Study Spaces

If you live on campus, you can now reserve study spaces in select locations.


This pilot program is part of the FAS plan to gradually expand access to campus services for students in residence, following several weeks of carefully monitoring safety compliance and COVID-19 test results.

Last Updated: December 8, 2020

Cabot Library

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Hours of Use

Sunday–Thursday, 12:00pm–9:00pm
Fridays: 12:00pm–7:00pm

Seat reservation in Cabot has ended for the Fall 2020 semester. Stay tuned for more library seat reservation options in Spring 2021.
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Location

Science Center
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Additional Information

Reservations can be made up to 1 week in advance.

 

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center

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Hours of Use

M-F, 9:00am–12:00pm
Weekends,1:00pm–5:00pm

You can reserve space in the Smith Campus Center through Friday, December 18, 2020.
 

Reserve space at Smith

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Location

1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Additional Information

Reservations must be made at least one day in advance. Space is limited and you are asked to limit your reservations to one session per day.

 

Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH)

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Hours of Use

Mondays, 12:00pm–9:00pm
Wednesdays, 12:00pm–9:00pm

No reservations required. The SOCH will remain open through finals week.
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Location

59 Shephard Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138

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Additional Information

Only the main level is open for instructional purposes. Email soch@fas.harvard.edu if you need mail or access to items on other floors.

 

House and Yard Locations

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Hours of Use

Weekdays, 9:00am–1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Spaces may not be reserved on evenings, weekends or holidays. Before booking, please review the instructions and terms for reserving residential spaces.
 

Log in to Roombook

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    Location

    Small study spaces, individual study spaces within larger rooms, and music practice rooms within residential spaces. Exact locations are available on Roombook.

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    Additional Information

    Each reservation will include buffer time between individuals using the rooms. Music practice rooms are to be used while masked. No wind instruments or singing are allowed in these spaces. 

     

    Memorial Hall Music Practice Rooms

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    Hours of Use

    Wednesdays, 3:00–9:00pm
    Fridays, 10:00am–4:00pm (starting 10/16)
    Mondays, 3:00–9:00pm (starting 10/19)

    To make a reservation, send your name, class year, campus residence, instrument access requested, and preferred dates and times to 
    memhall@fas.harvard.edu.

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    Location

    45 Quincy St
    Cambridge, MA 02138

    Room 014 (drum kit, upright piano); Room 015 (timpani, marimba); Room 016 (upright piano).

     

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    Additional Information

    The music practice rooms include access to orchestral/jazz percussion and pianos. Request one or two 90-minute sessions for the following week by Wednesday at 5:00pm. Availability will depend on demand. 

     

    Malkin Athletic Center (MAC)

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    Hours of Use

    Weekdays, 7:00am–7:00pm
    Weekends, 9:00am–1:00pm

    Book space in the MAC

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    Location

    39 Holyoke Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Additional Information

    The MAC pool and Beren Tennis Center are also open and operating on a limited schedule.

     

    Harvard Recreation

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    In-Person Class Hours

    Various times, Friday–Sunday

    Sign up for a Rec class

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    Location

    MAC Quad (outside)

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    Additional Information

    Recreation is offering in-person socially-distanced group exercise classes including yoga and bootcamp.