A good study spot can make all the difference. Here is a list of areas to get motivated and to make a dent in that pile of assignments.
Coffee Slut, a cafe in East Hagåtña, is great for those who want to get out of the house to study in a lively area and get their caffeine fix.
After noticing the aroma of coffee grounds, the second thing you will take note of is the contrast of main colors: black and white, bringing together the sleek and contemporary aesthetic topped off with pops of color in the works of local artists adorning the walls.
A different environment, such as Coffee Slut’s high-spirited atmosphere, can be just what you need to focus and study in an area with background noise. A mix of hip-hop and light R&B music contributes to the lively ambiance.
This playful atmosphere is made complete with Jenga blocks and chess sets out for those who want to hang out with their friends or take a break from studying.
The unique furniture draws a contrast from the stark and contemporary style. The cafe has fuzzy chairs and log stools to provide a break from monotony and a lighthearted atmosphere.
Coffee Slut will make you want to sit back and get to work while sipping a nitro brew coffee or dragonade.
For a change in pace, Turé Cafe is the spot to go for a laid-back study session or to meet up and collaborate with classmates on a project.
The outdoor seating area is a great addition to the cafe which can create a unique atmosphere for studying.
Getting homework done by the beach can act as an incentive and even a reward for hard work.
With the salty ocean breeze, a serene image of the beach and the sound of the waves, you will enter a relaxed state which can come in handy for when you’re cramming for a test or working on something last-minute. The calming atmosphere will keep you destressed so that you can hopefully take fewer breaks from your work.
The only thing you need in addition to a calming study session is Turé Cafe’s delicious chocolate muffin.
After a session of productivity, you can soak up the sun and relax on the beach.
Tucked in the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa, Caffe Cino is a great place to get some studying done. The cafe boasts great food, atmosphere and location.
If you like to study within arm's reach of yummy snacks, Caffe Cino offers great food. Whether it’s a chocolate croissant or a nice strawberry cake, it’ll keep you filled for study time.
Caffe Cino has not only scrumptious food and beverages but also nice amenities.
The Caffe Cino has comfortable sofa-like chairs and charging ports in close proximity to table tops. Students can charge their laptops and phones while sitting comfortably.
Offering a beautiful view of Tumon Bay, this study spot provides a scenic view for relaxation.
The refined cafe also is in a prime location as it is located in Guam’s tourist district and serves students of a variety of schools in the central part of the island. The cafe is open 24 hours.
So whether you’re tackling a project or writing a paper, Caffe Cino will be a relaxing atmosphere for you to get your work done.
Chesa Guam is a locally owned cafe in Barrigada. The cafe provides a comfortable atmosphere and great comfort food.
As you walk in the doors of Chesa, you’ll notice a very homey feel to the establishment. This can help students feel more comfortable in the often stressful times of the school year.
As you prep for studying, you can buy from a selection of beverages and locally made food to delight your taste buds and put you in a good mood for studying.
Whether you are munching on a kelaguen wrap or a nice tinala kåtne plate, you’ll be nourished and ready to study.
With an array of chairs, students can find a good variety of seating selection.
Chesa Guam is a great place to sit down, eat and study.
University of Guam Library
The RFK Memorial Library at the University of Guam in Mangilao is a great study-friendly environment suitable for focused or group study.
The library is divided into three unique sections offering different study experiences. The first floor is the green section, which allows students to eat, drink, and converse while studying. Large tables placed next to ceiling-high walls offer natural sunlight, a beautiful view, and comfortable space for personal studying or group projects.
Beneath the stairs, toward the back of the library, is a popular spot for relaxed studying. Also located in front of ceiling-high windows are comfortable chairs and recliners.
The mezzanine level, located in between the second and first floors, is the yellow section, suitable for more focused study. Large tables are placed in a well-lit room decorated with a collection of unique traditional CHamoru figurines and models. Air conditioning in this level is the strongest, so remember to bring a jacket!
The second floor has individual large desks in front of windows and individual small desks placed systematically in rows throughout the floor. A red section room is specifically designed for absolute silent studying. This room is great if you are looking for a place to avoid distractions.
The RFK Memorial Library is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. It is open to the public.
Lotte Hotel Guam
On a Friday afternoon, Lotte Hotel Guam is the perfect place to efficiently get work done.
The highlight of the hotel is its breathtaking view. Its high windows offer a grand view of Tumon Bay and the endless ocean.
Studying in front of this majestic view will calm your anxiousness and spur creativity. In addition, around 6 p.m. your resistance to procrastination will be rewarded with a majestic view of the sunset. You can see the sky change from blue to orange, pink and purple.
Although this study spot is in the lobby of a hotel, it is very study-friendly. Soft, peaceful instrumental music plays in the background and you will rarely find tourists. The hotel offers an assortment of comfortable couches, chairs and tables inside the lobby or out on the balcony to accommodate relaxed reading, focused math homework, or creative arts.
Various drinks and desserts are available, and customer service.
Open daily, the hotel allows for Friday studying to be relaxing and enjoyable.