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PhD & Faculty Study Rooms

The purpose of the PhD and Faculty Research Rooms are to provide a quiet environment for PhD students and faculty to pursue research and writing. The rooms are available to currently enrolled doctoral students and current faculty who are approved via the application process on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to Apply

Rooms are available for reserve for fall and spring semester only. Only PhD students and faculty with a valid NCAT ID can request a room. Request room access by completing the Online Request Form. You’ll be notified via email when your request is completed, generally within 48 hours, Monday-Friday.


  • Access is for approved occupants only; sharing access is prohibited and will result in automatic forfeiture of the room for the remaining of the semester
  • Occupants are required to adhere to all F.D. Bluford Regulations
  • Only resources that have been checked out to the occupant may remain in the room; all other materials must be removed prior to exiting for the day
  • There will be a $40.00 charge for any lost keys. Failure to return key at end of the semester will result in a $40.00 charge
  • The library is not responsible for any items kept in the room 
  • Please maintain a quiet atmosphere and refrain from using loud devices
  • No furniture is to be moved in or out of the room
  • No appliances of any kind are allowed in the rooms i.e. microwave, min-fridge, coffee pot, space heater, etc.
  • Beverages with secured lids only are allowed in the room. No food is allowed in the rooms. See the food and drink policy for further details Food and Drink Rules
  • Occupants may not attach anything to the walls
  • Report any lighting, temperature, or other building problems to the library's Administration Office

PhD and Faculty Research Rooms are periodically inspected and are subject to inspection at any time. Violations of the above guidelines may result in forfeiture of the room.


For questions please contact the Library Administration office at 336.285.4151 or email

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Sunday, January 9 to
Sunday, January 16, 2022 and
Tuesday, January 18 to
Sunday, March 6, 2022 
Sunday 1pm to 1am
Monday through Thursday 8am to 1am
Friday 8am to 8pm
Saturday 10am to 7pm
Monday, January 17, 2022
Monday Closed