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Reserve a study place in the CMB

Number of study places is expanded
07 September 2021
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Due to the relaxation of the corona measures, the number of study places in the CMB is expanded. Some of the study places must be reserved in advance, some of the places are freely accessible without reservation. Group rooms mus always be reserved.

Study places with reservation

With the reservation tool you can reserve a study place or a group room in the

  • CMB Library (basement)
  • CMB Silent Study Areas (ground floor): both floors

You can choose:

  • Seat with computer - only in the CMB Library
  • Seat without computer
    Preference for a specific zone? Go directly to: 'Windmill' zone; 'Hoornseplas' zone; 'Poppy' zone
  • Group room (for 1-2 persons, with computer) - only in the CMB Library

Study places without reservation

These are the places where you can go without making a reservation first:

  • CMB Library (basement):
    • the front row of PCs (no. 1-5)
    • the workshop room (only if there is no workshop).
      We always indicate next to the door of the CMB workshop room whether and when there is a workshop. The workshop room can be found at the back of the CMB Library.
  • CMB Zorg (CMC 4th floor): only accessible with a UMCG card!

How to book and check in?

In short:

  • If you have opened the reservation tool, choose a category (with PC /without PC / group room).
  • Click on the desired start time and then choose an end time.
  • You can book up to a week in advance.
  • Save your confirmation email, because it contains the code you need when checking in
  • On arrival, check in with the QR code on your table (or ask at the lending desk, we can also check you in)


Questions? Mail / chat / call / WhatsApp us!

Or walk through this short, embedded tutorial (4 slides).

Or watch this short video about booking and checking in at the library (in Dutch):

Check in with a QR code

Check-in at the CMB

If you have reserved a study place, you will receive a confirmation email containing a code.

When you arrive at the CMB, you can go directly to your table and check in yourself:

  1. Scan the QR code on your table
  2. Enter the code from your confirmation e-mail

Note: If you haven't checked in 15 minutes after the start time, your reservation will automatically expire.

If you cannot come, we appreciate it if you cancel the reservation via the link in the email, so that someone else can reserve the spot.

Booking limits

At the moment, you can book up to a week in advance.

Corona rules

Also in the library you have to adhere to the corona rules:

  • Always wear a face mask when you walk, you can take it off when you sit.
  • You can clean your study place with the available cleaning materials
  • Use the dispenser at the entrance to disinfect your hands

We ask that you do not come if you are unwell or have symptoms of Covid-19.

What else is open?

Last modified:02 December 2021 12.01 p.m.
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