Reserve Desk Space

Reserving Desk Space

IQSS affiliates can book time slots at our office to work and meet.

Whether you are looking to connect with a fellow researcher or colleague, or just need a place to work for the day, we welcome affiliates of IQSS to come join us in our office space.

If you are an IQSS affiliate, you can make a temporary desk reservation using the Robin booking platform. We recommend that you download the Robin Quick Start Guide for a complete overview on how to get started. Particularly important details to note are below.

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Robin Quick Start Guide (PDF)


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Logging in to Robin

You should log in using your email address (non-Harvard affiliates should email to be manually added).

Making a Reservation

Once you have set up your account, you can follow these instructions for booking a desk.

  • Please only reserve desks for the time you will be using it.
  • Users can book up to 90 days in advance.

Room Access & Security

When reserving a desk, please send an email to at least one business day in advance so that a key can be prepared for you. At the end of the final day of booking, please return keys to the mailbox of the IQSS Office Manager, Ally Madden.


If you have a question or concern that is not addressed in the Robin Quick Start Guide, please email us at

Reserve a desk via mobile app

In addition to booking via web browser, you can also download the Robin mobile app.

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