Student Workrooms



GIA Student Workrooms give you affordable access to all the equipment and gemstones you need to complete the practical requirements of your Gem Identification course through eLearning. This self-study room is also available if you need to prepare for your 20-stone final exam, take a proctored exam, or simply practice on equipment and gemstones.


Carlsbad
Available daily, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., on a first-come, first-served basis for up to eight students.

Fees are $35 for half day and $70 for full day. No fees for exams.

To reserve a seat, call +1 800 421 7250 ext 4404, or outside the U.S. call +1 760 603 4404 or email.

New York
Available only during the weeks listed below, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Fees are $35 for half day and $70 for full day. No fees for exams.

To reserve a seat, call +1 800 366 8519, or outside the U.S. call +1 212 944 5900, or email.

Feb 5 - 9, 2018
Feb 12 - 16, 2018
Apr 9 - 13, 2018
Apr 16 - 20, 2018
May 21 - 25, 2018
May 29 - Jun 1, 2018
Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2018
Aug 6 - 10, 2018
Dec 3 - 7, 2018
Dec 10 - 14, 2018

London
Available daily, Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in four-week blocks at certain times during the year, with morning and afternoon sessions available. Students may reserve any combination of sessions that they require.

Fees are £35 for half day and £70 for full day. No fees for exams. For more information and to reserve a seat, call +44 (0) 207 813 4321 or email

Jan 22 - Feb 16, 2018
Apr 30 - May 25, 2018
Aug 6 - 31, 2018

Other Worldwide Locations
The following locations have student workrooms available by appointment:

Bangkok
Fees are 1,500 THB for half day and 2,500 THB for full day. No fees for exams. For more information, call +66 2779 6100 or email.

Hong Kong
Fees are 500 HKD for half day and 1,000 HKD for full day. No fees for exams. For more information, call +852 3166 7001 or email.

Mumbai
Fees are 1,000 INR for half day and 2,000 INR for full day. No fees for exams. For more information, call +91 22 4085 1580 or email.

Taipei
Fees are $1,000 for half day and $2,000 for full day. No fees for exams. For more information, call +886 2 2771 9391 or email.

Tokyo
T +81 3 5812 0316