Open to current UCSD students, faculty, and staff only. Valid UCSD ID card required during overnight hours. On request, users must show valid UCSD-issued ID card. Users without valid UCSD-issued ID card must leave the building until regular library hours resume.
Geisel East Commons (limited to main/2nd floor of Geisel's east side). After midnight, eligible users may enter through main entrance and proceed to the east (right). Access prohibited to closed & staff-only areas.
Basic safety & security is provided overnight. Other library services are not provided. Security staff will report equipment problems, but cannot provide computer, printing, reserves, or research assistance.
Overnight hours begin at midnight (00:00) and end at 7:30 a.m. (07:30) Monday through Friday. Available during fall, winter, and spring academic quarters only (excluding campus holidays). Policies include any additional overnight hours or areas offered during final exam periods.
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View regular Geisel building hours.
Seating available for about 500, including 100 computer workstations, as well as large & small study tables, individual study carrels, comfortable chairs, group study rooms. Electrical outlets, copiers, and scanners also available. The Active Learning Lab is open overnight, but the Digital Media Lab is not.
Library Security staff provided to ensure safety & security overnight. Report security problems or concerns to Security staff on duty or email Library_Safety_and_Security@AD.UCSD.EDU. Report non-emergency problems related to Overnight Study Commons to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Report emergencies to Security staff on duty, call Campus Police at 858-534-4357, or call 911.
The Study Commons is being funded in part by a gift from the Alice G. Marquis Living Trust.
Send questions, comments, and suggestions to LearningSpaces@ucsd.edu.
Last revised: D. Tweedy 7/28/16