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UMSI classrooms in North Quad

Within North Quad, UMSI has four dedicated classrooms. Two larger classrooms, 1255 NQ and 2255 NQ feature tiered seating, multiple projection screens and HD Videoconferencing. Two smaller classrooms, 1285 NQ and 2245 NQ offer movable tables and chairs for flexible seating arrangements. All four classrooms have state-of-the-art audiovisual technology. While most UMSI classes are held in North Quad, UMSI has access to many other classrooms both in North Quad and across campus through the UM class scheduling system.

Group project meeting spaces

Throughout North Quad, there are many spaces to facilitate meeting about projects or to exchange ideas. There are several UMSI project meeting rooms that are available to UMSI students on a first-come, first-served basis and are accessible using your Mcard. In addition to these rooms, there are also a number of collaborative work spaces in the North Quad, such as the Media Gateway and Space 2435, that include video-teleconferences and electronic media sharing and editing. From poster sessions to design jams to social activities, students are encouraged to make the most of what North Quad has to offer.

Groups of students can reserve 1278 and 1272 North Quad for group project work (other project rooms are available first come, first served).  Reservations can be make through the Sharepoint Calendar using your active directory username and password. Each room includes a flat-screen monitor and whiteboards.

The Media Gateway Team Rooms and Alcoves, located on the first floor, are available to reserve in advance for group or individual work. Each room contains a table and chairs and an LCD monitor. 1150 A and B have white boards and 1150 A and C have mediascape tables with built-in laptop connections.

UMSI student lounge

The UMSI Student Lounge, 1295 North Quad, is divided into an exterior social lounge and an interior study lounge. The social lounge is a place for students to relax between classes, eat meals, study, and meet for group work. This lounge is equipped with one large refrigerator, and a microwave oven. Vending machines are available for students' convenience, as is an on-campus telephone, computers, and a printer. The interior study lounge is designed to provide a place for quiet study. The Student Lounge is locked at all times. UMSI students need their Mcard to enter the space via card swipe access.

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