Studying On Campus
Being academically successful is critical to your overall success at Shepherd University. See below for places on campus to study before or after classes!
Designed with commuter students in mind and opened in 2017, the Commuter Lounge offers a full kitchen that includes a refrigerator, microwave, and sink, as well as comfortable seating and tables for studying or gathering.
The Commuter Lounge is located in Stutzman Slonaker Hall Room 203 on East Campus.
Spaces to Social Distance
There are several spaces throughout campus that are available to commuter students to safely social distance from others while on campus. There are numerous outdoor spaces that are also available. Click here for a comprehensive list.
Student Success Center
Located in the Student Center, Suite 122 is the Student Success Center Study Space. There are five success coaches who can help you with questions about campus, resources for test anxiety, time management, and more. In the study room there are four desks, a desktop computer, Chromebooks, whiteboards for group study sessions, calculators, and other resources to create a perfect study space for any type of learner. To view the Student Success Center’s weekly hours, check their Instagram @shepherd_ssc
The library offers computers, printers, copiers, and study rooms for student use. You can borrow books, DVDs, CDS, and laptops. The 24-Hour Room is accessible with a Rambler Card and offers a study space with computers both during and after library hours.
The Library Hours for the Fall semester are below:
|Sunday||12:00 PM – 8:00 PM|
|Monday – Thursday||8:00 AM – 8:00 PM|
|Friday||8:00 AM – 4:30 PM|
The Student Center provides a welcoming and inclusive sense of place where students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors gather to share experiences and exchange diverse ideas. Inside the Student Center includes:
- Information Center
- Schedule a reservation, check the lost and found, and many other services are offered at the Information Center located on the first floor.
- Games Zone
- The Games Zone is located on the second floor and boasts 8 bowling lanes and 4 billiard tables. There is no fee for students to use the Games Zone!
- Meeting Rooms
- There are various meeting and event rooms for students, faculty, and staff available throughout the Student Center.
- Student Success Center
- Located on the first floor, the Student Success Center Study Space is available for use by any student!