Classroom Use Policies

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HSEC*

*Includes all classrooms in the HSEC Building and on 2nd & 3rd floors of PWB, except PWB 2-470

Astra Schedule is the official schedule

Paper schedules are posted outside the classrooms weekly and may not reflect recent changes

To view the most recent schedule for this room click here.

When NOT scheduled via Health Sciences Classroom Services this classroom is available as a SHARED study space for students registered in health science schools and programs, from 6:00am-12:00am.

Card access is required for non-scheduled study use. Request HSEC classroom card access through your health science school or program.

Do's and Don'ts

If you are using these rooms, please note the following:

  • These rooms are automatically LOCKED unless scheduled by Health Sciences Classroom Services.
  • Use of these rooms are intended for pre-approved health sciences students, faculty and staff.
  • These rooms are NOT available for study after 12am/midnight.
  • These rooms are first and foremost a classroom and it must remain ready for teaching.
    • Do NOT move furniture in or out of these rooms.
    • Return tables and chairs back to their original configuration.
    • Dispose of your trash. If there are spills or large amounts of waste, please call the Facilities Management Call Center at 612-624-2900.
    • You are responsible for removing all of your belongings after room use!
  • This is a SHARED resource; not a private study space.
  • Do NOT prop the doors open to circumvent auto-locks.
  • Do NOT cover the glass on the door at any time.
  • Do NOT post your own signs over posted schedules at any time.
  • Do NOT use this space for sleeping purposes.
  • While these rooms are in use, lights MUST remain ON at all times.
  • Custodians will clean the rooms beginning at 9:30 pm M-F, including whiteboards. 

Any use other than described above is considered UNAUTHORIZED use of the space.  Security WILL be monitoring these rooms and you may be asked to produce your UCard. Failure to follow these and other posted policies may result in loss of access to these spaces for study.

Additional study space can be located here.

For assistance with classroom technology, call 612-626-7800 and press option “1” for Classroom Support.

Please email [email protected] or call 612-626-7800 option 2 with questions or concerns.

Diehl Computer Lab

Health Sciences Classroom Services (HSCS) manages one computer lab, located in Diehl Hall, comprising of Diehl 535 and 545.  The use of this space is intended for educational programs and testing.

Diehl 535 classroom is outfitted with 45 workstations, each with desktop computers. The adjacent space, Diehl 545, may seat up to 20 additional guests.  Diehl 545 can be outfitted with up to 9 laptops with WiFi access.  When laptops are installed in Diehl 545, capacity is limited to 9 workstations.

There are 4 additional office spaces located adjacent to Diehl 535 which may be used for private testing with advance notice to HSCS staff. These office spaces do not house computers.  If a computer is needed for private testing,  HSCS staff will pull a device from either Diehl 535 or Diehl 545. Room users may also provide their own device.

We request NO FOOD in the Diehl computer lab.

Priority scheduling for the Learning Commons 

1. Testing Requirements for Health Science (HS) Schools 

  • Shelf examinations
  • Subject examinations
  • Web-based course testing 

2. Test Preparations for National and State Board Exams

  • Advanced Clinical Assessments
  • ATI NCLEX.

3. Computer-based Training

  • Requests will be filled after HS exam needs are met.

The Diehl Computer Lab is not available for semester-long, credit courses. 

Diehl Computer Lab Technology Support

Technology Services are provided by Health Sciences Classroom Services

  • Technology orientation
  • Updated work stations
  • Preloading of testing software
  • On-call support during scheduled programming
  • HSCS does not provide a dedicated room technician due to limited staff resources.
All Other Classrooms

Astra Schedule is the official schedule

Paper schedules are posted outside the classrooms weekly and may not reflect recent changes

To view the most recent schedule for this room click here.

When NOT scheduled via Health Sciences Classroom Services this classroom is available as a SHARED study space for any University of Minnesota student from 7:00am - 10:00pm

Do's and Don'ts

If you are using these rooms, please note the following:

  • These rooms will automatically LOCK at 10pm.
  • These rooms are NOT available for study from 10pm-6am.
  • These rooms are first and foremost a classroom and it must remain ready for teaching.
    • Do NOT move furniture in or out of these rooms.
    • Return tables and chairs back to their original configuration.
    • Dispose of your trash. If there are spills or large amounts of waste, please call the Facilities Management Call Center at 612-624-2900.
    • You are responsible for removing all of your belongings after room use!
  • This is a SHARED resource; not a private study space.
  • Do NOT prop the doors open to circumvent auto-locks.
  • Do NOT cover the glass on the doors at any time.
  • Do NOT post your own signs over posted schedules at any time.
  • Do NOT use this space for sleeping purposes.
  • While room is in use, lights MUST remain ON at all times.
  • Custodians will clean the rooms beginning at 9:30 pm M-F, including whiteboards. 

Any use other than described above is considered UNAUTHORIZED use of the space.  Security WILL be monitoring these rooms and you may be asked to produce your UCard. Failure to follow these and other posted policies may result in loss of these spaces for study.

Additional study space can be located here.

For assistance with classroom technology, call 612-626-7800 and press option “1” for Classroom Support.

Please email [email protected] or call 612-626-7800 option 2 with questions or concerns.