Practicalities for the USI community

Study and relaxation areas on the Lugano Campus

1. FULL ACCESS STUDY AREAS

The main study areas on the Lugano Campus are:  

  • room 128 ("green tables" room), Main Building (building no. 1), level 1;
  • room 156, Main Building (building no. 1), level 1. The room is generally always available for study purposes, unless booked for courses / exams;
  • room 157, Main Building (building no. 1), level 1. The room is generally always available for study purposes, unless booked for courses / exams;
  • room 159, Main Building (building no. 1), level 1. The room is generally always available for study purposes, unless booked for courses / exams;
  • study area reserved for Master students: this study area is located on the 5th floor of the library building (building no. 6) and is equipped with 92 PCs. It area is not part of the library itself; to access it, please use the side entrance.

All the study areas mentioned above are accessible 24 / 7 using your student card and are covered by the campus Wi-Fi network. Access to PCs is via the CAMPUS account

 

Before and during exam sessions

In addition, the rooms listed below are also available before and during exam sessions:

  • room 250, Main Building (building no. 1), level 2;
  • room 251, Main Building (building no. 1), level 2;
  • room 253, Main Building (building no. 1), level 2;
  • room 254, Main Building (building no. 1), level 2.

These classrooms will always be accessible 24 / 7 during this period.

 

 

2. STUDY AREAS WITH DEFINED SCHEDULES

During the semesters

During the semesters, the full access study areas are complemented by the possibility of using a number of classrooms after the normal lessons. These rooms are available for group work and individual study:

  • For workgroups
    Rooms: 250, 251, 253 and 254, Main Building (building no. 1), level 2
    Schedule: Mon-Fry 5.30PM - 10PM, Sat-Sun 9AM - 6PM – except when special events occur.
  • For individual study
    One or more classrooms will be available on a daily basis, subject to availability. The classrooms and relevant times will be indicated, on a daily basis, on the information display at the entrance to the main building.

 

Before and during exam sessions

In addition to the full access study areas, before and during the exam sessions one or more classrooms will be open for individual study on a daily basis, subject to availability. These additional classrooms, and relevant times, will be indicated, on a daily basis, on the information display at the entrance to the Main Building.

 

 

3. LIBRARY

In addition to the areas mentioned above, there are 200 work stations in the campus library. A number of them are equipped with PCs. The library areas are also covered by the campus Wi-Fi network. During term time and examination sessions, the library is open from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Please consult the library website for further information: https://en.bul.sbu.usi.ch/

 

 

4. RELAXATION AREAS

During breaks, particularly the lunch break, students may use room 120 (Main Building, level 1), which is equipped with a microwave oven. The room is accessible 24 / 7 using your student card.

 

 

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Updated on: 05/05/2019