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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 9/27/22

Please note:  Libraries hours are subject to change pending the evolving public health status, new protocols and/or staff availability. All updates will be posted here as soon as confirmed.


Important Reminders


    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.

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    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 (and open) by protecting each other. #ProtectYourPack!

    • Masks are STRONGLY 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