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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. The room is available for student use when classes are not in session.

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 (for research help), open study areas, meeting spaces, and computers with printer.
  • Visit the Ask Here desk to ask for help or check out library materials.

Lower Level: 

  • Tables and chairs for collaborative studying or relaxing. (Note: tables are sometimes in use for classes during the day)

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 (Moved to Dray Computer & 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. 

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