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New Brunswick Graduate Students: Places and Spaces

This guide is designed to help graduate students on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campuses navigate Rutgers University and downtown New Brunswick.

Places & Spaces

Find library locations, quiet study spaces, and coffee shops across the campus and in downtown New Brunswick. 

Don't worry about bringing your coffee to the library. "The consumption of food and drinks are permitted, except in designated areas," according to Rutgers University Libraries policy

Libraries & Centers (New Brunswick/Piscataway)

Rutgers University has libraries across all New Brunswick campuses. Each has a unique collection focus and personality. Many have designated quiet floors or spaces. Find one that fits your needs. 

Note: if you find a book in our catalog, and it is in a library you never visit, use Book Delivery and have it sent to the a convenient library location.  Due to the covid-19 pandemic, new options have been put in place for Click and Collect services for materials placed on hold, and options for personal delivery of library items.If we don't own what you need, use our interlibrary loan and delivery services

Request an item that circulates, whether it's in library, in process, pending, or checked out.

College Avenue Campus

Cook/Douglass Campus

Livingston Campus

Busch Campus

Find out more about all our places and spaces, or reserve a group study room

Library Quick Links

Graduate Specific Areas

Coffee Shops, Cafes, and other Spaces for When the Library is Too Quiet

Meeting Space

Which coffee shop do you prefer for meeting with friends or colleagues?
Gloria Jean's: 0 votes (0%)
Hidden Grounds: 0 votes (0%)
OQ Coffee: 0 votes (0%)
Starbucks: 1 votes (50%)
Other: 1 votes (50%)
Who needs cappuccinos when New Brunswick offers so many great cocktail options: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 2
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