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Mary Church Terrell Main Library
148 W College St. Oberlin, OH 44074-1545


The main visitor lot is the east Service Building lot, and the south row of the Carnegie Building lot for visitors to offices within that building.

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Long Term Scholar Studies


Long term scholar studies are reserved for assigned students only

Eligibility is determined by the Main Library staff. Scholar studies may be assigned for one semester or an academic year. Scholar studies reservations approved for fall semester are not guaranteed to be renewed for Winter Term nor the spring semester.

Demand exceeds supply

  • Not every student who applies will get a scholar study
  • Students on the waiting list will be considered in the order in which the applications were received
  • Assignments are made at the beginning of each semester and winter term on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application Process

1. Download the Scholar Study application or pick one up at the Main Library Circulation Desk.

2. Indicate your preference for fall or spring semester reservation. If you are requesting a scholar study for Winter Term only, indicate this on the form under "Needed for Winter Term".

3. Have your advisor, department head, or project/program director sign your application.

  • Not sure if you've been accepted to do honors? Submit an application in May anyway (you can turn in your advisor's signature upon confirmation).

4. Submit completed applications via email to or in-person at the Main Library Circulation Desk.

  • Applications are considered in the order in which they are received.

Rules and Regulations

By submitting a scholar study application, you agree to abide by the MCT Main Library Scholar Studies Rules.

  • Violation of these rules may result in scholar studies privileges bering taken away.

All scholar studies offer wired and wireless access to the campus network.

  • Contact the CIT Help Desk for assistance connecting your computeSaver to the campus network.


Main Library Circulation Department,

Main Library Reference Department,

Phone: 440-775-5016