A place for faculty members to meet friends and colleagues from other parts of campus to further develop the friendly collegiality that marks a vibrant university.

A self-serve beverage system lets you brew an individual cup of coffee or tea any time the library is open. Take a minute to warm up with a hot cup while you're in library, or give the coffee a try when you meet with your colleagues in the lounge.


Room 1208, first floor, Mardigian Library. Accessible via MCard access during regular library hours.


Comfortable seating areas, a microwave, and wireless Internet access.

The library is also pleased to provide the following:

  • Free coffee and tea
  • The New York Times (Monday - Friday)
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education

Did you know?

  • U of M Talent Gateway Logo
  • Launched in September 2016, the Talent Gateway is a campus-wide, innovative program, which puts students in the driver's seat, so they can leverage what they are already doing and launch themselves on a trajectory of creative thinking that will serve them well in life and work.

  • The Talent Gateway Online Community connects students with resources, experiences, and people designed to enhance their personal, academic, and career success.