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Circulation: ZOOM Booths

Circulation services for Vol State patrons


Three (3) rooms on the Library's 2nd floor
are designated "ZOOM Study"
for individual use only.

Zoom rooms are restricted to students attending a Synchronous Class*.

These Zoom rooms feature whiteboards only; students should enter these rooms prepared to use their own laptop or a student laptop available to borrow from the library. Proof of enrollment in a synchronous course will be required when checking in. 

Students wishing to reserve a Zoom room for the entire semester should stop by the ASK desk.  

Room 202, with table, two chairs, and whiteboard on wall.

*Synchronous classes meet online at an established time for a class period during which the instructor & students are logged on simultaneously. (Asynchronous Classes are completed online by students at their own pace.)

Cancel a Reservation

Need to cancel a reservation? Simply call (615-230-3400) or email ( to cancel up to 15 minutes past the start time of your reservation. 

Please remember- 3 consecutive missed reservations may result in forfeiture of your semester-long reservation. 


Please email or call 615-230-3400
to inquire about ZOOM Booths.


At this time, ZOOM Booths are available exclusively
to students enrolled in Synchronous* Classes
We apologize for any inconvenience this incurs as the Library strives
to balance Students' needs with Student & Staff safety. 

One-time Usage 

Reservations can be made online: Book a Study Room. When arriving for a reservation, stop by the 1st Floor ASK desk to check out the key. Be prepared to: 

  • present their VolState ID card, and 
  • identify the Synchronous* Class that they will be attending in the ZOOM Booth. 

Repeat Usage

Students may inquire about reserving a ZOOM BOOTH for a semester by visiting the 1st Floor ASK desk of Thigpen Library @ Gallatin with proof of enrollment in a Synchronous class.

Semester-long Zoom Room reservations are available on a first-come/first-served basis for students with proof of enrollment in a synchronous online class (e.g., your class-registration documentation; class schedule; class syllabus; etc.).


Please arrive at the Library 5-10 minutes prior to your reservation to check in. Be prepared to present your VolState ID card.


*A Synchronous Class meets online at an established time for a class period during which the instructor & students are logged on simultaneously.
Asynchronous Classes are completed by students at their own pace.