Study Rooms


There are a variety of individual or group study rooms available to students on a first-come, first-serve basis. Most are located on the perimeter of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors of Founders Memorial Library. Please see the list of rooms below, and consult the Floor Maps for exact locations. If a room is unlocked and unoccupied, you may use it. Please check the door for reservation tags though. You must vacate the room if/when a scheduled group arrives.

List of Rooms:
  • 2nd Floor: 237, 240
  • 3rd Floor: 352, 354
  • 4th Floor: 452, 493


In addition, a variety of classroom space is available in the library. To reserve a room for one-time use or for use throughout the semester, please contact the Founders Memorial Library Facilities Manager at 815-753-1612. Please see the list of classrooms below, and consult the Floor Maps for exact locations.

List of Rooms:
  • 2nd Floor: 202, 293, 297

Contact Us

Dean Fred Barnhart

Phone: (815) 753-1995

Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
217 Normal Rd
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

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