Can you believe it? Yes, you heard correctly.
You can now reserve your study rooms online from anywhere and avoid having to make a trip to the Circulation Desk. You can see what rooms are booked when, find out more information on the rooms, such as the number of outlets or the size of its whiteboard, and you can even add a nickname to your booking so your study group can find you!
It’s this easy…
- Go to http://studyrooms.charlottelaw.edu
- Choose your type of study room from the menu on the right
- Choose a room number
- Choose a time
- Confirm it through your CharlotteLaw email address
Here’s the fine print on our policies…
- Study rooms are available to be booked up to 7 days in advance
- Rooms are booked in 30 minute increments
- You can book up to 4 hours a day
- Please cancel at least 30 minutes prior to your start time, to allow other students the opportunity to book the room. Repeated non-cancellations will result in you being denied future room bookings.
- Be sure to confirm your booking through your CharlotteLaw email address within 30 minutes of the booking.
Questions about the process?
Check out our detailed walkthrough on booking your own study rooms.
So enjoy your new-found freedom and book away!
Finals are approaching and a lot of CSL students will be coming to the library to do their studying. Below are some things to remember when requesting and using the study rooms:
- Study rooms are on a first come, first serve basis
- We only reserve study rooms to CSL students
- You can reserve a study room 24 hours in advance
- We have a total of 21 study rooms ranging from large, mid-sized and small
- You may use the room(s) for 2 hours and may renew (30 minutes before your ending time) if no one has been assigned
- Covered beverages are allowed in the study room; if a member of the library staff smells or sees you with smelly food or a non-covered beverage, you’ll be asked to take it to the 3rd floor student lounge or throw away item(s)
We ask that you try to keep your voices down so that you don’t disturb the person(s) next door to you. Thank you for your cooperation and good luck on your exams.
- Monica Alston-Carr -
With mid-terms upon us the CSL Library wants to remind you about Circulation policy regarding course reserves, CPAS (Academic Success) and study rooms.
- Course reserves are located behind the Circulation desk in the law library. These materials are put on reserve by your professors and can only be checked out for three hours, cannot be renewed, nor can they be put on hold. The course reserves also carry a fine of $3.00 an hour even if the book is only one minute late. These materials have the highest demand in the law library. The course reserves are there for the convenience of all CSL students, so please be respectful and professional toward your fellow students and return these items on time.
- At the end of September an announcement was sent out stating that the CPAS (Academic Success) materials would be moved from their location in front of library reference to behind the circulation desk. We know that some of you have found this move an inconvenience; however, these materials are also in high demand and having the CPAS collection behind circulation better serves all students. Currently, the CPAS materials can be checked out for seven days, may be renewed once, may have a hold request placed on them, and do not carry a fine. Because of mid-terms we have discontinued renewal of these materials.
- CSL now has 20 study rooms, which means we have more study rooms than 80% of all law schools in the country. Of course, the rooms are in very high demand at this time. Remember, you can either call the circulation desk at 704-971-8574 or come to book a study room up to 24 hours in advance. It is possible to renew a study room a half hour before your allotted time is finished if the room is not booked in advance for another group.
- In order to pay library fines you will need see Ms. Linda Pickett who is the Accounting Manager in Financial Services, Room 333. When you pay for a fine Ms. Pickett will provide you with a receipt to bring to Circulation, and after we receive the receipt the fines will be cleared from your patron record. Remember unpaid fines can result in restricted ability to register for classes or graduate.
If you have questions or concerns regarding CSL Library Circulation policy and related issues please contact Kim Allman, the Library Access Services Manager, or visit the library website for more information.
- Kim Allman -
We are happy to see so many students back and using the Library! We want all of you to enjoy our beautiful space and help us keep it food free and as quiet as possible while you study with other 1-, 2-, or 3-L students. Just a short reminder about our noise policies which changed at the end of the Fall semester:
- Use the quiet areas of the library for individual study only (Fed I, Fed II, Regional Reporters and the Treatise areas);
- For cell phone conversations, use the area in front of the reference and circulation desks.
- Be sure to reserve a study room if you wish to study with a group, but remember that noise from those rooms carries out into the Library’s quiet areas if you are speaking loudly.
Librarians have been asked to monitor the library for noise. If they approach you about your noise level, please comply with their requests. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Also, please be mindful of the Bar Studiers who are joining us in the Library through the end of February. They have also asked us to keep the Library quiet as they prepare for this very important exam.
Reserving Study Rooms
The library has 12 study rooms that may be reserved for two-hour periods, up to 24 hours in advance. You must reserve a room at the circulation desk before using that room.
Also remember to dress in layers. Currently some study rooms are rather. . .warm. The library is working on fixing this problem as soon as possible.