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, contact us or call +1 800 421 7250 ext 4404, or outside the U.S. call +1 760 603 4404.

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 $50 for half day and $100 for full day. No fees for exams.

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

  • April 17 – 21, 2023
  • April 24 – 28, 2023
  • June 20 – 23, 2023
  • June 26 – 30, 2023
  • August 28 – September 1, 2023
  • September 5 – 8, 2023

London
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, contact us or call +44 (0) 20 7813 4321.

  • January 23 – 27, 2023
  • January 30 – February 3, 2023
  • February 6 – 10, 2023
  • February 13 – 17, 2023

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, contact us or call +66 2779 6100.

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

Mumbai (Workroom is currently closed)
Fees are 1,000 INR for half day and 2,000 INR for full day. No fees for exams. For more information, contact us or call +91 22 4085 1580.

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