Skip to Main Content

University of Portland Clark Library

How to Use the Library

In the Library

The Clark Library provides a variety of seating and spaces for comfortable studying and collaborative work, including 21 group study rooms. Library users are asked to be considerate of others and follow the noise policy guidelines, along with the community policies in the Student Handbook.

                            The main floor (map) has the Service Desk, a computer lab, a Print/Copy area, a gallery, 4 group study rooms, and a mix of tables, couches, and 2 adjustable height desks. It tends to be an active and busy area. The group study rooms can be reserved online.

                            The lower floor (map) is the Quiet Floor and also houses the library's print books, periodicals, DVDs, and CDs. There are 2 computer workstations, 7 group study rooms, 12 individual study carrels, and a mix of tables, tablet chairs, and an adjustable height desk. The open seating area of the floor is intended for individual study with minimal noise. Group study rooms and study carrels can be reserved online.

                            The upper floor (map) has a Quiet Study Lounge with 3 Mac workstations, library classroom, 11 group study rooms, and a mix of booths, tables, tablet chairs, balcony bar seating, and an adjustable height desk. The group study rooms and booth seating can be reserved online. Rooms 214 and 215 are first-come, first-served.

For other ideas on where to study, visit Best Places to Study on Campus. | 503.943.7111 or 800.841.8261 | 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR 97203-5798
Copyright © University of Portland, All Rights Reserved | Icons made by Freepik from