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Reserving group rooms

Students can reserve group rooms at UiO by using Outlook or OWA (Webmail).

Group rooms at the library:

Some of the libraries use other reservation tools.   

Can't see the room you want to book?

If the room you want to book does not appear in Outlook / webmail, the department probably uses another solution. See the department's web pages.


Following are the rules for reserving group rooms:

  • Group rooms can only be reserved for a maximum of two hours.
  • You can only reserve a room up to 14 days in advance.
  • Recurring meetings are not allowed.
  • There must be at least two participants (students) to be allowed to reserve a room.

Reserving with Webmail

Go to mail.uio.no and log in. Choose Calendar in the top right corner.

Calendar-button in OWA

Choose New event in the top left corner.

Use the "New Event"-button

Fill out time and give the meeting a name.

Choose room by clicking Add room.

Add a room to the event you made

Choose the correct room list. They all begin with "Kollokvierom" (Norwegian) followed by the building name:


Room list

After choosing the correct room list, you should get a list of all free rooms:

List of all the free rooms from the room list you chose

Choose a room and invite participants.

Click Send to send the request.

You will recieve an e-mail which tells you if you have been allowed to reserve the room or not.

You can read more about reserving rooms with Webmail here (Norwegian).

Opening the calendar of a room

You can open the calendar of a specific room in order to see if it is free.

Right click Other calendars to the left and choose Open calendar. Type in OJD in From directory and click Search. Choose a room and click Open.

You may choose a calendar for a single day, a week or a month.

Mobile units

It is also possible to reserve a room from a mobile unit, but mobile units does not allow you to see if the room is free before you try to reserve it.

Published Jan. 30, 2017 1:18 PM - Last modified July 9, 2021 10:26 AM