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The Walter W. Stiern Library offers Individual and Group Study Rooms for enhanced Library research and study exclusively to the CSUB University community. These rooms are in addition to several hundred open table and carrel study spaces. These rooms may not be used as classrooms or faculty offices. Technology issues should be referred to User Support or the Student Help Desk, Library staff do not provide administrative support.
INDIVIDUAL STUDY ROOMS
Individual Study Rooms are available to currently registered CSUB Graduate students, Senior level students and Faculty. Persons requesting a room must demonstrate a need to have access to Library materials to support a research project. When requesting an Individual Study Room, the applicant must submit a brief written description of the project including the expected date of completion.
Download Application form in fillable Word format
You are encouraged to fill out the form electronically. You can use your mouse or the "Tab" key to move from one field to another. Please print out the completed application, sign it, and submit to the Dean of Libraries, WSL 111, or fax to 661-654-3238. Print copies of application forms are available at the Library's Check Out Desk and the Reference Desk. A A refundable key deposit fee of $30 must be paid to the Cashiers Office before keys can be issued to students.
Eating, drinking or smoking and inappropriate behavior are not permitted and will result in loss of use of room. Library furniture can not be removed or traded for other furniture. Non-Library furniture is not allowed. Library furniture can not be removed or traded for other furniture. Non-Library furniture is not allowed. Library furniture can not be removed or traded for other furniture. Non-Library furniture is not allowed. Wall hangings (e.g. pictures, tapestries, etc.) and window coverings are not permitted.
Library materials properly checked out may be kept in the room, however noncirculating materials (such as periodicals) must be returned to the Library's shelves immediately after use. Noncirculating Library materials and items not checked out will be removed by Library staff. Library staff routinely check all Individual Study rooms.
The Library is not responsible for any property left in the room. The room should be kept locked at all times.
The 23 group study rooms in the Stiern Library are for the exclusive use of CSUB students when classes are in session. Group use has priority over individual use and the rooms may not be reserved. The 7 small study rooms on the 3rd floor should be used by no more than 3 students at a time.
- Eating, drinking or smoking and inappropriate behavior are not permitted and will result in loss of use of room.
- These rooms are for Library-related use only. Rooms may not be used for student organization meetings, faculty meetings, or as regular classrooms.
- Furniture in these rooms must not be removed or traded for other Library equipment or furniture. Non-Library furniture is not allowed.
- Radios, tape players, and televisions may not be used in these rooms unless in conjunction with the Library's Media Service.
Rodney M. Hersberger
Dean, University Library