The University Libraries offer a wide range of spaces across our facilities for everything from classroom instruction to small group study spaces.
Moody Memorial and Jesse H. Jones Libraries
Moody Memorial and Jesse H. Jones Libraries offer study spaces tailored to individual, active, and silent user needs. Visit the Study Zones page for complete details.
If you are looking for study space, take a moment to look at the seating capacities on different floors, with data provided by OccuSpace, makers of the Waitz app. Download Waitz today for up-to-the-minute occupancy data for Moody and Jones!
For a list of classrooms and the technology found in them, visit the Classroom Technology Quick Search page.
Categories of Spaces in Moody and Jones Libraries
The reservable spaces in Moody and Jones Library fall into four categories:
Spaces for public events
Spaces designed primarily for instruction through lecture, active learning, or seminar-style teaching
Reserved for use by Baylor employees, with occasional allowances for students, for holding work-related meetings
Student Reservable Spaces
Spaces available for reservation by individual students and student groups
The table below lists all reservable spaces in Moody and Jones. Click on the name of a space to go to its booking page in LibCal, which includes detailed information about the space, its capabilities and configuration, and booking availability.
|RESERVABLE SPACES||Location||Est. Capacity|
|Allbritton Foyer (requires Dean of Libraries' approval)||Moody First Floor||100+|
|Black Gospel Archive & Listening Center||Moody Garden Level||10|
|Dennis Campbell Innovation Learning Space (Jones 200)||Jones 2nd Floor||80|
|Goodpasture Concourse (requires Dean of Libraries' approval)||Moody 1st Floor||20|
|Moody 104 Active Learning Lab||Moody 1st Floor||57|
|Schumacher Flex Commons||Moody 1st Floor||50|
Music Performance Spaces: We offer four outdoor areas for School of Music-related groups. Request use of these spaces by completing this form.
|Arts & Special Collections Research Center Music Lab||Moody 3rd Floor||13|
|Design and Data Lab||Moody Garden Level||12|
|Jones 105||Jones 1st Floor||21|
|Jones 200||Jones 2nd Floor||80|
|Moody 104 Active Learning Lab||Moody 1st Floor||50|
|Moody 304 Active Learning Lab||Moody 3rd Floor||30|
|Seminar Room 1||Moody 3rd Floor||20|
|Creekmore Conference Room||Jones 2nd Floor||20|
|Dowdy Conference Room||Poage 1st Floor||10|
|G-34 Conference Room||Moody Garden Level||8|
|Dottie Riley Conference Room||Moody Garden Level||10|
|Dottie Riley Conference Room (after 5pm, with approval)||Moody Garden Level||10|
|Moody 104 Active Learning Lab (after 5pm, with approval)||Moody 1st Floor||50|
|Moody PODS||Moody 1st Floor||1 - 6|
|Experiential Learning Commons (ELC) Spaces|
|Audio Booths||Moody Garden Level||1-2|
|Design & Data Lab||Moody Garden Level||12|
|Video Studios||Moody Garden Level||3-5|
|XR Experience Lab||Moody Garden Level||30|
|Family Study Space / Parent Rooms / Lactation Rooms||Moody 2nd Floor||1-3|
|Prichard Family Information Commons||Moody 2nd Floor||75|
Graduate Research Center
The Graduate Research Center (GRC) is located on the second floor of Poage Library and is accessible from either the Poage Library entrance or the second floor corridor between Moody Memorial and Jesse H. Jones Libraries. Access is restricted to faculty, staff, and currently registered graduate students.
|GRC PODs||Graduate Research Center, Poage Library||4|
|GRC 202 Collaboration Plus Room||Graduate Research Center, Poage Library||4|
|GRC 201C Conference Room||Graduate Research Center, Poage Library||12|
|GRC 201B Classroom||Graduate Research Center, Poage Library||20 + instructor|
|Pattie Orr Graduate Research Commons||Graduate Research Center, Poage Library||50|
Student Group Requests
For student groups wishing to use the University Libraries as a space for a gathering or event, they must first receive permission from the Office of Student Activities by reading and following the Expectations for Events Involving Expressive Activity policy on the Student Activities website.
Groups found to be promoting or planning events in the Libraries without receiving prior permission from the OSA and the Libraries will be asked to discontinue the event.
Other Libraries Spaces
Armstrong Browning Library
Arts & Special Collections Research Center
The Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society
The Texas Collection
W. R. Poage Legislative Library