Individual Study Carrels

There are over 150 carrels for individual study in MD Anderson Library.

Additional rooms are available for faculty study.

Blue Wing carrels

image of the second floor blue wing study carrels
Blue Wing carrels are available for 4 hour check-outs

Both four-hour use and open carrels are available in the Blue Wing of MD Anderson Library.

Four-hour use carrels

  • Four-hour carrels on floors 3 through 4 require a key. Keys are available at the Service Desk. A valid Cougar Card is required
  • Four hours maximum check out for keyed rooms
  • There is a 30 minute waiting period to check out another key on the same day
  • 45 available
  • First-come-first-served

Open carrels

  • Carrels on floors 5 and 6 do not require a key and are open
  • Roughly 20 available
  • First-come-first-served

Brown Wing carrels

image of the brown wing study carrels
Brown Wing carrels do not require a key

Open carrels

  • Located on the 2nd through 5th floor in the Brown Wing
  • Do not require a key
  • No time limit
  • Roughly 100 available
  • First-come-first-served