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Introducing the Small Group Study Option!

April 5, 2021

The UW-Madison Libraries are taking a small step forward by introducing a Small Group Study Space option for anyone with a green Badger Badge and a valid NetID. Beginning Monday, April 5th, the Libraries’ will begin a pilot service in College Library;s WisCEL classroom which offers a study space that accommodates small groups of 2 or 3 people. In compliance with CDC and campus guidelines, students can now sign up and reserve select spaces to study with friends. 

The Small Group Study Space is available only in Room 3250 of College Library. Please note each individual in the group must make their own appointment and each person will check in for that appointment. Groups do not need to arrive together. Students may form their small group at a table they choose in Room 3250. The tables themselves are not reserved. We ask students to sit only in spaces marked as available for use. Talking is allowed in this space. This is not intended to be a quiet space.

In addition, mandates for study space appointments are still required to access the building. These include face coverings, a green Badger Badge, a Wiscard, and no food/drink.

The Libraries thank Carrie Kruse, the director of College Library, Dave Luke, Technology Services Coordinator, and Kari Borgmeyer, College Library’s Facility Coordinator, for their efforts in making this possible. This pilot project will provide valuable insights as the Libraries prepare to gradually remove restrictions over the summer months.

More information is available on the web page for this service.

*Libraries staff reserve the right to deny individuals access to the building if study space appointment requirements are not met.