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Virtual Group Study Spaces

During the ongoing COVID pandemic, while our group and individual study rooms are closed, we are highlighting alternative "virtual" group study spaces.

These spaces may be synchronous and/or asynchronous in nature. Below are some possible options:


Synchronous spaces:

  • CANVAS Conference spaces (all students must be within the same class)
  • Zoom meetings
    • 1-on-1 meetings with no time limit
    • 40-minute limit for three or more people
    • Free host account required, no account or special software required for attendees
    • Request an account from the HUB (if desired)
  • Skype meeting
    • all attendees must have a Skype account
  • Google Meetups video conferencing
    • through your Google account; use the start a meeting option
  • Google Duo video calling
    • all must have a Google account; up to 12 attendees
  • Mobile device conference/calling apps:


Asynchronous spaces:

Orientation and Training Sessions:

  • tutorials are found above for each tool
  • request a live help session on any of these options

NOTE: Also see our Warde map and instructions to view available study spaces

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