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COVID-19 Updates

Fall Quarter 2021

The Campus Library building is open and operating under the following COVID-related policies:

Face Coverings

Face coverings are required to be worn in the Campus Library. A mask dispenser is available at the entrance to the library building.

Beverages

To help support the face coverings requirement, adjusting your mask for a few seconds to sip beverages is allowed in the library.

Food

To help support the face coverings requirement, eating in the library is currently prohibited.  Please limit eating to a designated eating space on campus:

  • The North Creek Events Center
  • CC1 - room number CC1-041
  • CC1/CC2 - Stopwatch Espresso
  • CC3 - room number CC3-121
  • CC3 - GLA_CC3 Patio
  • UW1 (Founder's Hall) - lower level vista, second floor vista, third floor vista
  • UW2 (Commons Hall) - Common Grounds
  • UW3 (Discovery Hall) - fourth floor west end breakout space
  • UWBB (Beardslee Building) - room number UWBB-201

COVID-19 Safety Measures

The Campus Library is committed to providing a welcoming and safe environment for all individuals. Safety measures we are taking include:

  • Following the University of Washington Face Coverings Policy for all library staff, faculty, staff, students, and visitors to the library
  • Ask that staff and individuals refrain from eating in the library building and use designated eating locations on campus
  • Access to a mask dispenser at the entrance to the library building
  • Access to sanitizing and cleaning supplies throughout the library building
  • Increased daily cleaning of high-touch points and restrooms
  • Using MERV 15 air filters in the building's ventilation system, meeting CDC and WA Labor & Industries standards

Visit the EH&S COVID-19 Prevention and Response page for the most current information, policy updates, and campus messages.

For more information about safety measures within the Campus Library, visit the COVID-19 Safety FAQ page.

Questions?

If you have questions about your research or finding research materials, please use the 24/7 Chat With a Librarian service for immediate research help.

If you have any questions about library materials currently checked out to you, fines, due dates, placing requests, or renewing items, please email botcirc@uw.edu.

If you have questions about laptops, please contact Library Technology Services at uwblts@uw.edu or 425-352-3145.