COVID-19 Resources & Updates

Resources and updates related to COVID-19 and the Knowlton community. Changes to building hours, access to facilities, and other important updates will be posted here.

All university requirements apply to Knowlton Hall. As elsewhere on campus, students, faculty and staff must complete a daily health check, wear masks, observe safe distancing requirements, and practice good hand-washing hygiene.

Learn more at Stay Healthy Buckeyes.

Updated November 9, 2020

Preparing for Thanksgiving and Winter Break

The university is encouraging all faculty, staff, and students to reduce their chances of spreading COVID-19 to friends and family by getting a COVID-19 test before leaving campus. Follow the suggested steps to start your break off in a safe and healthy way.

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Knowlton Hall Access

Knowlton Hall is open Monday–Friday and closed weekends. Students can access the building during the below hours only. Faculty and staff have BuckID swipe access during evenings and weekends.

Day Hours
Monday 7 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Student Services Hours Appointments

Student Services is holding virtual and in-person hours as follows. All virtual and in-person hours will be run by our student assistants and will be for questions normally addressed by walk-in hours.

Student Services Virtual Info Desk

Day Hours
Monday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

In-Person Student Services Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tuesday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

All staff and student appointments will continue to be conducted remotely.

Knowlton Hall Facilities Access

Banvard Gallery

The Banvard Gallery will display works throughout autumn semester, but entry into the gallery is not permitted. Visitors can view the exhibitions through the glass partitions inside Knowlton Hall and through the windows on the KSA Café terrace on the north side of Knowlton Hall.

Computer  and Plotting Lab

The computing and plotting lab is accessible Monday–Friday during building hours.

KSA Café

The KSA Café is open. For hours of operation, see University Dining Services.


The MAT/FAB Lab is open for a limited number of hours. Find the current hours for each lab on the MAT/FAB Lab page.

Roof Garden

The Roof Garden is accessible Monday–Friday during building hours.

Quiet Room

The Quiet Room is open Monday–Friday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Architecture Library

The Architecture Library is open Tuesday–Friday. See University Libraries for hours.

Due to reduced seating capacity at library locations, University Libraries will be designating seating at the Architecture Library as available only by reservation.

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