Answered By: Reference Desk
Last Updated: Oct 27, 2016     Views: 364

Reserve a group study room using the WSU Library Meeting Room Booking System while on campus or via the VPN off-campus.

To reserve a study room, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the WSU Meeting Room Booking System (Virtual EMS). 
  2. Click on My Account, then Log In
  3. Log in with your StarID and password
  4. Under Reservations, select Library Study Room Request
  5. Fill in the information on the left, and click Find Space
  6. Click the green cross to select your room, then click on the Details tab
  7. The Details tab should be filled out as follows:
    • Event name: Your study group name
    • Event type: Supplemental Learning
    • Group: Click on the magnifying glass, search for Individual Student. Select using the green cross
    • 1st contact: Individual Student
    • Email: Your Winona State University email address
  8. Click Submit. This will bring you to a confirmation page
  9. You should receive an email confirming your reservation

If your reservation falls within the policies below, it will be automatically added to the schedule.

Study room usage policies:

  • A maximum of three hour per slot.
  • No more than two slots per week for each individual student.
  • If you do not show up 15 minutes after your reservation, another student can use that room for the remainder of the time (until the next reservation).
  • Please do not sign up for a room if you do not plan to use it.
  • Reservations cannot be made more than 7 days in advance.
  • Reservations in violation of the above polices will be subject to deletion by system administrators without notification.

Note: Student group study rooms are designated for group study for WSU students. Also, the rooms are not sound-proof, so please be courteous of your neighbors.