Equipment and Study Room Booking


Study Rooms:

Law Library study rooms are only available to USD law students, faculty, and staff

The Law Library study rooms are first-come, first-serve, but MAY be reserved.

All reservations should be made electronically when possible.  Ask if you need assistance in making a reservation.

Please make your reservation at least 24 hours ahead of your desired start time.

You must use your USD email address to reserve a room.  You will receive a confirmation email when your reservation is confirmed. 

If you are reserving a room on behalf of a group, designate one person in the group to submit the request

The minimum length of a room reservation is 30 minutes.  The maximum length of a room reservation is 4 hours

You do NOT need to check in at the Law Library Circulation/Reference Desk before your reservation, as long as you have received the confirmation email.

Reservations may be forfeited if an individual or group is more than 30 minutes late for their reservation.

No student may reserve more than 12 hours total per week across all rooms.  The Law Library staff will track this information and it will be consulted when confirming reservation requests.  The week is calculated from Sunday through Saturday.


Technology/equipment items are only available to USD law students, faculty and staff.  Equipment items must be borrowed and returned same-day within Circulation Desk operating hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00.  If you need an item overnight or for multiple days, please contact Sarah Kammer, Head of Public, Faculty & Student Services (, (605)658-3522) to place a multiple-day reservation.  You will also be asked to sign a lost/damaged policy form.