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Student Orientation: Spaces & Rooms

Study Spaces in the Library

4th Floor Clock Tower:

  • This is the highest spot for miles around. You can take in the scenery or enjoy the open group study area.
  • Counter overlooking the 3rd floor for individual study.

3rd Floor:

  • Study rooms and individual study carrells.
  • Instruction Room ("BI Room") where you may have classes.

2nd Floor: 

  • Study rooms including the Bissell Study Room with an AppleTV for collaborative work.
  • Individual study carrells. 
  • This floor also leads to the annex with the Pritchard Room & Archives. 

1st Floor: 

  • Library staff offices, open study areas, meeting spaces, and computers.
  • Visit the Ask Here desk to ask for help or check out library materials.

Lower Level: 

  • CDs and DVDs in the Chamberlain Room by the elevator.
  • Tables and chairs for collaborative studying or relaxing.

Partner Offices

The library building includes the following Partner Services & Offices:

First Floor:

  • Tech & Trek: help using your iPad, apps, or ePortfolio; learn more about mindful technology; and more.
  • Career & Academic Development: choosing a major, resume reviews, academic support, mock interviewing, and more.
  • Hiram Connect: internships, experiential learning, and more.
  • Clocktower Cafe: grab and go food, beverages, and snacks at this self service cafe. Pay with Terrier Cash, a credit/debit card, or cash.

Lower Level:

  • Media Center: Mac equipped classroom, large format printing, learn about 3-D printers, get help with A/V projects, and more.

Study Rooms

  • Study Rooms are available first come-first served.
  • Most Study Rooms have White Boards. Check out a Marker Set at the Ask Here desk.  
  • The Collaboration Room and Meeting Room 1 on the first floor and the Bissell Study Room on the 2nd floor have AppleTVs. 
students sit in chairs at tables studying
3 study areas with tables and chairs
Tables and Chairs in Collaboration Room
three study spaces with tables and chairs
three study spaces with tables and chairs

Additional information about the Library is available on the Hiram College Library website.