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Library COVID-19 Response

Details on available library services, resources, and re-opening plans.

The Geoffrey R. Weller Library's first floor is now open for use, in addition to services offered online. See the Hours page for full details.

COVID protocols (like sanitization stations, plexiglass barriers, and physical distancing measures) remain in place for the safety of students, staff, and faculty. Our collection is not yet available for in-person browsing or on-demand pickup, but items can be checked out—please refer to our contactless pickup information.

The first-floor computer lab and reference collection will both be available for use, as well as several bookable study rooms. Information on specific services can be found via the menu tabs on the left.

Study Space on Campus

Individual and group study space in the Library Building (Building 5) are available to book in advance.

These rooms are available

  • Monday to Friday,  8:30am–7:30pm
  • Saturday, 12:30–5:30pm
  • Sunday, 12:30–7:30pm.

Individual Space

Located on the first floor of the Geoffrey R. Weller Library, four bookable study rooms are currently available for individual use only.

These rooms are equipped with a desktop computer, webcam, and microphone to facilitate participation in real-time online lectures:

  • 5-139B (Room 1)
  • 5-139D (Room 2)
  • 5-139E (Room 3)
  • 5-139G (Room 4)

To check hours and availability or these rooms, and to make a booking, visit the library's room booking system.

Group Study Space

To accommodate students while abiding by social distancing guidelines and COVID protocols, new larger study rooms located in the Library Building (Building 5) are available for use by up to six people:

  • 5-153 (Room 5)
  • 5-171 (Room 6)
  • 5-174 (Room 7)
  • 5-176 (Room 8)

To find more information about these rooms, check hours and availability, and to make a booking, visit the library's room booking system.

Computer labs and study spaces are available across campus for individual use on a first-come-first-served basis.

University Computer Labs

These labs are available 24/7. Please see the ITS website for information on labs, such as location details, available software, and lab etiquette. Note that most labs do not provide audio and video functionality for virtual meetings).

  • Lab 8-362
  • Lab 8-365 (audio capability for virtual meetings)
  • Lab 10-3034
  • Comp Sci Lab 8-361
  • Comp Sci Lab 8-455
  • Comp Sci Lab 8-456
  • Comp Sci Lab 8-457

First Nations Centre

The FNC offers lab space and individual study space from Monday to Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm.

  • Computer Lab 7-105
  • Individual study options (quiet and conversational style study)

Global Lounge

The Global Lounge offers individual and small group study space 24/7.

Mathematical Academic Centre for Excellence (MACE)

MACE offers quiet study space in Room 10-2088 from 8:00am–6:00pm. Please note that math tutoring is only being offered virtually. For more information about MACE please visit its website.


Open 24/7, Nucleus (Room 8-459) offers a quiet chemistry study space.