Study Spaces - Dudley Knox Library

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Rooms & Study Spaces

Rooms & Study Spaces

Individual or group study spaces

Spaces - Reservations

Can I reserve a room?

NPS student groups can reserve our tech rooms and standard rooms

  • max 4 hours at a time
  • up to 2 reservations per day

Reserve a Room

(NPS login required)

Study Spaces Accordion

Find a space to meet your needs

Tech RoomsTech Group Study Room

  • Seats 2
  • Must be at least 2 students
  • 1 HDMI connection. You can check out Mac & PC adapters at the Information Desk.
  • Glass writing surfaces on the walls

Standard RoomsStandard Group Study Room

  • Seats up to 2
  • Should be at least 2 students
  • Outlets & data ports (no monitors)
  • Glass writing surfaces on the walls

Open Collaborative WorkstationsImage of Open Collaborative Workstations

  • First come, first served
  • 1st Floor: 3 workstations across from Starbucks

  • Seats up to 6
  • Two display monitors
  • 1 HDMI connection. You can check out Mac & PC adapters at the Information Desk.

Interactive Whiteboards: enoInteractive whiteboard eno

  • Project your laptop onto whiteboard
  • Make notes with dry-erase marker or digital ink
  • Save, print, or email your digitally marked up boards

Individual, Quiet Study SpacesQuiet study spaces

  • 15 computer workstations
  • Study carrels (with no computers)
  • On the 1st and 2nd Floors
  • Quiet study on the 2nd Floor along windows on each side of the public elevator
  • Cell phone free zones


Design Sp@ce  DKL Design Sp@ce

  • You can make reservations one week in advance (mark it on the large calendar in the Lower Level) or
  • Contact us at or (831) 656-2947
  • Located on the Lower Level

  • Seats up to 7 comfortably (more if you are standing)
  • Reconfigure the space to meet your needs: stand up, sit down, move the tables & chairs!
  • Open collaborative workstations with plasma screens
  • 4 laptop connections. You can check out Mac & PC adapters at the Information Desk.
  • Interactive whiteboard: connect laptop to board (download drivers)
  • Outlets, wifi
  • Floor to ceiling glass writing surfaces
  • Design supplies:  sticky notes, balloons, crayons, marker pens, legos, Play-Doh, pipe cleaners

Restricted Resources Study Space

For access & reservations contact Restricted Resources at or (831) 656-2061
  • For NPS students, faculty, staff, and visiting groups to NPS on official business
  • Must be properly credentialed through the NPS Security Office
  • Must be U.S. citizens
  • On the 1st Floor

  • Seats up to 8
  • Plasma screen, white board
  • Access to secure, classified network
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and Matlab
  • Photocopier for classified and unclassified copying

Room 221 is available for nursing mothers.

  • Private room
  • Capacity 1, or mother and child
  • Cupboards, electricity, water
  • Refrigeration/freezer available in separate room for short-term storage

No key needed.

You can schedule a study room elsewhere on campus! The NPS Event Scheduler allows you to reserve rooms across campus. Please note you must be on the VPN to use it.

Spaces - Policies


  • Rooms & spaces are available during regular library hours.
  • Don't leave items unattended (laptops, etc.). You are responsible for your personal property and/or any library materials checked out to you. We are not liable for loss or damage.
  • See all Library Policies 
Spaces - Contacts & Links

Contact Us

Information Desk
(831) 656-2947
Floor Map

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