Group Study Room Guidelines

The group study rooms in Bata Library and the Trent University Durham Library are available for use by registered Trent undergraduate and graduate students for group study or projects relating to a Trent course.  There are 5 group study rooms available in the Bata Library and 2 group study rooms in the Durham Library.  Group study rooms may be booked online; see how on the Booking a Group Study Room webpage.

Guidelines for use of group study rooms in:

Bata Library

Group study rooms in Bata may be reserved through our online room booking system for groups of two or more registered Trent students.

  • Rooms may be booked for a maximum of 1 hour per day per student. If a group requires more time, another group member may make an additional booking up to 1 hour per student to extend the time.   
  • Group study rooms may be booked for any time during the term.
  • Rooms may be booked during library open hours only.
  • Students are encouraged to reserve a group study room to ensure the room is available at your desired time.
  • If a group study room is unoccupied and has not been reserved, the room may be used by any group without a prior booking. However, any registered booking will take priority.
  • The Library's Learning Zones policies apply in all group study rooms, according to the location of the room.
  • Students must observe library regulations and leave the room in good order.
  • The student booking the room is responsible for the cost of repair for any damage to the room that occurs during the period of use or the replacement of any equipment lost or stolen.
  • Laptops and other personal items should not be left unattended in the group study rooms. The Library is not responsible for loss or damage of items left unattended in the room.

Room Information - Bata Library (Peterborough)

Room 106.8 (Bata, 1st floor): capacity 4 people
Room 106.9 (Bata, 1st floor): capacity 8 people
Room 106.10 (Bata, 1st floor): capacity 6 people
Room 106.11 (Bata, 1st floor): capacity 6 people
Room 309 (Reid Morden Room, Bata, 3rd floor): capacity 10 people

    Trent University Durham Library

    Group study rooms in Durham may be reserved through ouronline room booking system for groups of two or more registered Trent students.

    Rooms may be booked for a maximum of 2 hours per day per student.

    • If a group requires more time, another group member may make an additional booking up to 1 hour per student to extend the time.  
    • Rooms may be booked during library open hours only.
    • Students are encouraged to reserve a group study room to ensure the room is available at your desired time.
    • If a group study room is unoccupied and has not been reserved, the room may be used by any group without a prior booking. However, any registered booking will take priority.
    • Students must observe library regulations and the leave the room in good order.
    • The student booking the room is responsible for the cost of repair for any damage to the room that occurs during the period of use.
    • Laptops and other personal items should not be left unattended in the group study rooms. The Library is not responsible for loss or damage of items left unattended in the room.

    Room information -  Trent University Durham Library

    Room 102.3 (Durham) : capacity 10 people
    Room 102.4 (Durham) : capacity 10 people