Campus Events

For a fee, the following areas in the library can be reserved for campus events:

FacilityHourly Rate
Mancillas Courtyard$50
Event Gallery (Piano Room, seats 30)$50
Fifth Floor South Commons Area
Fifth Floor South Commons Area with Use of Events Gallery (Piano Room)$130


To request use of one of the above spaces for an event, please fill out the Library Facilities/Event Planner Approval Form [Download MS Word Viewer Here]and submit it to Yvette Mack ( in Library Administration (LIB-South, room 5034). Forms should be submitted no less than two weeks prior to the event date.

Conference Rooms

The University Library has conference rooms available to CSUDH staff and faculty on a first-come, first-served basis. Students and alumni are prohibited from using library conference rooms. Reservations for a conference room must be made five business days in advance and cannot exceed a total of 30 days of usage. To make a reservation, contact Yvette Mack ( Please include in your email information about how the space will be used (workshop, seminar, meeting, etc.).

Food and beverages are allowed in the conference rooms. Occupants are required to leave the room clean by wiping down the tables, clearing the whiteboard, and throwing away all trash. Maintenance fees will accrue if additional clean up is needed. All meetings must conclude 15 minutes prior to the library’s closing time.

Reservations for all University Library conference rooms are not available during the extended study hours and final exam period, as they become overflow group study rooms.

Group Study Rooms

Group study rooms are located on the second and third floors of the south side of the library and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms may only be used by currently enrolled CSUDH students. Faculty and staff are prohibited from using library group study rooms. Rooms are intended for student study related purposes only and are limited to two consecutive hours.

All students in the group must sign an agreement in order to use the study rooms.  Current CSUDH photo IDs are required. Check-in for group study rooms is located at the Technology Checkout Program Office, Room 2039, which is open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Reservations can be made one day in advance by calling (310) 243-2173 between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Users are responsible for the condition of the room and are expected to leave the room clean, wipe down the whiteboard, lock and close the door, and report any previous damage to the Technology Checkout Program office before the reserved time begins. Food, beverages, and smoking are prohibited.

Group study rooms are to not exceed capacity. Rooms on the third floor can accommodate four to eight students and second floor rooms can accommodate three to five students.