Makechnie Study Center

Where you study can make a big difference in how well you study. The George K. Makechnie Study Center (MSC) at Sargent College is one of the best study spaces on campus—inviting, comfortable, and filled with natural light. Additionally, the MSC is LEED certified.

Hours & Contact Info

635 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 237
Front Desk: 617-353-4201 | Email


  • Summer Hours: Monday – Friday:  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Fall Hours: Monday – Friday:  8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

A/V & IT Tech Support Contacts

Reserve a Study Room

Students can reserve a study room using our Online Reservation Calendar.

Reserve Equipment and Request Setup

Note that equipment reservations and setup are only available to Sargent faculty and staff.

Key Features

  • Ten computer workstations for student use, equipped with spreadsheet, database management, and specialized curriculum software
  • Four quiet study rooms for working in groups
  • Media equipment, from microphones to laptops to LCD projectors, which faculty and staff may borrow
  • A copier for student use accessible via myprint
  • A library of reserved Sargent coursework materials for students

Library Services

The MSC’s small library holds reserve materials for Sargent College classes. Students can check out materials for two hours at a time by presenting their Boston University ID card.

Professors who wish to place items on reserve should download the Reserve Materials Information for instructions. Then download and print the Reserve Materials Form and bring it with your reserve items.