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How to Learn with the Library

A resource for students to help you with your research and study needs.

Book a Study Space

Do you live close to campus and need a quiet place to study?

The University Library provides reservable study space when safety conditions allow.

Please visit the Library Services Guide for more information about reservable study.


Study Space & Printing

Study Space & Printing

The Learning Commons is open to current SCU affiliates, including alumni. A valid SCU ACCESS card or mobile credentials is required to access the building.

For current Library & Learning Commons hours please see the General Information page of this guide.

Group study rooms are now available to use. Go to to make a reservation.

For more details on campus health and safety protocols, please visit the Prepared SCU website.

Information for Alumni

Upon arrival, please call the Library Help Desk at 408-554-5020. A library courtesy card or Alumni Office identification must be presented when entering the Learning Commons. Alumni visitors must also present verification of vaccinated status via their Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record (