The Health Sciences Library is open to UAHS affiliates with an active CatCard.
Please review all guidelines here before visiting the library.

 

Rooms & spaces

Quiet study spaces   HSL instructional spaces   HSIB instructional spaces
VR Studios    Reflection Room

Reserve a study room

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If you're a Health Science affiliate, you can reserve a study room online. We offer rooms of differing sizes:

  • Quiet study rooms - 1-2 people (third floor)
  • Group study rooms - 2-4 people (second and third floors)
  • Collaboration rooms - 5-12 people (second floor)

Each reservation can be up to 4 hours and bookings can be made up to 120 days in advance. You can hold multiple reservations each week (up to 36 hours of total reserved time).

If no one in your group shows up, we'll cancel your reservation after 15 minutes. When not reserved, rooms are available first come, first served.

Reserve a study room

Note: The Arizona Health Sciences Library at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus does not currently accept room reservations. All study rooms in Phoenix are available on a first come, first serve basis.

The serious stuff

  • Keep all furniture inside the room.
  • Do not block windows or doors.
  • If we find things left unattended in a room, we'll remove them and store them in a safe place for you.
  • For safe keeping, you can store your belongings in one of our lockers, located near the second floor entrance.

Reserve HSL instructional/meeting spaces

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  • Effective Tuesday, October 1, 2019 the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library has implemented a use fee for HSL 2102 and 2102A. Only credit-bearing courses are exempt.
  • Reservations must be cancelled not less than 24 hours in advance to avoid the Room Use Fee being assessed.   
  • All reservations, Health Sciences or non-Health Sciences, will be charged a 10.5% administrative fee in addition to the room rate to cover general administrative services.
  • Please provide a KFS account during the reservation process, or your request will not be approved.

 

UA Health Sciences Rate* Tucson campus        0-4 hours Full day
Room 2102 - 24 person classroom $60 $120
Room 2102A - 12 person classroom $40 $80
*UA departments affiliated with the University of Arizona Health Sciences Colleges
UA non-Health Sciences Rate* Tucson campus 0-4 hours Full day
Room 2102 - 24 person classroom $140 $280
Room 2102A - 12 person classroom $100 $200
*UA departments NOT affiliated with the University of Arizona Health Sciences Colleges

Reserve HSIB instructional spaces

NOTE: this link is to reserve instructional spaces only using the UAHS Astra Scheduling system.  To reserve study spaces in HSIB, please use the libraries' reservation system.

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Reserve a VR Studio at HSL

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       VR Studios

  • VR users must be trained on proper use and equipment care prior to use.
  • For technical issues STOP immediately and contact library staff.  
  • Equipment and cables may only be moved by staff.
  • Studio reservations can be made online in 30-minute intervals for up to 2 hours.
  • Course related VR sessions have priority over gaming. Reservations may be rescheduled or canceled.
  • Reservation no-shows will be canceled after fifteen minutes. 
  • Food and beverages are prohibited, water is permitted.
  • The Code of Conduct will be used to enforce the Studios policy.
Safety Recommendations
  • Bring a partner with you.
  • Take breaks every 20 minutes.  
  • Be aware of cables during use.
  • Secure controllers to your wrist. 
  • Stay within the boundary grid during use.
  • Remove headset and sit down if you feel discomfort.
  • Consult your doctor before using the VR equipment if you have a pre-existing medical condition (e.g. heart ailment, anxiety disorders, or PTSD).

Reflection Room Policy

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       Reflection Room

The Library’s Reflection Room (2101D) is dedicated for use by University of Arizona students, faculty, residents/fellows, and staff for quiet reflection. The following rules govern the use of this resource:

  • The Reflection Room is intended for silent reflection.
  • The Reflection Room is not to be used as a study space or sleeping area.
  • The Reflection Room is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please use the open/in-use signage while occupying and departing the room.
  • No organized services or scheduled reoccurring events are permitted.
  • Please respect others while the room is in use and limit your stay to 30 minutes if others are waiting.
  • Electronic devices must be silenced.
  • Food and beverages are prohibited, water is permitted.
  • No candles, incense burning or other smoke, fume, fragrance or flame-inducing elements are allowed.
  • Room furnishings placed in the room by the Library must remain in the room.  Other library furnishing shall not be moved into the room.
  • Personal items brought into the Reflection Room to aid in reflection practice must be removed by the person who brought them in. Users shall return the space to the original set-up.
  • The Library is not responsible for items left in the Reflection Room.
  • The Code of Conduct will be used to enforce the Reflection Room policy. Anyone in violation of the policy will be asked to leave the room by Library administrators, faculty or staff, and/or university authorities. Repeated violations my result in banning individuals from the space.

 

 

We appreciate your feedback, please email us at library@arizona.edu.   Thank you!

Last updated Feb 13, 2020 by cdstewart