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Study Spots

Dec 7, 2021

If you’re still looking for the perfect place to finish studying for finals week, look no further. These top 9 tucked away spots are quiet, peaceful, and conveniently located on our beautiful campus.

#1 Goedert Roof Deck

Located off the second floor of Pollard Hall, the Goedert Roof Deck is the ideal place to start your day. Pour over your notes in the morning light with a cup of coffee as the city of St. Augustine wakes up around you.

A stuffed toy lion holding a coffee mug sits atop a table on the Goedert Roof Deck

A stuffed toy lion holding a coffee mug sits atop a table on the Goedert Roof Deck

 

#2 Pollard Hall Second Floor Lobby

Just steps away from the rooftop is the second-floor lobby of Pollard Hall. You’ll be able to focus on any task at hand thanks to the quiet and calm energy within Pollard’s halls.

A stuffed toy lion is holding a book and sitting on a chair in Pollard Hall

A stuffed toy lion is holding a book and sitting on a chair in Pollard Hall

 

#3 Ponce Mezzanine

The Ponce Mezzanine is one of the most beautiful study spots on campus! Bonus; you’re only steps away from the Dining Hall, making for an easy commute when it’s time for a lunch break.

A stuffed toy lion sits on a table with a coffee mug and book in the Ponce Mezzanine

A stuffed toy lion sits on a table with a coffee mug and book in the Ponce Mezzanine

 

#4 Ponce Verandas

If fresh air is more your style, head to the Ponce Verandas. Here, you’ll enjoy natural light and a charming spot tucked away from the hustle and bustle of King Street.

A stuffed toy lion sits on a rocking chair with a book and coffee mug in the Ponce veranda

A stuffed toy lion sits on a rocking chair with a book and coffee mug in the Ponce veranda

 

#5 Abare Lounge

Pay a visit to the Abare lounge and play a quick game on the Xbox when you’re ready for a well-deserved study break!

A stuffed lion toy is holding a console controller

A stuffed lion toy is holding a console controller

 

#6 Abare Porch

Abare’s quiet and secluded porch is a great place to read up on your most challenging material. Come equipped with a cup of coffee and a snack because once you’re settled in here, you won’t want to leave!

A stuffed toy lion sitting on a rocking chair on the porch at Abare Hall

A stuffed toy lion sitting on a rocking chair on the porch at Abare Hall

 

#7 Abare Patio

The patio has something for everyone including tables for a group, rocking chairs for a party of one, and a large are of grass that’s perfect for anyone who wants to soak up some sun while getting their studying done.

A stuffed toy lion sitting on a rocking chair outside of Abare Hall

A stuffed toy lion sitting on a rocking chair outside of Abare Hall

 

#8 FEC Courtyard

Located right outside every FEC tower is a courtyard with benches, tables, and chairs that are ideal for groups of studying Saints!

A stuffed lion toy sitting on a table in the FEC Courtyard

A stuffed lion toy sitting on a table in the FEC Courtyard

 

#9 The Commons

At The Commons, you will have your choice between high-top tables or comfortable lounge furniture. As an added bonus, you’ll easily be able to pop into the pod for a snack or caffeine fix.

A stuffed toy lion sits atop a table holding an energy drink in The Commons

A stuffed toy lion sits atop a table holding an energy drink in The Commons

 

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