Rooms & Equipment at Polacksbacken Campus

Campus Polacksbacken offers high-quality facilities for teaching, lectures and meetings. Most premises and equipment in the area are booked in TimeEdit, either by the user or through the departments’ schedulers. Students can book rooms for group work at www.uu.se/goto/grupprum.

► Reference list of all bookable premises at Polacksbacken.

Need to rent a room?

You can rent classrooms for conferences and meetings if the premises are vacant, but educational use always has priority. Find information about renting rooms here.

Read more about the premises at Polacksbacken and the equipment Campus Management provides via the links below.

Rooms

Equipment

SERENITY ROOM, RESTING ROOMS & CHANGING ROOMS

Serenity room

Ångström Laboratory has a room for reflection, prayer and meditation, room 1K1667 (to the far south on the first basement level). The room is open during the day from 07:00 to 17:00 and cannot be reserved.

Resting rooms

If you suddenly become ill or have a personal crisis, there are resting rooms available at both ITC and Ångström. All resting rooms have a bed, bedside lamp, blanket and pillow.

Use of resting rooms are your own responsibility. If you want someone to check in on you, make an agreement with an appropriate person willing to do so. Please note the following usage information:

  • If you use an Emergency call button, it may take 30 minutes for a response/assistance to arrive. The Emergency call button is linked to Uppsala University’s security contractor.
     
  • In addition to cleaning of the premises as needed, Campus Management checks the resting room and its contents once a week. If you find a problem or an issue in a resting room, please report this to Campus Management.

Room:

Availability:

Washbasin:

Occupied:

Emergency call button:

ITC 1160

Staff: Department key
Students: Via staff in the department service (room ITC 2204) or other ITC staff who are available

No

Sign

No

ITC 2256

Staff: Department key
Students: Via staff in the department service (room ITC 2204) or other ITC staff who are available

No

Light signal

Yes

Angstrom 1K108

Staff: Campus card
Students: The reception in Ångström Laboratory has temporary cards.

Yes

Sign

Yes

Angstrom 1K116

Staff: Campus card
Students: The reception in Ångström Laboratory has temporary cards.

Yes

Sign

Yes

Angstrom 1K1231

Staff: Campus card
Students: The reception in Ångström Laboratory has temporary cards.

Yes

Sign

Yes

Changing stations

Restrooms with changing stations can be found at Ångström Laboratory in the 1025 WC for the disabled (Building 1, floor 0, between Buildings 4 and 5) and in the 12735 WC for the disabled (Building 1, floor 2, outside Building 8). There currently is no changing stations at Information Technology Centre.

COMPUTER ROOMS

At Polacksbacken there are student computer rooms for both teaching and general use. Scheduled instruction always has priority and other users should choose a different computer room if instruction is ongoing in a room. If all rooms are full, you may ask a teacher for permission to sit in the room where instruction is in progress.

Computer rooms at the Information Technology Centre (ITC)

The computer systems support group at the Department of Information Technology is responsible for the nine computer rooms at ITC. Information from Computer Operations about the computer rooms can be found below:

Computer rooms at Ångström Laboratory

The following computer rooms are available at Ångström Laboratory. If you discover problems in the computer rooms at Ångström, please contact support@polacksbacken.uu.se.

Room Number of computers
4102 20
4103 16
4104 16
6K1101 31
6K1107 33

Availability

The computer rooms are open night and day for authorised users. To log in to a computer, you need a student account. Log in with your username and Password A.

To enter computer rooms, you need an access card. Degree programme students in the Civil and Bachelor of Science in Engineering programmes, the technical foundation year and the Bachelor’s programmes in physics and mathematics automatically gain access to the computer rooms with their access cards. Normally students enrolled in freestanding courses at Ångström Laboratory also have access to the computer rooms. If you do not have an access card, contact keys & access card services.

GROUP ROOMS & STUDY Spots

Group rooms for students are to be in use within 15 minutes. Vacant rooms may be used by another group 15 minutes after the start of the booking period. Booking periods begin every full hour. Students’ group rooms are booked online.

Group rooms at the Information Technology Centre are located on floor 1 in the northern part of Building 1 and on floor 1 in the middle of Building 2. Tables and chairs have also been placed in these corridors for study and group work. Additional areas with study places are in the corridors on floor 5 of Buildings 1 and 2.

Group rooms at Ångström Laboratory are located on floor 0 in Buildings 1, 2, 4 and 8. In addition to these rooms, you will find many areas with study places in the public areas of Building 1.

