With AOK Library's Virtual Study Room (VSR), you can find community among your fellow Retrievers in an engaging and supportive study environment.
The VSR is a Discord server that is available 24/7. For access, join Discord's UMBC Student Hub and find our server under the "Social & Study" section.
For Fall 2023, Library student staff provide academic support during these hours:
Tuesdays: 4 PM - 7 PM
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 1 PM - 7 PM
What to Expect
The "group study" Channels
Our main channel is the "group study room" text channel - the place where you can do homework alongside your peers and hold yourself accountable with updates on your progress. Complain or totally nerd out about what you're working on. Share study tips. The works! It is a text channel that has the following corresponding features:
In addition to the group study channels, we’re especially fond of these guys:
Staff members will pop in every now and then to answer questions and build community. We hope to see you there!
This virtual study room is set up as a shared community that is welcoming and respectful of all. Those who engage in inappropriate behavior will be immediately removed from the room. Offensive, obscene, threatening, discriminatory, or otherwise inappropriate language or content sharing is strictly prohibited.