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The Secret’s Out

Point+Lounge
Point Lounge

With all the events on campus and the floods of students bustling their way to class every hour on the hour, studying on campus can be a strenuous process with the sheer noise level. The Campus Center has plenty of seating, but the obvious locations are either occupied or in the midst of heavy foot traffic. You could study outside, but you’ll be interrupted every 50 minutes or so when students migrate. And how about the library? The fact that everyone and their parents are there makes this option unfeasible at times. The solution? I present to you a list of the most discreet studying spots guaranteed to be free of any obnoxious students. If these spots don’t do it for you, there is always rogue studying to fall back on. Allow me to introduce you to the art of “rogue studying.” Throughout the Campus Center, you’ll find various conference rooms in the rear corridor of the first, second, third and fourth floor offices. Simply position yourself at any of the smaller tables or hijack an entire conference room for your study group. Be ready to move if someone officially needs it!

The Spots rated on a 1-4 scale for Comfort, Silence and Vacancy

The Point

Be on point with your homework. With an angular room and plenty of La-Z-Boys facing the plaza, The Point is a fitting name for this area.

Comfort: 4 Silence: 2 Vacancy: 1

 

The Eye of Wheatley

Tucked away in the center of Wheatley is an outdoor study paradise. Void of all distractions, escape here to be seemingly away from the campus.

Comfort: 1 Silence: 4 Vacancy: 4

 

Quinn Administration

Despite what you may think, Quinn Administration is one of the best study places. Ample tables and not so much traffic make this place ideal.

Comfort: 3 Silence: 2 Vacancy: 1

Ryan Lounge

If you dare to trek to the third floor of McCormack, you’ll find the vast carpeted study space that is Ryan Lounge. Complete with comfy chairs, Ryan is also one of the best napping spots.

Comfort: 4 Silence: 3 Vacancy: 2