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This guide provides information on study rooms available for reservation at the Van Houten Library.

About Group Study Rooms

The Van Houten Library has 14 group study rooms on the 3rd floor that accommodate up to 1-7 students each. The group study rooms include a "plug-n-play" collaborative technology to project a laptop onto a wall-mounted display monitor. Each group study room is equipped with the following:

  • One (1) whiteboard
  • One (1) display monitor (55" or 65")
  • One (1) collaboration tool (HDMI and VGA cables)
  • One (1) table and 5-7 chairs

General Guidelines

  • Rooms are intended for NJIT Students working on course-related assignments, attending virtual classes, meetings, or interviews
  • Reservations can be made up to 7-days in advance
  • Individuals can reserve rooms up to 4 hours per day
  • Between 1 and 7 people can occupy a room
  • Rooms are held for 15 minutes after reservation start time, then they can be made available to others
  • Do not leave personal items (laptops, mobile phones, wallets, etc.) unattended. NJIT Library is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal items.
  • No open container of food may be brought into the study rooms. Small packaged snacks and drinks are permitted.

Access a Reserved Room @ Your Reserved Time

You must visit the Circulation Desk to pick up the room key and drop off your NJIT ID-card. Your ID will be returned to you when you return the key to the staff at the Circulation Desk upon vacating the group study room.

Circulation Desk: (973) 596-6371

Study Spaces Around Campus

Study spaces are usually in high demand. If no library group study rooms are available at your desired date and time, try getting one of the Breakout Rooms in the Central King Building (CKB). For questions on how to book a reservation in CKB, email: or call: 973-596-3600.

Career Development Services offers rooms in Fenster Hall specifically for remote interviews. Use the form to reserve a room for an interview, or visit their site for more information about on-campus interviewing and interview preparation.

Special Shout-out!

A special thanks to the NJIT Student Senate for sponsoring the equipment and furniture in the group study rooms.  The NJIT Student Senate funded the rooms for equipment and furniture during the academic year 2018-2019.

New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights, Newark, New Jersey 07102-1982
(973) 596-3206
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