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Study Areas Around Willamette's Campus

Finding a quiet or nondistracting place to study can sometimes be problematic. The following places are available throughout the day unless specified otherwise. (Written by a student)

General Campus Locations

Montag

Open from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m., the Montag Center offers two quite rooms for study or group meetings, the conference room, and the leather room. The main area and loft are also great places to study, but can be quite noisy.

Bistro

The Bistro offers many comfortable couches, chairs, and tables to work at, as well as easy access to good food.

Mark O. Hatfield Library

This is a great place to study all over. The second floor, especially, is always a quiet area with many private study rooms. The Fishbowl is card-accessible 24 hours a day.

University Center

Second and third floors have couches off to the right and left.

Residence Halls

Baxter

One study room by the Bishop Wellness Center, and several tables in the basement. There are two lounges on the main floor.

Belknap

Basement and main floor lounge.

Doney

Study lounge, main lounge, basement lounge.

Kaneko

Lounges on each floor, six study rooms total: one on the second floor, two on the third and one or two on the fourth floor depending on hall storage need. There is one computer lab on the main floor, accessible to Kaneko residents 24 hours a day. There are also some classrooms that may be accessible as well.

Lausanne

First floor study lounges, with one that is quite 24 hours a day, and one lounge in the basement.

Lee

Lounges on main floor and basement.

Matthews

Basement area with study rooms, main floor lounge.

Shepard

Quiet study lounge on the main floor, basement Lounge.

Terra

Two lounge areas on the main floor.

Wish

Lounge and study room on the main floor, basement lounge, all are often very quiet.

York

Lounges on main floor and basement.

Note: Many of the lounges in the dorms contain televisions. If the television isn't on, this is a quiet place to study. It isn't a guaranteed quiet area all of the time.

Classroom Buildings

Eaton

All floors contain benches outside the classrooms and there is one couch on the third Floor. Fourth floor has a study lounge as well as several tables and a group of couches.

Collins

Third floor has many chairs and tables, fourth floor has a study area

Olin

Third floor has a study area and there is a table and chairs on the fourth floor at the top of the stairs.

Smullin

Basement has several chairs, desks and benches, first and third floors have benches, and the second floor has several chairs and tables and benches.