Group Study Rooms 

Group Study Rooms are intended for students who wish to collaborate in groups for projects or other work. They are not intended for individual use.  Study Rooms may be booked/used by DCU registered students only. Rooms may not be booked/used by staff, external members or alumni members. 

O'Reilly Library - all study rooms are equipped with flatescreens and whiteboards. The flatscreens are suitable for laptop presentations. A HDMI cable is supplied in each study room. Whiteboard markers and cloth are available from Information Services on the ground floor.
Cregan Library - all study rooms are equipped with LCD monitors.      


Online Booking System 

Click on the Book Online button to book a Group Study Room

How Do I Book a Group Study Room?

  • Bookings are made online by clicking the Book Online button or click on “Book a Study Room” on the Library website.
  • Phone or email bookings are not possible.
  • Staff at the Information Services Desk can help with general queries but cannot book rooms on students’ behalf.
  • Rooms can be booked up to two weeks in advance.
  • Each student is permitted to book a maximum of one room for use in a single day.
  • Rooms can be booked up to 5 minutes before each available slot.
  • An email confirmation will be sent to the student who completes the booking. Please remember to share this information with other members of your group.
  • If you wish to cancel a booking, please do so as soon as possible by clicking the “View/cancel existing booking” link on the Online Booking page.

Conditions of use

  • Rooms that remain unoccupied 10 minutes after the allotted start time are deemed vacant and will be made available to other groups.
  • A maximum of 6 students are permitted in each group study room in O'Reilly Library
  • A maximum of 8 students are permitted in each group study room in Cregan Library
  • Standard Library rules apply in all group study rooms. This means no eating and no drinking (except from non-spill containers).
  • Students are required to keep noise levels down.
  • Please vacate rooms promptly at the end of a study session and remove all belongings.    

Location of Study Room 

Floor plans showing the location of each room are available here

Cregan Library
Room NumberRoom TypeLocation
G2152 hourLevel 1
G3152 hourLevel 2

O'Reilly Library
Room NumberRoom TypeLocation
11 hourGround floor
21 hourGround floor
31 hour1st floor
42 hour 1st floor
51 hour 1st floor
61 hour 1st floor
71 hour 1st floor
81 hour 1st floor
91 hour 1st floor
 101 hour 1st floor 
 111 hour  2nd floor
 121 hour  2nd floor
 13 2 hour  2nd floor
 14 2 hour  2nd floor
15 2 hour  2nd floor
16 2 hour  2nd floor
17 2 hour  2nd floor
18 2 hour  2nd floor