Study and Collaboration Room Reservation Policies

Study and collaboration rooms at both the Carlson Health Sciences Library and Blaisdell Medical Library (UC Davis Health badge required) may be reserved in advance. Spaces without a confirmed reservation are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Standard Reserves billing applies to these keys.

Reservations

  • Reservations require a valid UC Davis Library card
  • Reservations are tentative until receipt of an email confirmation; unconfirmed reservations may not be honored
    • CHSL reservation requests are processed Monday through Friday as time permits. Patrons are encouraged to place room reservations at least 24 hours in advance
    • Reservations are accepted in advance. Same day reservations are allowed only as space and time permit
    • To accommodate the maximum number of users, library staff reserve the right to move any reservation to another study room, as needed
  • Rooms may be reserved for a maximum of four hours, in increments of 30 minutes
  • Requests to load special software, provided by the user must be made at least one week in advance of the date of the reservation. Only authentic, licensed copies of software will be considered
  • Reservations not claimed within 15 minutes of the scheduled reservation start-time will not be honored and the room will be made available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Keys and equipment will be checked out only to the person who makes the reservation
  • Reservations and room loans end 15 minutes prior to closing

Restrictions and Exemptions

  • Rooms are to be reserved for occasional use only. Reserving any room for recurring blocks of time (weekly, monthly, etc.) is not permitted
  • Events with food and drink are permitted in the conference room only
  • The conference room is available by reservation only. Drop-in use of this space is not permitted
  • Conference room reservations are permitted for teaching or UCD faculty or staff meetings only; the conference room is not available as a study space
  • Policy exemption or modification requests will be referred to the CHSL Operations Manager for consideration.
  • Renewals must be made in-person.

Reservations

  • Reservations require a valid UC Davis Library card and an active UC Davis Health badge
    • Due to the ongoing pandemic, BML is currently accepting reservations only from UC Davis faculty, staff, and health sciences graduate students with active UC Davis Health badges
  • Reservations are tentative until receipt of an email confirmation; unconfirmed reservations may not be honored
    • Reservations for BML spaces are processed weekdays 8 AM – 3PM, excluding holidays and official closures; we encourage you to place room reservations at least 24 hours in advance
    • To accommodate the maximum number of users, library staff reserve the right to move any reservation to another study room, as needed
  • Rooms may be reserved for a maximum of two hours, in increments of 30 minutes; reservations may be extended at the time of checkout if there are no other reservations on the room
  • Reservations not claimed within 15 minutes of the scheduled reservation start-time will not be honored and the room will be made available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Keys and equipment will be checked out only to the person who makes the reservation
  • Reservations and room loans end 15 minutes prior to closing

Restrictions and Exemptions

  • Rooms are to be reserved for occasional use only. Reserving any room for recurring blocks of time (weekly, monthly, etc.) is not permitted
  • Use of the computer equipment requires a valid Kerberos login
  • Policy exemption or modification requests will be referred to Blaisdell Medical Library administration for consideration
  • Reservations for Room 1106 may be modified or cancelled to allow access to videoconferencing equipment
  • Renewals must be made in person