Library, computing and other resources


UCL has a substantial collection of Mathematics books in the library. The Mathematics collection is on the 3rd floor of the Science Library in the DMS Watson Building, at the south end of college. There may be relevant material, particularly in applied mathematics, elsewhere in the Science Library. It is worthwhile getting to know about the facilities of the library.

Computing facilities

MSc students from the Mathematics Department have access to computers provided for their use in Room 503 (Maths Student Study Room). There are also various workstation cluster rooms around college which are available for general student use.

UCL computing facilities

The Graduate Hub

A new space for graduates to meet on central campus, comprising a seminar room for group discussion and presentations, a breakout space with integrated kitchenette, and a common room. The room is located in the South Wing basement opposite the Print Room Cafe. OPENING HOURS: 24-7

DMS Graduate Cluster Area

A PC cluster for graduates has been set up in the Science Library (DMS Watson building) alongside other clusters.

Research Grid

The Research Grid is on the 4th floor of the Science Library.

Departmental Office

The Mathematics Departmental general office is Room 610.


UCL has Multi-Function Devices (MFDs) connected to a service called Print@UCL, which allows staff and students to photocopy, print and scan. For further details, please visit:

Photocopying and Printing Prices
UCL students are allocated £12 of free credit at the start of the academic year, after which, they need to pay for additional credit online or via an onsite case loader. Other users need to purchase credit from a cash loader.

Student Common Room and Study Room

Room 502 is a student common room. Please note that Room 502 will at times be unavailable for students due to Department events taking place e.g. Open Days for new students, reception events, etc. Notices will be displayed outside Room 502 to inform staff/students of these events. Room 503 is a study room intended for working quietly. Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the department.

Important Note: Please do not leave your belongings unattended, the doors of Room 502 and 503 should always be closed and the Digilocks operative.


Lockers are provided in Room 503 on a first-come-first-served basis. A refundable cash deposit of £30 is required in order to get a key for a locker. Please should see the one of the administrators in the Mathematics Departmental Office (Room 610) with your cash deposit if you would like a locker, where you will be given a key and a receipt for your deposit. The cash deposit will be returned when the key and the deposit receipt is returned to the Departmental Office.

All lockers must be emptied and all keys must be returned by the end of Term 3. You cannot leave anything in lockers over the summer. Any items found in any lockers after the end of the Summer Term will be disposed of.

Any unclaimed deposits will be donated to the Student Hardship Fund at the end of the summer.

Informal use of lecture rooms on 7th and 8th floor

If unoccupied, you may use these for quiet study, but you must leave promptly if asked to do so.


Any physical mail that comes for you will be put in the student pigeonholes in Room 502. This includes anything from members of staff, library etc. Please check the pigeonholes in Room 502 regularly.


Although we endeavour to update the information on the website regularly, further details of all courses, including tutorials, exams, any change of time of classes, are placed on the information boards on the 5th and 6th floors.

E-mail and web page

Please check your email regularly, and also look at notices on the departmental web-page. The Department will send all important information to your main UCL account only.

Mathematics Society

There is a student Mathematics society, called the ADM Society, which organizes events in the Department, publishes a newsletter, etc.

Mathematics Department Staff Student Consultative Committee

This is a committee made up of representatives from the undergraduate and postgraduate students (chosen by election) and from the staff of the Department, which meets twice a year, approximately in the middle of the Spring and Autumn. It provides a forum for students to raise issues relating to the course or the Department. Some issues may be dealt with immediately informally; others may be referred to the Departmental Teaching Committee or the Head of Department. The minutes are posted on the Student Common Room noticeboard, and also go to staff in the Department and to the College Staff Student Committee as well as the Dean of the Faculty.

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