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Central Library Spaces

Computer Labs

Sam's Click Cafe (1st Floor.)

An Internet cafe containing PC computers, laptop data ports, and comfortable furniture. Sam's also contains the OIT Help Desk for assistance with technology problems. The nearby Central Library Cafe serves Starbucks coffees, teas, soft drinks, and snacks.

Computer Workstations (Floors 2-5.)

PCs are also available on Floors 2 through 5 of Central Library in front of the main elevators and scattered throughout various locations.

Food and Drinks

Central Library Cafe/Starbucks (1st Floor.)

The Cafe, operated by UT Arlington Dining Services, offers a full coffee bar experience, including hot and cold beverages, snacks, and light lunch options.

Vending Machines (Basement, 2nd floor 4th Floor.)

Drink and snack vending machines are located in the basement. There is a snack machine on the 2nd floor by the elevators. Drink vending machines are on the 4th floor by room 414.


OIT Help Desk (1st Floor.)

Consult with experts from the Office of Information Technology (OIT). From the Help Desk you can activate your Windows Account, pick up documentation, get answers to questions, and more. For questions or support, call 817-272-2208 or e-mail


Service Desk (1st Floor.)
Do you have basic questions about how to use the Library? Do you want to borrow materials from the library? Visit the Service Desk. We're located on the first floor.

University Tutorial and Supplemental Instruction Student Support Services (Basement and 2nd Floor.)

University Tutorial offers tutoring and supplemental instruction to help you better understand course materials, overcome a troublesome concept, and develop learning strategies that will help you achieve your academic goals. Visit the Tutoring page for information about fees and scheduling. Visit the Supplemental Instruction page for information about peer-assisted weekly study sessions.

Writing Center (4th Floor. Room 411.)

This service of the English Department helps UT Arlington undergraduates become better writers. Tutors provide help on: class essays, projects, reports, applications for scholarships or graduate programs, job application letters and resumes, or personal writing. More information...

Study Areas

Group Study Rooms

Central Library offers open and reserved study rooms to meet all your group's needs. 


Quiet Study

The entire 3rd and 5th floors of Central Library have been designated as "Quiet Study." These areas contains tables, study carrels, and computer workstations. The use of cell phones in this area is discouraged.

Other Spaces

Center for Greater Southwestern Studies (6th Floor.)

The Center collaborates with the History Department and the Library's Special Collections to promote the scholarly study of the greater Southwestern region. The Center sponsors conferences and publishes Fronteras, an award-winning newsletter, which highlights related news at UT Arlington.

Study Carrels

Graduate students and Faculty can apply for a study carrel in the Central Library. Study carrels are assigned to one person at a time and include a carrel key for locking up your belongings. Apply for a carrel now!

Central Library Architecture and Fine Arts