Book a Study Space

Starting Thursday, September 9, the Chemistry Library study spaces will reopen to Chemistry graduate students with keys and by appointment only. You must book in advance in order to use the space.

Log in with your UTORid and password to book a study space.

If you are a key holder and unable to access the booking system, please contact for access.

Click here for instructions on how to use the booking system.

There are 5 study rooms that can be booked during our open hours, as well as multiple study spaces in the Library Common Area. All have electrical outlets and blackboards. Capacity limits are as follows:

  • Caffeine (largest room): maximum capacity of 2 people
  • Theobromine: maximum capacity of 2 people
  • Dopamine: maximum capacity of 2 people
  • Seratonin: maximum capacity of 1 person
  • Acetylcholine: maximum capacity of 1 person

Please note: Library study rooms remain locked when not in use, and will only be available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. If you have booked a study room, please stop by the front desk to pick up the key upon arrival.

Booking Policy:

  • Room bookings are restricted to Chemistry key holders with a valid UTORid.
  • Teaching Assistants who require a study room for remote teaching purposes will be given priority. Course instructors should contact the librarian directly at to book a space.
  • You may reserve the room for up to 3 hours per session.
  • If you are unable to use your booking, please delete it so that others can use the room.
  • Those who have booked a room have priority for use of the room with the following exceptions: 1) The first hour of a booking will be forfeited if you arrive later than 15 minutes unless library staff is notified or it is changed online; 2) An individual vacating a study room for breaks longer than 20 minutes will forfeit the room.

Health and Safety Procedures:

  • As with other indoor spaces on campus, you must complete your UCheck Self-Assessment before entering the library and wear a mask at all times while in the space.
  • Use only available seating as indicated by signage around the space.
  • Do not move the furniture or use workstations and tables without chairs.
  • Food and drink (with the exception of closed water bottles) are not allowed in the library as this would require users to remove their masks.
  • Hand sanitizer and disinfectant are available in multiple locations throughout the library space.


The University of Toronto Libraries are not responsible for loss or damage of items left unattended in the room.