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COVID-19 Updates

General Information

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

To help support the face covering requirement, study rooms are not designated eating locations and eating in study rooms is currently prohibited.

For more information about Campus Library operations during COVID-19, visit the COVID-19 Updates page.

To learn more about the safety measures we are taking during COVID-19, visit the Safety Measure FAQ.

Library Spaces to Zoom into Class

Participate in an interactive class (speaking is necessary)
  • First floor - Information Commons. Computers available. Bring your own headset.
  • First floor - open study areas. Bring your own device and headset.
  • Second floor - open study areas. Bring your own device and headset.
  • All study rooms - Bring your own device. Bring your own headset, if desired.
Attend a class and listen only
  • First floor - Information Commons. Computers available. Bring your own headset.
  • Third floor - open study areas. Some computers are available. Bring your own headset.
  • Third floor - Silent Reading Room. Bring your own device and headset.
  • All study rooms - Bring your own device. Bring your own headset, if desired.
    • Study rooms LB1-207, LB1-214, LB2-310, and LB2-318 - Computers and speakers available. No mic or webcam.

Library Study Zones

Open Study Zone : First Floor

Noise level: chatter icon Chatter - group work is encouraged but loud conversations are discouraged. Cell phones are only allowed in stairwells, landings, and lobby areas. 

What's Available: A mixture of study tables, study carrels, soft chairs, couches, and power outlets. Computers are available in the Information Commons.

Open Study Zone : Second Floor General Areas

Noise level:                   chatter icon          Chatter - group work is encouraged but loud conversations are discouraged. Cell phones are only allowed in stairwells, landings, and lobby areas. 

What's available: A mixture of study tables, cafe height tables, adjustable height tables, soft chairs, couches, and power outlets.

Group Study Zone : Second and Third Floor Group Study Rooms

Noise level:            medium chatter icon                 Medium Chatter - group work and use of media is encouraged but should be kept at a low enough volume that it cannot be heard outside the room or in the next room. Cell phones are allowed.

What's available: Visit the Study Room Reservations page for a list of technology available in each study room and to reserve a study room.

Quiet Study Zone : Third Floor General Areas

Noise level: low hum icon Low Hum - voices should be kept at a low whisper and any other noise kept at very low levels. Cell phones are not allowed. Groups in transit to and from study rooms should respect that this is a quiet floor.

What's available: a mixture of computers, study tables, study carrels, soft chairs, adjustable height tables, and power outlets.

Silent Study Zone : Third Floor Reading Room

Noise level: silent icon Silent - the Reading Room should be completely silent. Use of audible devices, talking, eating, and cell phones are not allowed in this room.

What's available: study tables, soft chairs, and power outlets.

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Additional Spaces on Campus

Scout - Bothell

Use Scout - Bothell to discover additional study spaces and access to computers on the UW Bothell Campus.

The Activities & Recreation Center

The Activities & Recreation Center (ARC) is the hub of student life on campus; a place for students to gather, socialize, dine, and exercise. Please visit the ARC website for more information about spaces and hours.