Located on the 6th floor of FHG Library, the Self-Care Space is intended to be a safe space where members of the WCU community can attend to short-term needs that require a certain level of privacy. Appropriate uses include (but are not limited to) nursing/pumping, meditation/prayer/seeking a calm retreat, attending to medical needs, and changing clothing.

The Self-Care Space is sponsored by funding awarded by the WCU Innovation in Diversity & Inclusion Grants Council.

Use Guidelines

  • The Self-Care Space can be reserved for up to 30 minutes, twice a day by individuals with a current WCU email. Make a Reservation now.
  • Be sure to check in within 15 minutes after the start of your reservation or the space will automatically become available for others to reserve.
  • Occupancy is limited to two (2) people.

Use of this space outside of the intended use is prohibited. Your information will be obtained and submitted to Library Administration and Public Safety. A Student Conduct Violation may be filed.

Participate in the Self-Care Space Study

A study is being conducted by the University Libraries to learn how the university community is using this Self-Care Space. Your responses will be instrumental in improving the overall quality of this room. To participate in this study please click here to take the survey. Study participants have the option of providing their name and email following the completion of the survey. Two participants will be randomly selected to receive a $50.00 Amazon gift card.

For questions or to receive additional information please contact Gary Childs, Engineering (STEM-H) Librarian via: