Welcome to our seat booking system!

How do I book a seat or room?

  1. Pick a Location and select a zone and category 
  2. Select a time slot 
  3. Submit the booking to reserve your spot 
  4. Check-in to the seat 
  5. Check out when your time slot finishes or when leaving early
You can check-in 5 minutes before your booking start time. 
Your booking will be automatically cancelled after 15 minutes if you have not checked in.

Chancellor Oppenheimer Library

Signage labelled: Student ext 3

Vincent Kolbe Knowledge Commons

Student extension 3 (Library entrance), Chancellor Oppenheimer Library


Student seated at computer inside Knowledge Commons

 Vincent Kolbe Knowledge Commons

Max duration: 4 hours

Booking a seat at any of the computers available for a maximum of 4 hours per day.

Book a seat    Instructions 

Group study room with table and four chairs, computer and whiteboard
Group Study Rooms

 Vincent Kolbe Knowledge Commons

Max duration: 3 hours per session

Students who book a room for three hours, must wait three consecutive hours before booking another room on the same day.

Book a Group Study Room   Instructions

Signage labelled: Jagger 5

Business Corner

Research Wing, Jagger Level 5


Business Corner with terminals mounted on wall with three seating desks
Bloomberg Terminals

Business Corner

Max duration: 4 hours

Book a seat for a maximum of 4 hours per day.

Book a Terminal   Instructions 

Floor signage of Jagger Level 7

Research Commons

Research Wing, Jagger Level 7 (via spiral staircase)


View of inside the Research Seminar Room. Table with seating for 6 and a whiteboard
Research Commons Seminar Room

Research Commons

Seating capacity: 1 - 6

Restricted to UCT Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral students and staff only.

Book this room   Instructions 

Got a Question?

Please contact the LibCal Seats team on Ask-a-Librarian should you experience any issues during the seat booking process.