Study Spots at the University of Iowa Have you found your favorite study spot on campus yet? Looking to change things up a bit? Check out some of my favorite study spots below! Art Building West: A great outdoor study spot is at Art Building West. Sit along the deck above the gorgeous blue water. Definitely one of the most unique study spots on campus. College of Public Health: This is another great view for those that love sitting by the window to study. On the second floor of the College of Public Health, study while being seated above a walkway and road. Iowa Memorial Union: Need a spot to study with no distractions? Put in some earbuds and snag a personal study cubical on the ground floor of the IMU. Iowa Memorial Union: This is the Hawkeye Room on the ground floor of the IMU. This is always a fun spot to study, and there are even some games in the back. Iowa Memorial Union: If you need a quiet study spot, head to the ground floor of the IMU. In the learning commons quiet room, you will be in one of the most silent spots on campus. Iowa Memorial Union: On the ground floor of the IMU, you can easily walk by this study spot. It is very open and a little noisy, so if you enjoy being in a busier area while you work this spot is for you. Iowa Memorial Union: The Hubbard Commons of the Iowa Memorial Union serves as another great spot to study. There is plenty of seating, and even a fireplace to keep warm in the winter! Iowa Memorial Union: On the second floor of the IMU, this is a quieter more secluded study spot. Iowa Memorial Union: On the second floor of the IMU, you can sit in the gorgeous large window to study. This is by far one of my favorite study spots, because I love sitting by windows to study! Iowa Memorial Union: On the second floor of the Iowa Memorial Union is a study spot that has a lot of natural sunlight, which is perfect for keeping your focus! Iowa Memorial Union: This is the Riverfront Terrace located right behind the IMU. It is a great spot to soak up some sun while hitting the books. Iowa Memorial Union: Pick any spot on the Riverfront Terrance and enjoy the beautiful view below you of the Iowa River. Iowa Memorial Union: This is a different view of the IMU, so here you can see the Riverfront Terrace and the grass tiered seating. Iowa Memorial Union: Studying behind the Iowa Memorial Union provides a great view of the riverfront. Right now, there are circles to ensure social distancing. Pentacrest: There are plenty of different views from the pentacrest. Choose your favorite, lay down a blanket, and study! Pentacrest: Walking past the back side of the pentacrest, you can still find great spots to lay down a blanket and study or even hang up a hammock! Pentacrest: Another great lawn to study on. Pentacrest: There are plenty of places in and around the heart of campus to study! Sitting on bench in front of the pentacrest is a great spot. Pentacrest: Lay a blanket down to study and watch the sun set on any lawn of the pentacrest. Hubbard Park: Hubbard Park is a great place not only to lay a blanket down to study, but also to stay active! Dorm Lounge: Every residence hall has places to study, this is the basement study of Daum Residence Hall. Dorm Lounge: This is more of the basement study of Daum Residence Hall. Dorm Lounge: This is a group study spot on a floor in Daum residence hall. Every residence hall has a lounge, go try yours out if you live in the dorms! Dorm Lounge: This is a wide view of various seats in the lounge of a residence hall floor. Dorm Lounge: This is the basement lounge of Daum hall. Located conveniently across from the laundry room, you can study here while washing or drying your clothes. Does your dorm have a basement lounge? Main Library: The library has a study spot for everyone. This study spot can be found on the first floor. Fun fact: the higher you go up floor-wise in the main library, the quieter you are supposed to be. The first floor allows full conversations and the fifth floor is supposed to be dead silence. Main Library: There are plenty of group study spots at the main library. At this one on the first floor, you can eat food from the Food for Thought Cafe with your friends while studying. Main Library: On the main floor there is a variety of seating, and many are shown here. Main Library: This is one of the group study spots of the main library on the first floor. The screen featured in this picture can project work from a laptop so everyone can see one screen from their own seat! Main Library: On the first floor the main library, enjoy some modern seating with outlets all around! Main Library: On the second floor of the main library, snag a table to spread out all those textbooks and study with some friends. Voxman Music Building: At the Voxman Music Building, you can study in this area. It is very well lit and modern. Voxman Music Building: Looking for a less chaotic study spot that still has a view? Head to the second floor of the Voxman Music Building. Pick any seat by the window and enjoy an overlooking view of the downtown area. Science Library: Want a simple study spot? He’d to the science library where you can get more of a vintage study spot. This is the second floor. Sciences Library: On the second floor of the sciences library, there is a group study spot right by the window. This building definitely has lots of vintage vibes!