The information on this webpage applies to currently enrolled UW students who are seeking study space options at UW Tacoma. While the COVID-19 pandemic is underway, group study is not allowed on campus.
Daily wellness survey is required for students prior coming to campus. During COVID-19 response, UW Tacoma requires that any student who is coming to the UW Tacoma campus for any reason must complete a wellness check-in (attestation) every day you come to campus. Even if you are driving to campus to use WiFi in your car, you need to complete the wellness check-in. Click here to get started.
Parking Lot Study Spaces
UW WiFi is available for cars parked in the angle parking stalls in front of the Mattress Factory (MAT) and the parking stalls on the north side of the Cragle Parking Lot for students to stay in their cars to study (i.e. far end of the Cragle Lot; the south side may not have WiFi signals. If you remain in your car, you do not have to pay for parking.
UW Tacoma IT highly recommends not idling your car for power when studying in the parking lot. To keep your devices running, you can check out a portable charger for the day (delivery to the Cragle Parking lot available). Please call 253-692-HELP (4357) to checkout a portable charger.
To get started, complete the brief online tutorial.
The tutorial goes over how to use the 25Live reservation system and provides an overview of the space use guidelines. It should take no more than 3 minutes to complete and includes a how-to video (2 min 42 sec). This step is required for all students who are using the 25Live reservation system for the first time in the 2020-21 academic year.
Space reservations that do not follow these guidelines are subject to cancellation:
For individual use only. Group study is prohibited.
Students are eligible for access to this system during quarters that they are active and enrolled in classes.
Study session reservations can be made up to 3 weeks in advance, starting on the first day of the quarter through the last day of finals week. Space is reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Each reservation can be a max of 120 minutes.
All study spaces MUST be reserved in advance through 25Live. Walk-ups without reservations cannot be accommodated.
Wipe down high-touch surfaces (table, chair) before and after use. Wipes are available at sanitizing stations.
No eating or drinking allowed.
Wear face covering at all times.
At the end of your study session reservation, please remember to:
Erase the whiteboards or glassboards
Log-off the computers
Turn off the lights
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: The space that I want to reserve is not in 25Live. What gives?
A: Study spaces on campus during COVID-19 restrictions are limited. All spaces that are available and reservable are in 25live. Click here to see the full list of study spaces available.
Q: I encountered a problem or saw an error message when using 25Live. Who do I report this to?
A: Please send an email to the Office of the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to restrictions in operations during COVID-19, we are unable to offer non-reservable study spaces on campus.
Scout™ helps students at the University of Washington find campus study spaces, campus food and tech items that meet specific criteria. It is available as a native Android and iOS app as well as a mobile-optimized web app that can be accessed from any desktop computer or mobile device. Learn more at IT Connect.