Discussion Rooms

Discussion rooms are available for currently enrolled students. Inquiries for the use of these rooms should be made at the Office of the Chief Librarian (2nd Floor).

Guidelines on the Use of Discussion Rooms

The University Library has 3 discussion rooms located at the 3rd floor of the library. The rooms serve as venue for researchers to discuss and work together.

  1. The discussion rooms are available for use of all bonafide students, faculty and staff of the University.
  2. Use of the rooms is open to a minimum of 5 persons in a group.
  3. The maximum number of users should not exceed each room’s capacity as follows: DR1, 10; DR2, 16 and DR3, 20.
  4. Use of the rooms is on a first come, first served basis. Those who want to be assured of a room however, may make reservations.
    4.1 Reservation can be made up to one (1) day before the intended date of use at the Office of the Library.
    4.2 The group should choose among themselves a representative who will make reservation.
    4.3 The representative can only book one discussion room per day.
    4.4 ID is required in booking for the rooms.
    4.5 Only groups with a minimum of five (5) members physically present at the specified reservation time shall be allowed to enter the room.
    4.6 The University Library reserves the right to cancel reservation of groups who fail to show up within the first 15 minutes of the scheduled reservation.
  5. To claim for the key, and whiteboard eraser, the group’s representative should present his /her HAU ID card.
  6. Use of the room is limited to a maximum of two (2) hours. Extension of use maybe considered subject to the room’s availability.
  7. User of the room should be held liable for damage and/or losses caused by the negligent use of the facility.
  8. The following are prohibited inside the discussion rooms;
    8.1 Eating
    8.2 Playing cards/ board games/ musical instruments
    8.3 Gambling
    8.4 Leaving personal belongings unattended
    8.5 Bringing in additional chairs and other pieces of furniture
  9. The University Library reserves the right to approve/disapprove use of the discussion rooms.