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UW Libraries Operations Updates

UW Bothell and UW Tacoma Libraries may have different operations updates.
Check campus library websites for the most accurate information.

Updated 1/25/23

UW Libraries are operating as usual - no changes to hours or services.




    • Tateuchi East Asia Library is closed for ongoing construction/renovation through spring break 2023. See the Closure Update for more information, including how to access library materials.


    Access for Graduating Students and Non-UW Affiliates (no current Husky Card)

    • Graduating students retain off-campus access to online library collections and databases using Husky OnNet or the off-campus proxy until the second consecutive quarter (excluding Summer) in which you are not enrolled.
    • Users with valid UW Libraries borrowing card/privileges: If you do not have a Husky Card, you can request books from any UW Library with your UW NetID for pick-up at UW Libraries open to the public.

    Helpful Links

  • Faculty Guide
  • Student Guide
  • Welcome Video learn how to access all of the resources available through UW Libraries
  • Free workshops, exhibits, and community events
  • Just ASK US: See all the ways you can connect and get help. The chat service is available 24/7 to help you find available resources, assist with research, and answer questions.
  • Health and Safety

    UW Libraries is committed to keeping our spaces safe for our entire UW community. Everyone who visits the UW Libraries also plays a role in helping to keep UW Libraries safe by protecting each other.

  • Masks are recommended at this time, but not required.
  • Masks are available for all staff and users at all public service desks and other locations across campus.
  • Check your risk- Per UW health and safety protocols: stay home if you have any sign of illness.
  • Cleaning supplies: All service desks have alcohol wipes specifically for cleaning computer keyboards and hand sanitizer available to all, with additional hand sanitizing stations at entry/exit points.
  • See also Libraries ventilation and COVID safety best practices to meet or exceed COVID standards