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Reserve a group study (CoLab) room

Snell Library's group study rooms, or colabs, are available to current Northeastern students for group work.  All group study rooms have whiteboards; those on levels one and two have monitors.  Adapters to plug personal laptops in to the monitors may be borrowed at the first floor Help & Information Desk.


Group study rooms are available by reservation for the use of groups only.
They may be reserved by undergraduate and graduate students for up to three hours at a time.
A student may make no more than one reservation per day, up to three reservations in a two-week period.  Reservations may be made up to two weeks in advance.
Rooms may be reserved only during the library’s regular service hours, and are available as first-come, first-served during overnight study.
Please arrive on time. Reservations may be canceled if your group has not arrived 15 minutes after the start of your reservation.

Phone/Video Interview Room

CoLab E, 130E Snell Library, is available to individual students for phone and video job interviews, for up to two 90-minute bookings at a time.   Please note: This room does not have any interviewing technology. Students must bring their own phone and/or laptop.

Video Conferencing Room

CoLab D on level one is available to the Northeastern Community for meetings that require video conferencing technology (camera, monitor, speaker phone).  After requesting through NUSSO, you will be contacted for followup to confirm the schedule and any setup and/or training needs.

>>Click here to reserve a group study (CoLab) room in Snell Library.


Reserve a Digital Media Commons workstation  (Snell level 2)

Digital Media Commons workstations on the second floor of Snell Library are available for digital media creation and project work. See a full list of software on DMC computers. 

View descriptions of Dell PC workstations or iMac workstations, or for more information, ask at the second floor DMC Information desk, or call (617) 373-7987.

Workstations can be reserved by undergraduate and graduate students for up to 90 minutes.
A student may have three reservations at a time. Reservations may be made up to two weeks in advance.

>>Click here to reserve a DMC workstation in Snell Library.


Digital Media Commons Studios

The studios, located on level 2, are open to current Northeastern students, faculty, and staff to create projects, presentations and online instruction. DMC Studio staff collaborate with faculty to help plan and implement media-based assignments and teach skills. During hours of service, staff are available to assist individuals and groups on a walk-in and appointment basis.

Learn more about the:

Audio Recording Studio
Video & Green Screen Recording Studio
Media Creation Studios (A & B)

>>Studio time may be requested through NUSSO. A library staff member will follow up to schedule and assist with setup and/or training. For questions, please call (617) 373-2465.


Digital Scholarship Commons

Located on Snell Level 2, the DSC is a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment where faculty and doctoral students engaged in research and instruction consult with experts and colleagues to advance their academic projects and share best practices in the use of technology and information resources.

The DSC offers several types of collaborative workspaces, which may be reserved for up to two hours at a time.  Faculty and doctoral students may contact dsc-ops [at] or call (617) 373-4351 for more information and reservations.

Faculty may reserve DSC workstations directly through NUSSO.


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 Room Reservation Basics, (PDF) is our step-by-step guide to using the NUSSO reservation system.

For additional questions, call (617) 373-8778