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Learn the basics of how to put in a reservation request for a study or conference room.

General Meeting Restrictions

  • Individuals and groups may reserve rooms up to a total of 4 hours per day.
  • Reservations need to be made at least 1 day in advance.
  • Use of non-reserved rooms is first-come, first-served.
  • If you require a specific room, please contact the information desk to make arrangements.
  • For full information, including classroom spaces, see: Room Use Policies & Priorities

Access Astra

Access the Astra Scheduler software via your WOU Portal page

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Login using your WOU ID and password.

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Click the link in near the middle of the screen to to be taken to the request form.

 

Select the 'Hamersly Library Event Request' to proceed.

 

Fill in the basic request form details

Your name and WOU email will automatically be populated in the request window.

  1. Please assign a unique group name
  2. Indicate the number of individuals who will be in the room at one time.
  3. Proceed using the 'Add Meeting' link.
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Single meeting request

  1. Select the start and end times (remember the 4-hour limitation)
  2. Select the date for the meeting (same start/end date)
  3. Click 'Add Meeting' to proceed
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Multiple meeting request

  1. Select the dates you'd like to request a meeting.
    • Selected dates are in dark blue
    • The current date will be in light blue
  2. Select the start and end times (remember the 4-hour limitation)
  3. Click the  to generate the meetings as a list in the right-side box. The default group name will mimic the event name, but you can change it. 
  4. Click the +/- symbol to see all meetings in the group.
  5. Click 'Add Meeting' to proceed

 

 

 

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Recurring meeting request

  1. Select the Start and End Time (remember 4-hour reservation limit)
  2. Select how the meeting should recur (daily, weekly, monthly)
  3. For weekly recurring meetings, choose which days of the week the meeting will be (e.g. Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday)
  4. Select the first date you'd like your reservation to Start
  5. Select the End Date for your reservation.
  6. Review the 'Recurrence Summary' to confirm.
  7. Click 'Add Meeting' to proceed
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(Optional) selecting a room

Note: If you require use of a specific room, such as a conference room to practice a presentation, please contact the information desk directly. Otherwise, you may be reassigned a different room based on the number of people in your group.

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  1. Click the 'Request Rooms' link to procced.

Room Selection

  1. Click the 'Room' column to sort the rooms numerically
  2. Select an available room of choice
    • Green: Selected
    • Yellow: Room is not available on a specific date of a multi- or recurring reservation request
    • Red: Room is unavailable.
  3. Information about the room can be seen by hovering over the small target icon.
  4. Once finished, click the 'OK' button.

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Submitting Completed Request

Click the 'Submit' button to send your request to the library staff. You will receive a total of two (2) emails from Astra regarding your request:

1) That the request was submitted,

3) A final confirmation email with approved dates/times and room assignments.

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