Book a Study Room or Space

 The Saint Mary's Rheem Campus now has reservable study spaces for students living off-campus to use during the Fall 2020 Term.

The Rheem Off-Campus Student Study Space


The Rheem building at 380 Moraga Road will be open Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm and Friday 7:30am-2:00pm. Saint Mary’s staff will be on site during building hours to assist students. Parking is available, and the County Connection bus line (Route 6) is in service. Details about the SMC services and amenities available may be found below. 

Approved Users: SMC students residing off-campus (undergraduate or graduate students) 

Hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm; Friday 7:30am-2pm

Services for off-campus students:

  • Reservable spaces for individual study (12 partitioned single-desk office spaces with doors, 1-2 fully enclosed single-desk offices, 1 conference room table seating 2-3, lounge seating for 2-3, outdoor tables)
  • SMC WiFi connectivity
  • Cloud Printing
  • Gael Pantry order pickup, Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Sept. 1
  • SMC Bookstore order pickup (off-campus students may choose Rheem book delivery option on the bookstore site)
  • Lamont Madden textbook pickup
  • Student ID pickup (Aug. 24-Sept. 4)

Student Requirements:

  • Sign the Gaels Wellness Pledge
  • Complete a Daily Health Screening via the LiveSafe App
  • Show student ID at entry
  • Have a space reservation for study space use (please stay tuned for details on reserving a study space)
  • Follow all health and safety guidelines, including:
    • maintaining physical distancing
    • wearing facial coverings
    • wiping surfaces before and after use with provided cleaning materials
  • If you have any further questions about the space, please contact Mike Hoffshire, SEAS Director at or 925-631-4361.


Library Study Rooms (Currently Not Available)


(9 Group Study Rooms and 2 Individual Study Rooms)

Group study rooms are for Saint Mary's students ONLY:

  • All reservations are made through LibCal
  • Reservations for our groups study rooms are for 2 or more SMC students. Groups can reserve any of the six group rooms and at least 2 group members must be present at the library service desk to obtain room keys,  and be in the room at all times. Indivudual Room is for 1 student only.
  • There should only be 1 booking during a time period.
  • We do offer a space for individual bookings in Room 215.
  • All patrons must be SMC students*
  • Rooms are meant to be shared by as many student groups as possible.
  • Back-to-back and/or multiple reservations by a group are not allowed and may be cancelled by library staff if rooms are in high demand.
  • Reservations may be made no more than 1 week in advance
  • Maximum booking time is 3 hours
  • “No Show” groups forfeit their reservations after 15 minutes
  • Rooms include a flat screen monitor, DVD/VHS player, white board/chalk board, and table with chairs
  • Whiteboard markers and erasers are available for check-out at the Library Service Desk

*(Students who are collaborating with or being tutored by faculty, staff of non SMC tutors MAY NOT USE Library group study roomsOnce you've made your reservation, show your text or email confirmation to the staff at the Library Service Desk and our staff will check out a key for your study room. For group bookings, we require two students be present to check out the key.

Group Study Room Guidelines for Use

For more information, visit the Library Service Desk or call (925) 631-4229.