Open only to Georgia State students, faculty and staff, the Study Commons is dedicated to focused learning and productive collaboration. This 19,000 square foot facility accommodates both individual and group study needs and offers extended hours to fit your busy schedule.
A valid PantherCard is required to enter the Study Commons.
- Saxbys Café: Open to the entire community, the café offers coffee, snacks, and other items.
- Spacious and Welcoming: With seating for over 250 individuals, the Study Commons has ample room for you to spread out and focus on your work.
- Flexible Furniture: Adapt the space to your needs with movable furniture, allowing for both individual and group study configurations.
- Diverse Study Rooms: Choose from eight small and three large group study rooms, perfect for collaborative projects or focused individual work.
- Silent Study Room: Immerse yourself in a silent and distraction-free environment conducive to deep concentration.
- Tech-Enabled: Stay connected with a robust wireless network, computer workstations, and a printing station.
- Reservable Equipment: Pickup and return your equipment to the Panther Pickup Lockers in Library North.
- Accessibility and Comfort: Four single-user, gender-neutral restrooms ensure a comfortable and inclusive environment for all.
- The Women’s Philanthropy Network Wellness Room: A private, reservable space dedicated to supporting breastfeeding students, faculty, and staff.
|Day||Study Commons||Atlanta Campus Main Library|
|Sunday||12 pm to 2 am 9 pm||Closes at 9 pm|
|Monday through Thursday||7 am to 2 am||Closes at 11 pm|
|Friday||7 am to 9 pm||Closes at 9 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm to 9 pm||Closes at 9 pm|
For full library hours information please visit our Hours page.
A variety of parking options ensure convenient access to the Study Commons. Visit parking.gsu.edu for more information about vehicle registration and parking at Georgia State University.
- G Deck: Located behind Library South on Collins Street, G Deck is available to Georgia State students for a $4.00 fee from Monday to Friday, 4:00 pm to 2:30 am. PantherCash is accepted for registered vehicles. Overnight parking is not allowed.
- Free Weekend Parking: Enjoy free parking at G Deck on Saturdays from 7:00 am to 9:30 pm and Sundays from 11:00 am to 2:30 am. Use the Collins Street entrance only. PantherCard required.
- Green Lot at Center Parc Stadium: Registered vehicles can park for free at the Green Lot. Panther Express shuttles run to and from the Green Lot Monday-Thursday, 7:00 am – 2:30 am, and Friday, 7:00 am – 12:00 am.
- Late-Night Shuttle: A late-night shuttle runs Monday-Thursday, 6:00 pm – 2:30 am, with stops at the University Library, University Lofts, 75 Piedmont, Piedmont North, College of Law, T Deck, and Center Parc Stadium Green Lot. Visit the Panther Express website for full shuttle information.
For more information about library parking, please see our Visit the Library page.
Safety Escorts are available 24/7 to nearby parking decks, public, and private parking lots, bus stops, and train stations. Please visit the Georgia State Safety’s Safety Escorts & Assists services page for more information about these and related services.
The Marchia G. Williams Study Room: Named in memory of a loving mother who always made those around her feel special, this room embodies her legacy of making the world a better place.Marchia G. Williams will be remembered as a mother who knew how to make her children and all around her feel beyond special and loved. From love notes in lunch boxes to signs on the mailbox to celebrate every milestone and more, Marchia made sure that everyone around her was cared for and if you had met her, you would have felt her love too. She knew when to push, when to hug, and when to stand up for others. She is the mother of a proud Georgia State Alumni who carries on her legacy and mantra of leaving the world a little bit better than she found it. This room was named by her son, Benjamin Williams, in her memory.
The Barbara Ann Humnicky Study Room: Named in honor of a dedicated educator who brought energy and vitality to her libraries, this room reflects her passion for learning.Barbara Ann Humnicky taught in the South Bend (IN) Community School Corporation for 29 1/2 years and retired in 2008 as the Clay High School Librarian/Media Specialist. From her “Wild Things” romps at her elementary schools to opening the doors before school started at Clay High School welcoming students to a coffee house-like atmosphere, her libraries were always brimming with energy and vitality. This room was named by her daughter, Anna Mari Humnicky (JD, MBA, 2002), in her memory.
The Women’s Philanthropy Network Wellness Room: Named after a group of women committed to supporting the next generation, this room is a private space for breastfeeding students, faculty, and staff.The Women’s Philanthropy Network (WPN) is a group of women who share a common cause and a passion for investing in the mission of Georgia State University. WPN uplifts the next generation, and by extension, their families, and communities. The WPN Wellness Room is a reservable, private space to support breastfeeding students, faculty, and staff.