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Group Study Information

About the Group Study Rooms


The Annandale Campus Library has 2 group study rooms available for academic use starting August 22nd, 2022. Reservations are required and rooms can be reserved for a maximum of 2 hours per group per day. Each room is equipped with a large screen, HDMI hookups, and a TV remote. Make a group study reservation online using the link above or call the Front Desk at 703.323.3128.

  • Room 1 and 2:  2 - 4 people. 
  • Room 3 and 4: Closed until further notice. 
Reserving a Room:
  • Reservations should be made at or by calling the front desk at 703.323.3128. Additionally, users can make a reservation at any of the standing computer stations in the library. 
  • Room reservations may be made up to one week in advance for a maximum of two hours, per group, per day. VCCS or NVCC email only.
  • All members of the group are collectively limited to a single daily reservation.  Consecutive bookings will be canceled.
Checking In:
  • The group member who reserved the room must check-in at the Front Desk with a current and valid NOVACard or another valid photo ID.  
  • Reservations are guaranteed for 15 minutes after the start time. You may lose your spot if others need the room. 
Use of Rooms:
  • Groups of 2 of more students (up to a maximum of 4 students) have priority use of the rooms. Walk-ins are subject to availability. 
  • Group study rooms are for academic use only.
  • Keep volume reasonable. Rooms are not soundproof.
  • Do not leave belongings unattended.  The Library is not responsible for lost or stolen items
  • Leave the room clean and undamaged. 
  • Close the door and check out at the front desk when leaving.
  • All library patrons are expected to behave respectfully and courteously toward fellow library patrons, library staff, and the library space. Disruptive behavior may result in being asked to leave the study room and/or the library.

Digital Media Studio Reservations


Reservations are required and can be made up to one week in advance. You may reserve a computer for up to 2 hours. If no one has reserved your computer when your time is up, you can extend your time by going back to the registration site.

Checking In:

All Studio users must bring their NOVA ID and check-in at the Front Desk.

Digital Media Studio Rules

  1. Priority use goes to students who reserve a computer for a digital media project. If you do not have a reservation and someone has reserved the station you're using, you may be asked to move to another computer.
  2. Users must check-in at the Front Desk.
  3. The studio is only for digital media projects.
  4. No food or drink allowed.
  5. Keep noise to a minimum and leave the room tidy.
  6. Keep the door closed when the room is in use.
Fair use guidelines:

Any images, photos, graphs, etc. that you find on the internet may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, US Code). The person using the Digital Media Studio equipment is responsible for any infringement.

Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia courtesy of the University of Washington.