This directory provides information about campus rooms and related resources that are available this Fall semester to support students participating in remote courses and course activities. These activities may include remote collaboration, quizzes, exams and other assessments, including proctored exams. The dedicated rooms provide students with a variety of work spaces; reliable, high-speed internet; and campus computers to complete their coursework.

Rooms are distributed across campus, and include a mix of drop-in rooms, special-request rooms (with or without computers), and day-of, on-site reservations (based on availability).

Need a campus room and/or computer for your online exam or course?

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Special request room reservations are prioritized based on virtual learning needs and require students submit a request form.

To learn more click on the type of rooms available below.

Drop-in virtual learning (no reservation required)

Special-request rooms for priority virtual learning needs

Onsite check-in or reservations for virtual learning

General Guidelines for Using all Rooms and Spaces

  • Observe and abide by posted room capacities
  • Wear face coverings at all times
  • Maintain physical distancing
  • Sanitize work spaces before and after using with provided cleaning supplies
  • Do not move furniture
  • Wear headphones/earbuds for all technology/audio use when in rooms or spaces for multiple people
  • Do not eat or drink while in any of the rooms

Drop-in Virtual Learning (No Reservation Required)

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These rooms are intended for students who want drop-in access to dedicated on-campus spaces with reliable, high-speed internet in order to participate in, and complete coursework for, remote courses. Rooms are open to multiple students at a time (room capacities are posted outside each room), with workspaces arranged in a physically distanced format. Cleaning supplies are provided to sanitize work spaces before and after use. Students are responsible for wearing a mask at all times, and bringing their own personal device(s), such as a laptop, and other necessary equipment (e.g., charging cords, earphones, etc.) and materials to complete their coursework.

Reservation Required? No. These spaces are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Signage with a QR code is present outside each drop-in room to easily display room occupancy and nearby alternative spaces.

Students should limit the use of these rooms to two hours or less per session.

Click Here to Download a Map of Drop-in Virtual Learning Locations

List of Locations

Rooms are distributed across campus, including campus libraries. Specific room details and hours of operation are provided below in the listing for each location.

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Babcock Hall

Rooms: 119 and 121

Hours: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Education Building

Rooms: L150, L151, L155, L159, L173

Hours: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm

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Engineering Hall

Rooms: 2535, 2540, 3024, 3345, 3355

Hours: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm

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Grainger Hall

Rooms: 1180, 1190, 1195, 1280

Hours: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

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Humanities Building

Rooms: 2101, 2111, 2115, 2121, 2125, 2131, 2611, 2619, 2625, 2631, 2637, 2653

Hours: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm

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Ingraham Hall

Rooms: 115,120, 122, 222, 224

Hours: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

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Memorial Union

Rooms: Great Hall, Tripp Commons, State, Main Lounge, Browsing Library, Play Circle Lounge, Council, Reception, Inn Wisconsin, Profile, Parkview, Langdon, Capital View

Hours: M-S 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

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Nancy Nicholas Hall

Rooms: 3103, 4235

Hours: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

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Pyle Center

Rooms: 220, 227, 320

Hours: MW 8:00 am – 8:30 pm
TR 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
F 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Sewell Social Sciences Building

Rooms: 6102, 6112, 6224, 6228, 6232, 6240

Hours: 7:00 am – 9:15 pm

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Union South

Rooms: Alumni, Industry, Agriculture; Northwoods, Fifth Quarter, Marquee Lounge, Varsity Lounge, Landmark

Hours: M-S 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

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Van Hise Hall

Rooms: 201, 205, 206, 207, 219, 223, 227, 240

Hours: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm

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Van Vleck Hall

Rooms: B223, B231, B235, B305, B309, B313, B317, B321, B325, B329, B333, B337, B341

Hours: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm

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Vilas Hall

Rooms: 4011, 4013, 4014, 4017, 4018, 4020

Hours: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm

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Special-request Rooms for Priority Virtual Learning Needs

These on-campus rooms are intended for students who have specific test-taking, learning, and technology needs, and need to be able to reserve a quiet space with reliable, high-speed internet access for single-, repeated- or long-term use. Students can also request access to rooms with computers, if needed. Rooms are distributed across campus. Specific room details, the allotted time students can use the specified room and other directions will be communicated in a follow-up email after a student has submitted a special request.

Students are strongly encouraged to share their testing and technology needs with their instructors at the start of the semester.

Virtual Learning and Assessment reservations are only available on weekdays; no weekend reservations can be made for virtual learning or exams.  

Click Here to Submit a Special Request

Special Request Required? Yes. These rooms require students to submit a special request in advance. These special requests are prioritized based on the following learning needs:

Requests should be made at least one week in advance to allow time for processing and scheduling. You will receive confirmation that your request form has been submitted immediately after sending. Follow-up notification about your special request will be provided via email with next steps. Submitting a request does not guarantee a room reservation.

Onsite Check-in or Reservations for Virtual Learning

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These rooms are intended for students who want to reserve an on-campus space with reliable, high-speed internet access in order to participate in, and complete coursework for, remote courses. Access to campus computers is available in some locations. Students are responsible for wearing a mask at all times, and bringing any other necessary equipment (e.g., charging cords, earphones, etc.) and materials to complete their coursework. Students who have specific test-taking, technology, or learning needs should see the special request rooms below.

Reservation Required? Yes. These rooms require day-of, onsite check-in or advanced reservation. Reservation processes vary by location. See below for details on each location.

List of Locations

Specific room details and hours of operation are provided below in the listing for each location.

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College Library

Room 1193D – Dedicated room for remote learning (remote course activities and collaboration), capacity 10, 10 computers, headphones required, advanced reservation required. (reservation information coming soon)

 

1-person study rooms – Each room has its own table and a door for more isolation than you would get in a larger study space. They are set up to support one person working alone. Limited to 1 study room reservation per day.https://www.library.wisc.edu/locations/library-study-rooms/

 

Libraries also offer over 400 study space seats by appointment to support your learning.

https://www.library.wisc.edu/library-by-appointment/study-spaces/

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Memorial Library

Room 231 – Dedicated room for remote learning (remote course activities and collaboration), capacity 10, 10 computers, headphones required, advanced reservation required. (reservation information coming soon)

 

1-person study rooms – Each room has its own table and a door for more isolation than you would get in a larger study space. They are set up to support one person working alone. Limited to 1 study room reservation per day.https://www.library.wisc.edu/locations/library-study-rooms/

 

Libraries also offer over 400 study space seats by appointment to support your learning.

https://www.library.wisc.edu/library-by-appointment/study-spaces/

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Pyle Center

Rooms: 112, 205, 217, 225,305, 332, 327

Hours: MW 8:00 am – 8:30 pm
TR 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
F 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Steenbock Library

Room 105 – Dedicated room for remote learning (remote course activities and collaboration), capacity 10, 10 computers, headphones required, advanced reservation required. (reservation information coming soon)

 

1-person study rooms – Each room has its own table and a door for more isolation than you would get in a larger study space. They are set up to support one person working alone. Limited to 1 study room reservation per day. https://www.library.wisc.edu/locations/library-study-rooms/

 

Libraries also offer over 400 study space seats by appointment to support your learning.

https://www.library.wisc.edu/library-by-appointment/study-spaces/

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Wendt Commons

Rooms: 410

Hours:
M-F 7:00am – 10:00pm

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