Spaces

Find spaces and technology for quiet and collaborative learning across our Wollongong, regional and metropolitan campus libraries.

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Study rooms are available to book online. Check our live occupancy counter to help plan your visit.

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UOW Library Spaces

Courtesy in the Library

Spaces in the Library are here for everyone to enjoy and you can help keep them this way by:

  • being respectful by keeping noise down and respecting quiet zones
  • eating hot food outside
  • disposing of rubbish thoughtfully and recycling when you can
  • taking your belongings with you*
  • reporting any spills to our Service Desk staff as soon as possible
  • ensuring young children are appropriately supervisd by a parent or carer.

*Books and other belongings left in the Library for more than 15 minutes may be removed by staff. Items left in the Library at closing time will be sent to the UOW Security Office as lost property. The University accepts no responsibility for personal belongings left in the building.

UOW Library spaces


Courtesy in the Library

Spaces in the Library are here for everyone to enjoy and you can help keep them this way by:

  • being respectful by keeping noise down and respecting quiet zones
  • eating hot food outside
  • disposing of rubbish thoughtfully and recycling when you can
  • taking your belongings with you*
  • reporting any spills to our Service Desk staff as soon as possible
  • ensuring young children are appropriately supervisd by a parent or carer.

*Books and other belongings left in the Library for more than 15 minutes may be removed by staff. Items left in the Library at closing time will be sent to the UOW Security Office as lost property. The University accepts no responsibility for personal belongings left in the building.

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Wollongong Campus Library floor plan

Find your way around Wollongong Campus Library with our floor plan, or ask our friendly staff for assistance.

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Wollongong Campus Library exterior with students standing outside the entrance

Access room

The Access room is located on the Ground Floor of the Wollongong Campus Library, next to our Postgraduate Space.

It contains assistive technology for students registered with Student Accessibility and Inclusion.

Amenities

  • Toilets are available on each floor.
  • Accessible toilets are available on the Ground Floor and Level 2.
  • Water fountains are on Levels 1 & 2.

Computer labs

Computer Lab 1 and Lab 2 are located on Level 2, Building 16 at Wollongong Campus Library.

These labs are available for general use, although you may be asked to move in the event of a class.

Booth houses on the Ground Floor of Wollongong Campus Library
A group of students crowded around some laptops in the informal learning spaces at the Wollongong Campus Library

Informal learning spaces

Booths, work tables and other informal learning spaces are available for group work across all floors of Wollongong Campus Library.

You don't have to book these spaces but they do fill up fast.

To limit disruption to others, please:

  • avoid making or receiving phone calls in the stairwells as the noise echoes
  • avoid eating noise or hot foods.

Study rooms

Book a study room for up to two hours a day*. Bookings can be made up to two weeks in advance. Quiet discussion is permitted in study rooms.

At the Wollongong Campus Library, study rooms are located on the Ground Floor and Level 2.

Students at Wollongong Campus Library can borrow room kits containing display cables and TV remotes, and whiteboard kits from the Loans Desk on the Ground Floor. Room kits may not be available depending on COVID-19 restrictions.

Room facilities include:

  • whiteboards (Ground Floor)
  • projectors (GS2)
  • plasma screens (Level 2)
  • Solstice screens (GS1, GS3, GS210, GS211, GS212, GS213)

*COVID-safe capacity restrictions may apply.

The Lounge

The Lounge is on the Ground Floor of the Wollongong Campus Library and is an informal space available to all clients.

The Lounge includes:

  • vending machine
  • kitchenette with microwave, sinks and water taps (boiling and cold)
  • mobile charging station
  • power points.
Wollongong Campus Library Ground Floor looking towards the foyer
Student writing on whiteboard in study room.

Postgraduate space

The postgraduate space is located on the Ground Floor of the Wollongong Campus Library.

The room provides a quiet, technology-enabled space for our HDR students including postgraduates, Honours, Dean's Scholars and Graduate Diploma students.

See our staff at the Service Desk for access.

Quiet study spaces

Please do not talk (including phone calls) in designated quiet study areas.

Designated quiet areas of the Wollongong Campus Library include:

  • Law Collection, Ground Floor
  • All of Level 1.

To limit disruption to others in study areas, please also:

  • avoid making or receiving phone calls in the stairwells as the noise echoes
  • avoid eating noisy or hot foods (e.g. chip packets or reheated leftovers).

Technology

A range of computers and technology is available throughout the Library's spaces, including:

Wollongong Campus Library floor plan

See floor plans of all three levels of Wollongong Campus Library below or download a printable PDF of the map [778kb]

Read a transcript walkthrough of our library floor plan.