24 Hour Quiet Study Space at the Health Science Center Library
24/7 access now available.
Access to and use of the 2nd floor of the Health Science Center Library (HSCL) 24 hour quiet study space is a privilege extended to registered HSCL users who are UF students currently enrolled in any of the six Health Science Center colleges, UF Health/Shands Residents and Fellows. When the 2nd floor of library is closed, this study space is accessible by registered users only. There is access to four study rooms only: C2-45M, C2-45P, C2-45N and C2-45O.
- Access to the 24 hour study area on the 2nd floor is restricted to currently enrolled students of the HSC Colleges, Residents and Fellows.
- You will need to have a Gator 1 card. Your Gator 1 Card is automatically activated when you register for classes.
- To enter the study space, you are required to swipe your Gator 1 card through the reader at the 2nd floor door. Failure to do so will set off the door alarm.
- To exit the floor, you are required to swipe your Gator 1 card through the reader at the 2nd floor door. Failure to do so will set off the door alarm.
- If the alarm sounds, you must swipe your Gator 1 card through the reader and push the door open to stop the alarm.
- Only currently enrolled HSC College students at the University of Florida may access the 24 hour study space. Allowing other library patrons access to the space is considered a violation of this policy and will be grounds for termination of access privileges.
- Occupants may be asked to show their Gator 1 card to security personnel patrolling the premises.
- The space is available for use 24 hours per day; except during closures for holidays, semester breaks, and other situations as deemed necessary by HSCL administration. 24/7 is available when the 2nd floor doors are locked.
- During the hours that the HSCL is being prepared for closing (30-45 minutes prior to closing), occupants will be escorted to the second floor. Those without 24/7 access must leave the library.
- During the time that the HSCL is being prepared to open for daily use (30-45 minutes prior to opening), it may be noisier than usual.
- The space is for quiet study use only. No scheduled meetings, events, or other functions may be held.
- Personal belongings should not be left unattended in the Library at any time; the Library is not responsible for patrons’ personal belongings.
- Registered users are expected to respect the library staff and space, and maintain appropriate professional behavior throughout the time they are in the library.
- Failure to follow these policies may result in temporary or permanent loss of access to the HSC Library 24 hour quiet study space.