General Information

Room Reservations

Open Group Study Rooms

Rooms 405-415 are Open Group Study Rooms located on the west end of the Fourth Floor of the Grainger Engineering Library. These rooms can be reserved on a first come, first serve basis up to 14 days in advance by any faculty, staff or student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, using their @illinois.edu email account. Visit this link for more information on how to reserve Open Group Study Rooms.

CARE Group Study Rooms

Rooms 401-404, located on the west end of the Fourth Floor of the Grainger Engineering Library are rooms that are available by reservation for College of Engineering students only. These rooms are reserved by staff from the Center for Academic Resources in Engineering (CARE). 55-inch monitors in these rooms are available for students to use by connecting the monitors to their laptops with a VGA cable. Requests for a CARE Group Study Room must be made a minimum of 48 hours (Monday-Friday) in advance. For more information on reserving a CARE Group Study Room, visit: http://search.grainger.uiuc.edu/top/reservations.html.

Conference rooms

Conference Rooms range from small to large and can be found on the second and third floors of the Grainger Engineering Library. These rooms are primarily used for formal meetings, workshops and seminars and can only be requested by groups affiliated with the College of Engineering, CITES and the University Library. No food is allowed unless authorized in advance. Requests for a Conference room must be made a minimum of 48 hours (Monday-Friday) in advance. For more information on reserving a Conference room, visit: http://search.grainger.uiuc.edu/top/reservations.html.

Computers

Grainger Library maintains public computer terminals (4) on the 1st floor. In addition, the library offers a cluster of computers on the east side of the 1st floor that require an Active Directory Password for access.

NOTE: The Engineering Workstation Labs (EWS) located on the lower level and the fourth floor can only be used by College of Engineering students.

UIUC students may print from the cluster computers or from their laptops by charging the print jobs to their student accounts. Grainger has 6 printers on the first floor: 4 b&w and 2 color. College of Engineering students must use EWS machines to use their school printing quota.

Printing, Scanning & Copying

UIUC students may print from the 1st floor cluster computers by charging their student accounts. To use their school printing quota, College of Engineering students must print with EWS machines on the 4th floor or lower level.

Flatbed scanners and a book scanner are available on the first floor. Patrons who are not using the computers to scan materials may be asked to move.

There are photocopiers available on every floor except 4th floor. Copies may be made with a valid I-card, or a photocopy card. Photocopy cards can be charged and purchased at the dispenser on the first floor (minimum $1). All copy machines reduce and enlarge but do not print double-sided. Copies are 20 each.

Engineering Workstations (EWS)

The Engineering Workstations Computer Labs are located on the Lower Level and the 4th floor center Grainger. EWS is only available to Engineering students. Hours of operation are typically the same as the Grainger library, though the lower level lab is often closed during breaks. Both labs have printers for Engineering students redeeming their printing quota. For more information visit the EWS website.

Writers Workshop

The Writer's Workshop is in Room 402. Call 217-333-8796 to schedule an appointment. Visit the Center for Writing Studies website for their schedule and more information.

CARE Tutoring

The Center for Academic Resources in Engineering (CARE) provides a study area and tutoring services on the 4th floor of Grainger Library. Visit the CARE website for their schedule and more information.

Building Tours

Grainger Engineering Library offers tours of the library by appointment only with a miniumum of 48 hours notice. Please contact Grainger staff for more information.