Reserving Space

The following rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. A current and valid campus ID card is required to reserve space. Check out the Tour of the Gutman Library for a floor map of the building and to see what is available on each floor.

Library Instruction Nexus Learning Space (LIS)

  • Can be reserved by faculty and staff only
  • A flexible learning space equipped with a monitor and dry erase boards and two additional mounted monitors
  • Seats up to 20 people
  • Make reservations at least one week prior to the class date. The space cannot be used when the library is closed
  • Check Outlook's Public Folders for "Library Instruction Space" to identify free dates/times. To reserve, email Chris Lucia
  • Reserving parties are responsible for set up and break down of the LIS Space.
  • If you intend on using the technology in the room, please reserve the room 30 minutes earlier than the start of your event so you can arrive early and check the equipment. If you experience a technical issue, please call the Help Desk at 215-951-4648 for assistance.

Media Classroom

  • Can be reserved by faculty, staff, and college-recognized student groups
  • Includes a large projection screen and PC lectern
  • Seats up to 70 people
  • To reserve, use the University's reservation system, Ad ASTRA
  • The Media Classroom's code is GU LIB

Rena Rowan Reading Room

  • Can be reserved by faculty and staff only
  • Seats up to 20 people
  • Check the calendar below for availability
  • To reserve, contact Meg Leister and Roberta Pierce or call (215) 951-2480


Study Room 101

  • Can be reserved by faculty, staff, and students — only one reservation can be made per patron at a time (for a 4-hour window). A new reservation can be made upon completion of the first
  • Available for up to 4 hours
  • Includes a plasma screen for computer projection
  • Seats 6-8 people
  • Check the calendar below for availability
  • To reserve, contact Meg Leister and Roberta Pierce, call (215) 951-2480, or visit the Circulation Desk