped with: 

  • 1 rectangular table
  • 6 chairs
  • 1 whiteboard

Chatelet Room

Einstein Room

The Einstein Room is equipped with: 

  • 1 rectangular table
  • 5 chairs
  • 1 blackboard

Einstein Room

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Study carrels are located on the first and second floors of STEM Library. They are for quiet, independent study and are available on a first-come, first-served basis (they are not reservable). 

Find Us

Directions and Parking

The entrance to STEM Library is located on the first floor of William E. Kirwan Hall (the Math building) at the University of Maryland College Park. From the Kirwan Hall main entrance, follow the signs to the end of the right hand hallway.

Google Maps UMD Campus Map

Accessible entrances to Kirwan Hall and STEM Library

Accessible Entrances

  • Accessible entrances to the ground floor elevator can be found down the path east of the main entrance and in the rear courtyard via Chemistry Lane.

Getting to Campus and Parking

Book Drop

map to STEM library book drop

Book Drop outside Kirwan Hall courtyard entrance

  • In addition to the book drop at the STEM circulation desk, an outdoor book drop is also available.
  • During closed hours, library items can be returned to this book drop by the courtyard entrance to Kirwan hall.

Accessible paths to the book drop


first floor layout

The First Floor contains:

second floor layout

The Second Floor contains:

  • Circulating Books(Stacks)
  • Laptop Lounge
  • Study Carrels and Tables for Quiet Study
  • Oversize Collection
third floor layout

The Third Floor (top floor) contains:

  • Periodicals (bound)
  • Group Study Rooms
  • Tables for Group Study
  • Photocopier/Scanner/Printer
ground floor layout

The Ground Floor contains:

  • Group Study Area
  • Overhead Projector
  • Dry Erase Board
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