Discussion rooms are for students / staff for academic purposes only. General library rules also apply to the use of the QUIET Discussion Room.

The booking steps are as below:

  1. Proceed to the library counter on the day that you want to use.
  2. Check the availability of room from the staff on duty.
  3. Confirm the booking.
  4. Pass the student ID to the staff on duty before entering the room.
  5. Collect the ID after leaving the room.

Etiquettes for the use of Discussion Room.

  • The minimum number of users are 2, and the maximum are 4 or 8 (depending on the room capacity).
  • The minimum usage is 1 hour, and the maximum usage of each discussion room is 4 hours.
  • Your reservation will be canceled if you arrive later than 15 minutes, and the room will be released for others to use.
  • Extending the discussion room usage is allowed for a maximum of 2 hours (subject to room availability), and it can be done only 15 minutes before the last booking ends.
  • Student ID must be submitted to the library counter before entering the room.
  • Users must adhere to the APU Professional Dress Code Policy.
  • All personal belongings may not be left unattended in the discussion room.
  • The discussion room should not be used for private study or social purposes.
  • No foods or drinks (except mineral water) are allowed in the discussion rooms.
  • General library rules and regulations also apply to the use of discussion rooms.
  • Only use the chairs and table provided in the room, do not bring furniture from other library areas.
  • Users must ensure the discussion room is neat and tidy before leaving. Arrange the furniture and return all library materials to the counter.
  • Failure to comply with the library policies, rules, and regulations will be grounds for suspension of Discussion Room privileges.
  • The Library reserves the right to terminate the use of Discussion Rooms that disrupt Library users or staff or that interfere with normal Library operations.


Note: The library reserve the right to add, delete or amend these terms and conditions at any time and from time to time and prior written notice of the same in such form and manner determined by the library.