Using the Studio during COVID-19

The Studio will be open during Wilson Library open hours. Users must wear a mask per University policy, stay at least six feet away from others, and wash hands frequently. There will be no events, meetings, or Visualization Wall reservations scheduled until further notice. Questions about the Studio can be directed to Lacie McMillin (mice0018@umn.edu).

Reserving Wilson Studio Spaces for Small Groups

Need to reserve a space for a small group? Wilson Studio's Team Meeting Room (180C) or Business Research & Data Lab (180D) might be a good fit. To reserve either of these spaces, please visit the Libraries space reservation system. You can book these spaces up to two weeks in advance for up to two hours per day per person. We give priority to groups of two or more. Remember to mind the clock. If not claimed within 15 minutes of the start of your reservation, the space will revert to first-come, first-served.

Team Meeting Room (180C):

  • 75-inch, 4K monitor; Connected to PC, wireless keyboard, and mouse
  • Video conferencing equipment: Logitech GROUP HD Video Conferencing System Bundle; Soundbar (mounted to monitor)
  • Wired internet access
  • 8 chairs, oblong table
  • Wall-mounted whiteboard

Business Research & Data Lab (180D):

  • Bloomberg Professional Terminal (use of this room by individual researchers is acceptable)
  • Two 55-inch, 4K monitors
  • Video conferencing equipment: Logitech GROUP HD Video Conferencing System Bundle; Soundbar (mounted to monitor)
  • 8 chairs, 3 moveable tables
  • Moveable whiteboard

Reserving Wilson Studio Main Room for Large Events

Faculty and academic departments partnering with the Libraries are able to reserve the Wilson Studio for symposia, presentations, lectures, hackathons, bootcamps, and other university events related to research and collaboration.

Reservable event spaces include:

  • West Half of Main Room - 2 week notice required; capacity for 10-35 people
  • Full Main Room - 1 month notice required; capacity for 250

The Studio may be reserved through a mediated process via the Wilson Research Collaboration Studio (Wilson 180) Space Request Form.

Students, student groups, alumni, and guest or unaffiliated users are not eligible to reserve the Wilson Studio for events.

Wilson Studio Main Room layout

Team Meeting Room 180C

Business Research & Data Lab 180D

Wilson Studio - west half of main room

Wilson Studio - full main room