Library Spaces

Briscoe Library has an array of spaces on the 3rd, 4th and 5th floors available for collaborative and individual study, meetings, relaxation and reflection, and more.

Group Study Rooms and Conference Rooms may be reserved by current UT Health students, faculty, and staff. Times and days may vary depending on the type of room.

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Find Your Space

2nd Floor

The second floor is a place for collaborative study where you can work in large or small groups with seating in study rooms or at open tables. Please note: room reservations for all rooms on the 2nd floor are handled by Room Scheduling 567-2655.

  • 19 large study group classrooms
  • 3 small study group rooms
  • Collaborative study areas
  • Snack & drink vending machines

Noise Level: Moderate

3rd Floor

(Main Floor)

A place for both collaborative and individual study at tables, computers, study rooms, and The Hub

  • The Hub – reservable open collaborative space
  • 7 reservable group study rooms
  • 3 reservable virtual interview rooms
  • 17 computer work stations
  • Collaborative study tables
  • Individual study carrels
  • 2 individual study pods
  • Coffee & fresh food vending machines
  • Entry lounge area – counter-height tables and chairs, microwaves & Keurig machine

Noise Level: Moderate

4th Floor

The fourth floor is a place for individual study where you can work in complete silence at tables, study carrels and study rooms.

  • 12 individual study rooms – department testing reservations only Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm
  • 6 individual study pods
  • Individual study carrels
  • Silent study tables
  • The Collaboratory (4.074) – reservable Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm for department meetings, students can reserve evenings and weekends
  • Reflection Room (4M)

Noise Level: Silent

5th Floor

The fifth floor is a place for collaborative group study at restaurant-style booths, group tables, study rooms and a relaxation area.

  • 9 reservable group study rooms
  • 12 individual study rooms – department testing/interview reservations only Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm
  • Exercise desks (3 stationary bike desks & 1 walking treadmill desk)
  • Collaborative study tables & booths
  • Individual study carrels
  • Relaxation area – games & puzzles
  • P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library

Noise Level: Moderate

Library Room Reservations

Individual Study Rooms (4th and 5th floors) are available to current UT Health students on a first come, first served basis 24/7/365. These rooms may also be reserved by departments for specialized testing Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

Group Study Rooms (3rd and 5th floors) may be reserved 24/7/365. Only UT Health students, faculty, and staff may use these rooms. Daily 4-hour reservation limit and reservations may be made up to two weeks in advance.

Conference Rooms (4th and 5th floors) may be reserved by current UT Health faculty or staff on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm. Current students may reserve the Collaboratory (4th floor conference room) weeknights 6 pm – 7 am, and any time on weekends.


Library Floor Maps

Laredo Regional Campus Library

One group study room and one conference room is available to current UT Health students, faculty, residents, and staff. The staff workroom is also available for study space; however, library staff members have priority use over this space and should still be able to access the library’s storage room. Contact Scheduling & Facilities Data Management to reserve a room.