Faculty Carrels

Faculty Carrels

UCSF only

  • Located at the Parnassus Campus Library
  • 6 daily carrels, available for 1-7 days of use any day of the week
  • 6 monthly carrels, available for the calendar month

faculty carrel

Reserve a Carrel

  • Faculty member must have a current, unblocked Borrower Account and present a valid UCSF faculty ID.*
  • Daily carrels may be reserved online
  • A maximum of 7 reservations are allowed per month. Additional reservations may be made in person if carrrels are available. You can call first to check availability: (415) 476-2336.

Reserve a daily carrel

  • Monthly carrels may be reserved in advance on a first-come, first-served basis. Email the Parnassus Service Desk or call (415) 476-2336. Please provide your requested dates.
  • Monthly carrels not claimed within the first 7 days of the month may be reassigned at the discretion of the Library.

Access Cards

Carrels remain locked at all times. An access card is required for entry.

  • Daily carrels: Pick up access card at the Service Desk. Return it at the end of the day.
  • Monthly carrels: Pick up access card on the first day of occupancy. Return it on the last day of the monthly reservation period.

A $10 replacement fee will be charged if the access card is not returned by close of business on the last day of the reservation period.

Using the Carrels

  • Wireless access and electrical outlets are available in all carrels.
  • Personal items such as laptops and printers may be used in carrels. Please do not leave valuables unattended overnight or for an extended period of time.
  • Books and other library materials left overnight must be properly checked out.
  • Do not hang posters, notes, or other items on the walls or windows.
  • Covered beverages and snack foods are welcome in the Library. See our Food and Drink Policy.
  • Material left in carrels after the last day of occupancy will be returned to the owner whenever possible.

* Eligibility

Carrels are available to UCSF faculty with the following appointments:

  • Ladder-rank faculty
  • In residence faculty
  • Professor of Clinical (____)
  • Clinical Professor/Instructor (salaried or not)
  • Adjunct Professor/Instructor

More Information

For more information, email the Parnassus Service Desk or call (415) 476-2336.