Library facilities are open to those with UCSF ID, though selected spaces remain closed with services available remotely. See timeline for reopening.

Faculty Carrels

The Parnassus Library features 12 daily faculty carrels, reservable for 1-7 days of use.


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

Using the Carrels

  • Reservations are required
  • A maximum of 7 reservations are allowed per month
  • Carrels are locked at all times
  • Campus ID is required for access only on reserved dates
  • 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
  • Material left in carrels after the last day of occupancy will be returned to the owner whenever possible