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Book A Study Booth - Library (Building 14)

Book A Study Carrel or Table - Library (Building 14)

Terms and Conditions

Study Booths, Carrels and Tables are provided for the use of UDST students only to engage in quiet study activities.  Please respect our guidelines:

  1. Bookings: Study spaces are booked online and on a "first come, first serve" basis.

  2. Cancellations if late:  If you are 10 minutes late, your booking will be cancelled, and the space made available to others.

  3. Maximum times:  Study spaces can be booked for a maximum of 2 hours per day. 

  4. One booth/room maximum: Only one study space / study room can be booked during a specified time period. Overlapping bookings may be cancelled by library staff.

  5. Maximum students: Group study booths are reserved for 3-4 students. Individual study booths are reserved for 1-2 students. Carrels and Tables are reserved for a maximum of 1 student. If these limits are not adhered to, each person in the group will be asked to leave. 

  6. Students only: Study spaces are intended for student use only and cannot be booked for instruction purposes. 

  7. ID card required:  All users must provide their student ID cards to library staff in order to sign in. If a group does not sign in all users, they will be asked to leave.

  8. Packing Up: Please start packing up your belongings at least 5 minutes before the end of your booking to ensure a smooth transition for the next student(s). 

  9. Cleaning: Study spaces might not be cleaned in between each use. For your safety, please wipe down all surfaces with a disinfectant and wash/sanitize your hands before and after using the study spaces. 

  10. Type of use:  Study spaces are for studying. Socializing in the study spaces and/or in the study hallway is not permitted. Spaces are not to be used for regular scheduled classes or tutoring sessions. Students not studying will be asked to leave.

  11. Food and drink:  Food is not permitted. ONLY covered water is allowed. If you break this rule, the library staff will ask you to leave.

  12. Noise:  All users must maintain an appropriate noise level.  If you disturb the silence and quiet studying in the library, you will be asked to leave.

  13. Lights: Study booth lights must remain on at all times.

  14. Condition after use:  Study spaces must be left in a clean condition.

  15. Abandonment of belongings:  Items left in the study space (after your booking time expires) will be removed by security or library staff.

  16. Respect: All users must respect the culture and traditions of Qatar and behave accordingly.

  17. Abusive Behaviour: Verbal abuse of library staff or security will not be tolerated. Abusive behaviour will result in removal from the study space and a cancellation of the booking. 

  18. Code of Conduct: Users must adhere to the Student Code of Conduct.

Library staff may (temporarily or permanently) suspend study space privileges for students who do not follow the above rules. Library staff maintains the right to remove any individual without previous warning. 

Thank you for respecting our spaces!