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Reserve a Study Room

The Downs-Jones Library contains two study rooms, one classroom, and a WhisperRoom recording booth, available for student, faculty, and staff use during library hours.

The library’s room reservation tool is Skedda. Please read the instructions below.


New to this page?
  • Click the “First-Time Users” button to create your FREE and spam-free Skedda account.
  • Enter your name and HT email address.
  • Done! You will be taken to the calendar to reserve the space you want.
Maroon button with white text instructs first-time users to click here to create an account.Click HERE FIRST to create your Skedda account.
Already created a Skedda account?
  • Check your inbox. Find the “Set Password” email from Skedda. Follow the instructions. This will not affect any other account you use.
  • Got your password? Go directly to the “Returning Users” button.
  • In the lower left-hand corner, click “Log In”
  • Log in using your HT email and the Skedda password you created.
Maroon button with white text indicates that returning users who have created their account should click here to reserve a study room.Click HERE to reserve a room with your Skedda account OR see the calendar.
Download the Skedda App!
Black button reading "Download on the App Store" is a clickable link to download the Skedda app for iPhones. Black button reading "Get it on Google Play" is a clickable link to download the Skedda app for Android devices.


Use and Limits

Limits: You may reserve up to 3 hours at a time.

Cancellations: You may cancel your reservation or end it early without penalty at any time. Only you OR a librarian can cancel your reservation.

NEW! No-Show Policy: Reserved study rooms will be held for 15 minutes past your scheduled start time. If no one is using the room after 15 minutes AND another group or individual needs to use the room, your reservation may be cancelled by a librarian.

Plans changing on short notice? Log in using the Returning Users button or the Skedda app to change your reservation. If you are not able to log in, email us at or call 512.505.3053 and we will delete or reschedule your time slot.

Schedule ahead! Rooms are first come, first served, and can be reserved up to 1 year in advance.

Reservations can also be made at the library’s main desk. 



Chat with a Librarian for help, email us at, or call us at 512.505.3053.



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