Connecting to Hawkwifi:
- View available networks on your device and select Hawkwifi.
- Enter your UNCW username and password.
- Accept security certificate, if prompted to do so.
- Domain is UNCW if prompted to enter it.
This secure network can be used by visiting faculty, staff and students if their educational institution is a participant. All UNCW faculty, staff and students can securely access the Internet from any other participating educational institution worldwide via the eduroam network.
See UNCW's ITSD "Connect to UNCW's Wireless Networks" webpage for more assistance.
Lost & found is located at the Circulation desk.
- Photocopiers are located on the first floor of the library in the Learning Commons.
- There is one coin operated copier located on the yellow wall in the Learning Commons ($0.10 a copy).
- All other copiers require a UNCW One Card or visitor card. They can be found in the Learning Commons.
- Copying charges are .15 per page (coin copier), .10 per page (visitor card) and .08 when the UNCW One Card is used.
- You may deposit money to your card in the library at the Value Transfer Station. UNCW patrons can add money to their UNCW One Card online and can use iPrint money for photocopying.
- One Minolta Microform copier ($0.10 a copy) and Two Digital Microform Machines connect to iPrint are located on the second floor near Government Documents.
- High-volume copying (as opposed to smaller printing needs) may also be done the iPrint Business Center, located in the back of Randall (near TAC), for B&W 1-2 pages $0.27 per side, 3+ pages $0.10 per side; Color $0.45 per side.
A courtesy phone is available in the lobby of the library.
- When you get an email from the library stating that your material is ready for pick up, visit the Circulation Desk and tell staff you are picking up your hold.
- If you are a faculty or staff member, you may request that your held items be mailed to your campus address by contacting the circulation staff at 910-962-3272.
- Books, DVDs and other physical items on course reserves are kept behind the Circulation Desk. Just bring the call number and your UNCW OneCard to the desk and ask for the item.
- Be sure to return the course reserves item(s) to the Circulation Desk when finished.
- Most items checked out from Randall Library, including Interlibrary Loan items, may be returned to the Circulation desk when the library is open or deposited in one of our two item return stations when the library is closed.
- We have one item return box by Parking Lot D (directly beside the library) and an item return slot in the wall to the left of the library's main entrance.
- Items with very limited check-out periods, such as course reserve materials, and fragile or temperature-sensitive items should be returned directly to the Circulation desk whenever possible.
- You do not need to present ID when returning items.
As of June 2017, TAC discontinued checking out headphones due to maintenance and durability issues. You can purchase headphones from TAC Repairs.
Headphones for visitors are secured to the visitor computers; available for use when using the computers.
- Group study rooms are available for groups of two or more on the first and second floors of the library. See first floor map and second floor map for locations.
- They can be reserved online via our Group Study Room Reservations calendar.
- The rooms may be reserved and used by currently enrolled students, staff and faculty of UNCW.
- Reservations are for a maximum of two hours a day per group, and no more than 2 reservations per group per week.
- Reservations can be made up to 2 weeks in advance.
- View our Group Study Room Use and Reservation Policies page for more information.
- Groups can only set up tables outside in the plaza area (beyond the front steps). To reserve a table to set-up outside the library, contact Campus Life at clreservations [at] uncw.edu, 910-962-4150.
- The Vestibule area inside the library must be kept clear of obstructions for safe entrance & exit from the building. No solicitation and no groups are allowed to set up tables in this space.
You can charge your iPhone, Android, iPad or other tablets at TAC, compliments of UNCW ITS:
- Charging Kiosk: provides six secure lockers to store your device while it charges so you can leave your device safely unattended. The Charging Kiosk is located near the bathrooms on the first floor.
- Charging Area: provides four charging stations so you can charge your mobile device while working on your laptop or studying. The Charging Area is located by TAC on the first floor.
- Check out a portable battery at TAC.
- Go to Reserve Group Study Room.
- Click on the date that you need (from the drop-down list that reads "view a different day").
- Click on the “1045” tab.
- Click on the time slot that you want to reserve.
- Fill out the form that follows. You can expect a reminder e-mail within 24 hours of your scheduled reservation.
View Map to locate the Tech Enhanced Collaboration Space (TECS), Room 1045.
Students, staff, and faculty may check out our media viewing cart at the circulation desk for use in the library. The cart is equipped with the following:
- Region free BluRay player
- Standard BluRay player
- DVD/VHS combination player
The second floor of Randall Library has been designated a Quiet Zone. The library's Noise and Cell Phone policy and Patron Behavior are enforced in the Quiet Zone. Patrons in this space are asked to keep noise to a minimum or relocate to a group study room or the library's first floor.
- To reserve a room, visit our Group Study Rooms reservation calendar. Click on the desired time/day in the calendar. You will be asked to login.
- Group Study Rooms are available for groups of two or more on the first and second floors of the library. See the first floor map and second floor map for locations.
- They are available for reservations by UNCW students, staff, and faculty for up to 2 hours a day.
- Please read our Group Study Room Use Policies for more information.