Study & Meeting Spaces

    • Come to the first floor information desk to use the Anatomical Models Room for your anatomy class study or to reserve the Discovery Pavilion for an academic purpose (to practice a presentation.)
    • Go to Special Events or call 203-576-4530 to reserve the Discovery Pavilion for an event (a panel discussion or webinar).
    • Study Room Rules

      • Reservation Duration - Study groups of 3 or more can use a room for up to 4 hours at a time.
        • An individual student is allowed 2 reservations per 24-hour period.
      • Advance Reservations - Reservations can be made up to two weeks in advance.
        • An individual student can have a maximum of 5 reservations total. Once the limit is reached, new reservations cannot be made until an existing reservation is cancelled or completed.
      • Arrive on Time - Groups over 30 minutes late are subject to forfeiture of their reservation.
        • During midterms and finals, groups over 15 minutes late will forfeit their reservation.
      • Groups of Fewer than Three - Groups arriving with fewer than 3 people have 30 minutes for additional people to arrive or their reservation will be forfeit.
        • During midterms and finals, groups have 15 minutes for a total of 3 people to arrive before their reservation will be forfeit.
      • Rooms Left Unattended - Group study rooms left unattended for 30 minutes will have their reservations cancelled.
        • During midterms and finals, group study rooms left unattended for 15 minutes will have their reservations cancelled.
      • Personal Belongings - The Library is not responsible for items left unattended. Do not leave your belongings unattended.
      • Locked Rooms - The Library is not responsible for locking up your belongings. Do not lock the door so you can leave your belongings unattended. Only the Anatomical Models Room and Room 416 should be locked. Ask the Library Assistant at the Information Desk to unlock these rooms for you.
      • Respecting Others - Groups are to keep discussion and noise to a level that will not disturb neighboring groups. Food is not allowed in study rooms.
        • If a group is asked to lower their voices or remove food from the library and they will not, they will be asked to leave the library, their reservation will be cancelled, and they may lose library privileges.
    • Use D!BS! to reserve library study rooms on the 1st or 4th floors excluding the Discovery Pavilion and Anatomical Models Room:
      http://bridgeport.evanced.info/dibs

By using group study rooms, students agree they will adhere to the Wahlstrom Library group study room policies.
Group Presentation Rooms (Rooms 1 and 6)

  • These rooms can be reserved using D!BS at the following website: http://bridgeport.evanced.info/dibs
  • Semi-private/enclosed
  • Projectors installed in each room
  • Seating for up to 12 people
  • Must have a laptop with VGA or HDMI connections to connect to projectors; HDMI-to-VGA adapters and laptops available at the Information Desk
  • Mobile dry erase boards available throughout first floor, first-come-first-serve availability
  • White board markers and erasers also available at the Information Desk

Group Study Rooms (Rooms 2, 3, 4, and 5)

  • These rooms can be reserved using D!BS at the following website: http://bridgeport.evanced.info/dibs
  • Semi-private/enclosed
  • Seating for up to 6 people
  • Equipped with DVD/VHS player & small video screen
  • Mobile dry erase boards available throughout first floor, first-come-first-serve availability
  • White board markers and erasers available at the Information Desk

The David and Eunice Bigelow Foundation, Inc. Discovery Pavilion

  • This room can be reserved by visiting the Information Desk, calling 203-576-4745,or e-mailing reference@bridgeport.edu for academic purposes. Contact Special Events 203-576-4530 to reserve the Discovery Pavilion for an event.
  • Enclosed
  • Smart Podium
  • Large screen and projector
  • A conference phone with jack in the center of the room for interviews
  • Nine electrical outlets in the floor between chairs for laptops
  • 15 comfortable chairs with table arms, and room for additional chairs

4th Floor Group Study Rooms (Rooms 403, 404, 413, and 414)

  • These rooms can be reserved using D!BS at the following website: http://bridgeport.evanced.info/dibs
  • Semi-private/enclosed
  • Seating for up to 6 people
  • Dry erase boards available in each room
  • White board markers and erasers available at the Information Desk

Room 416 or The Adaptive Technology Room
The Adaptive Technology Room is for students who need an accommodation to be successful in a class or who need to make up a test using Respondus Lockdown Browser. It is located on the Wahlstrom Library's 4th floor. It contains:

  • Low Vision Hardware- Topaz Video Magnifier
  • Reading/Writing Support- Kurzweil 3000 For Windows
  • Voice Recognition Software- Dragon NaturallySpeaking
  • Low Vision Software - ZoomText Magnifier
  • Low Vision Hardware - Onyx Flexible Arm
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser for taking a test.
  • This room can be reserved using D!BS at the following website: http://bridgeport.evanced.info/dibs

For accommodations, contact Student Accessbility Services at  accessibilityservices@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4454.

Anatomical Models Room

  • Located on the 4th floor of the library.
  • Stop at the Information Desk to be let into the room.
  • This room is a shared workspace, so no single group has exclusive use of the room. Multiple groups may be in the room at once.
  • The Anatomical Model Room is for students who need the anatomical models for class assignments.