Stapleton Library carrels are intended to provide relatively
secure, semi-private space for doctoral students, faculty, or administrators
actively involved in research requiring the use of Stapleton Library and its
The priority list for assignments is as follows:
Applications will be accepted by filing out the online form (typed and signed), and submitting it to the Circulation desk before Friday of the first week of classes. A random lottery, drawn from the applications on file, will take place shortly thereafter. Applicants not receiving a carrel assignment will be notified via e-mail.
Carrels assigned for the academic year may be used during
both semesters plus the summer terms, if needed. In the
case of summer term requests, assignments will be made for the entire summer,
or a portion thereof, when carrels are available. Applicants receiving a single semester
assignment must vacate the carrel by the day after final exams conclude for
that semester. All carrel occupants must vacate by the end of the second summer
A refundable $20 (cash only) key deposit is
required before a key is issued. The key
must be returned no later than the end of Summer Session II to receive a
refund. Your refund must be picked up when the key is returned. If the carrel key is lost, the
$20 fee is not refunded, and the occupant must pay an additional deposit of
$20 for a new key to be issued. There
will be no refunds for recovered keys after a new key has been issued.
Stapleton Library Hours
Sunday: Open at 11:00 a.m. Monday–Thursday: Open 24 hours Friday: Midnight to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Exceptions to Regular Library Hours
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