Auraria Library is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 health emergency. For information and updates please visit Auraria Library COVID-19 Information page.

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Auraria Library’s physical facilities will be unavailable after Tuesday, March 17, at 5 p.m.; however, many library services and resources are available remotely. Please see Auraria Library COVID-19 Information for details.

Auraria Library has 12 group study rooms that may be reserved by students, faculty, and staff. Reservations can be made up to one month in advance. Each room has a whiteboard, electrical outlets, tables and chairs, a large screen, and wireless internet access.

Room 210H on the second floor is equipped with a computer with dual monitors and loaded with JAWS, Dragon, ZoomText and Read & Write Gold and adjustable height desks. Learn more about Auraria Library Accessibility Services.

Group Study Rooms Policy

Auraria Library group study rooms are provided to help Auraria campus students, faculty, and staff complete their academic work.

  • Study rooms may be reserved and used by students, faculty, and staff of CU Denver, MSU Denver or CCD.
  • Study rooms are for the use of groups of 2 or more people, with the exception of 210H which may be reserved by a single student needing accessible technology such as JAWS or Dragon.
  • All reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Use of group study rooms is only available during the Library’s open hours.
  • Reservations are made in 30-minute blocks for up to 4 hours per reservation and can be made up to 30 days in advance.
  • To allow the widest possible availability of these rooms, ongoing office hours or classes are not a permitted use of study rooms.
  • A reservation will be canceled if the reservation holder has not occupied the study room within the first 15 minutes of the reservation start time.

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Text us your questions to 303-848-8444. We’ll answer from 9 am to 6 pm during the week and reply to after hours questions the next morning. (Your provider rates will apply.)


  • Visit the Ask Us Desk
    Stop by the Ask Us Desk for help. The Ask Us Service Desk is located on the first floor of the Library.

  • Research Tutoring
    Research tutoring is for quick questions, tips, and strategies on finding and evaluating information resources.  Research Tutoring is located in the Knowledge Market on the first floor and is available Monday–Thursday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

  • Research Consultations
    Research consultations are for in-depth and lengthy discussions about research questions. Please use Schedule a Research Consultation Form to request an appointment.  Due to the level of preparation needed, appointments should be made 48 hours in advance. If you need immediate help, please use Research Tutoring.  


For general library information, as well as for questions about borrowing, renewing, or returning library materials, call 303-315-7763.

For research help, call 303-315-7711, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. If there is no answer, please leave a message and someone will return your call within 24 hours (Monday – Friday).

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