Study carrel bookings at Davis Centre Library

Last updated: September 11, 2020, 9:23 a.m.

Masks must be worn at all times | A minimum of two metres social distancing is required | Frequent hand washing or sanitization is encouraged


Welcome! These study spaces are available to University of Waterloo students, staff and faculty members starting September 8.

  • Fifty study carrels are available for booking
  • Monday to Friday
  • Bookings are for 3-hour time periods
  • Bookings are staggered 10 minutes apart in order to ensure social distancing
  • Morning time periods start at 9 a.m., afternoons start at 1 p.m.
  • Maximum one booking per day per user
  • Maximum two bookings per week per user
  • A WatIAM user ID is required for booking a carrel
  • Carrels and chairs are sanitized each night and again during the lunch break

There are three steps to the booking process:

  1. Health Assessment and Library Use Policy
  2. Creating a booking
  3. Arrival and check in