The Uthgård student union building for the Uppsala Union of Engineering and Science Students (UTN) has study places and other areas and services. Read more about UTN and Uthgård here.

Experimental classrooms

There are two experimental classrooms at Polacksbacken. The rooms can be reserved through the departments’ schedulers. Read more about e-learning and experimental learning spaces here.

Ångström 6K1113

This hall contains five round tables with space for 45 students. Each table is equipped with six computer connections (the equipment does not include computers), a TV screen, a whiteboard and microphones.
The room’s projector can display an image from any table or the teacher’s computer on a common screen (the projector is controlled from a panel to the right in the image).

ITC 6140

Room ITC 6140 is in Building 6 with the same entrance as Polacksbacken’s Lecture Hall (Aula). The hall is furnished for 90 students with tables and chairs on wheels so the furniture can be rearranged easily. Download suggestions for different ways to arrange the furnishings.

Lunch, uppehållsrum & studentskåp

Information Technology Centre (ITC)

There are common rooms and student spaces at the UTH-gård (Building 73) and in the basement of Buildings 1 and 2 at ITC. These rooms have microwave ovens to warm food. Showers are available in Building 1 on floor 0.

Ångström Laboratory

Common rooms and student spaces with access to microwave ovens are located in Building 1 on floor K1 (basement level) under Hägg Hall (Häggsalen). Showers are located in Buiilding 1 on floor K1.

Student lockers

Polacksbacken has many lockers for students. They can use lockers from the start of the semester (September) to the end of the semester (June). Students provide their own padlocks. Empty the locker and remove the padlock by 20 June. Locks on lockers after this date will be removed.

Please leave a note with your name, e-mail and phone number inside the locker. Any forgotten items are left at the reception in Ångström Laboratory.

  • Information Technology Centre: Lockers are on floor 0 in Buildings 1 and 2
  • Ångström Laboratory: Lockers are located on floor K1 under the reception

Restaurants on Campus Polacksbacken

Special rules regarding studing at Café Ångström: The tables in Café Ångström (Ångström Laboratory, Building 1, floor 0) are reserved for paying lunch guests weekdays between 11:00 and 13:00.

The Food Council

The Food Council meets once per semester with our restaurant owners to improve the range of food offered in the campus area. The council includes the area’s restaurant managers, representatives from the departments and the Uppsala Union of Engineering and Science Students’ café manager.

MEETING ROOMS

Meeting rooms for staff are booked in TimeEdit. Maps for each room can be found using the links below. Some information about the rooms is also available in the TimeEdit booking system.

Meeting room at the Information Technology Centre (ITC)
 

Room Seats Miscellaneous
ITC 1345 12 Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard, overhead projector (OH).
ITC 1406 12 Large-screen TV, whiteboard, overhead projector (OH).
ITC 2414b 16 Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.

Video conference equipment is stored here, booked separately.
ITC 2415b 12 Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard, overhead projector (OH).
ITC 4306 * 20 Loudspeakers, whiteboard. Projector (EB-485Wi) with two Interactive Pens (manual and drivers available at Epson Support).

Conference phone (shared with room 4308): 018-471 6274.
ITC 4308 * about 50 Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.

Conference phone (shared with room 4306): 018-471 6274.
ITC 6143 16 Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.
ITC 19204 * 14 Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.

* These rooms belong to the Department of Information Technology. Can be booked by other departments when needed.

Meeting rooms at Ångström Laboratory
 

Room Seats Miscellaneous
Ång 10234 13 + 7 The Middle Room: Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.

Conference phone: 018 471 5881
Ång 10238 23 + 8 Beurling Room: Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.

Conference phone: 018 471 5896
Ång 10239 13 + 5 Rosetta Room: Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.
Ång 12630 8 Eva von Bahr’s Room: Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.
Ång 13167 18 +16 Southern Faculty Room: Interactive digital whiteboard and conference screen. 
Ång 2371 14 Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.
Ång 3419 11 + 13 Projector, loudspeakers, whiteboard.
Ång 62416 *
Ång 63416 * 12 Celsius Room (NOTE: the room is locked; see information in TimeEdit).
Ång 73101 * 20 Hiorter’s Room (NOTE: the room is locked; see information in TimeEdit)
Ång 73121 * 20 The Oseenska Room
Ång 80412
Ång 82114 * 12
Ång 84117 10 The Freja Room

* These rooms belong to the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Can be booked by other departments when needed.