Rooms & Spaces

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The Zimmerman Library Learning Commons has it all! New service desks, more computers and laptops, more power and connectivity, energy saving features and great furniture and tools that can be rearranged to create workspaces on the fly. Visit the Zimmerman Library Learning Commons web page to find out more.  In keeping with UNM's ongoing commitment to sustainability, the project is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) at the silver level.

Group Study Rooms
Reserve a Room!
Group Study Rooms are available at all four libraries
  • Reservable by UNM students, staff or faculty
  • Reservations can be made for up to 2 hours
  • Rooms are held for 15 minutes after the reservation
  • Many study room have flat panel screens
For more information see the Group Study Room Policy.
Reserve a Room Now!
Quiet Spaces
Zimmerman West Wing
There are several study areas that are quiet areas:
  • Zimmerman Library - West Wing & Willard Room
  • Zimmerman Library - Study carrels on 2nd & 3rd floor
  • Parish Library - Study carrels around the perimeter of Lower Level 2
  • Centennial Library - East wing (periodicals area) of Lower Level 1
Find quiet spaces on the floor maps.
Graduate Student Commons
Graduate Student Commons
  • Wireless access and outlets so students can use their own computers or mobile devices
  • Alternatively, they can check out a laptop from the library and use it within the space

The University Libraries and the Graduate and Professional Students Association have partnered to create a dedicated space for graduate students in Zimmerman Library.

    • Located just off the Zimmerman Library first floor lobby
    • Open during normal library hours, and available exclusively to graduate students
    • A quiet study space with tables and desk chairs, as well as comfortable armchairs
    • Lockers are available along one wall