Graduate Study Lounge

General Information

The Biomedical Library Building (BLB) houses a 24-hour Graduate Study Lounge for UCSD graduate and professional students. The room is intended for individual study and offers table and comfortable seating, computers, and a printer


  • Eligible Users: Only currently enrolled UCSD graduate or professional school students.
  • All users must have in their possession a valid UCSD Graduate or Professional School ID Card that clearly indicates current graduate or professional school student status while using the Graduate Study. Upon request you must show your valid UCSD ID Card to library staff, campus police, or other campus security officers to verify eligibility.
  • Hours: 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, excluding campus-wide closures.
  • Computing: 4 ACMS computers requiring login and a black & white networked printer.
  • Access: Eligible users may show their valid UCSD ID card at BLB’s Front Desk to obtain an access card (allow 24 hours for card issuance).
  • Room Use: For quiet use only. No scheduled meetings, events, or other functions may not be held here. Silence cell phones and take/make calls in the breezeway or outside.
  • Food & Drink: The Library’s food & drink policy applies. In compliance with California State Law, UCSD policy prohibits alcohol consumption in the space.
  • Sleeping: UCSD policy (PPM 516-10.3) prohibits: use of the space for sleeping or living quarters, camping equipment (tents, sleeping bags), & furniture arrangements designed for sleeping.
  • Security: Contact Campus Police at 534-4357 or 911 (emergencies) for security problems or emergencies. Use your own card to enter the breezeway and Study Lounge. Don’t provide access to unauthorized individuals or prop doors open to prevent the normal operation of the doors. Videocameras (which may or may not be monitored) provide a record of activity in the space.
  • Contacts: Visit the BLB Front Desk for any immediate, non-security-related issues. Send non-immediate comments or inquiries on the space or its equipment to

Failure to adhere to these policies may result in temporary or permanent loss of access to the Graduate Study Lounge.

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Last revised: K. Goodson, 12/11/13