Lockers & Carrels

A limited number of study carrels (with lockers) on Level 3 can be reserved for one academic year by senior thesis writers. Thesis Carrels are given out on a first-come, first-served basis to current Senior Thesis writers.

If you wish to reserve a Thesis Carrel, you must complete an online application, which will become available Friday, September 15, 2017, at 7:00 a.m.

All thesis carrels are located on the 3rd floor and are numbered. You will be able to request a specific carrel (by number) on the application.

If your application is approved and a carrel is available, you will be notified by October 1.
Study carrels without attached lockers may not be reserved, officially or unofficially, by any student.
In addition, there are book lockers on Levels 2 and 3, which are available to any student. Lockers may be reserved for a full academic year, and do not require an application. See our Circulation Desk staff for availability lockers any time throughout the year.

If you have any questions, please contact Julie Styles, Access Services Librarian, at
  • You are responsible for securing your materials in your locker when you are not present. Materials cannot be left out on carrels. Any items left outside the locker are subject to disposal by library staff.
  • Library books must be checked out before being placed into your locker.
  • Lockers cannot be used to store Reference books, bound periodicals, current periodicals, or perishable items.
  • No plants may be left on a carrel or inside a locker.
  • No food may be left on a carrel or inside a locker.
  • Library staff reserve the right to open and inspect the contents of all lockers at any time without prior notification.
  • Locker keys are due back at the end of the Spring Term. A $20 fee will be charged to your Student Account for any lost or unreturned keys.
  • The Library is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
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