About Us

About Us

 The Matheson Learning Commons is designed to help students succeed in their research, writing, and learning.  We offer an array of services within a dynamic and vibrant learning environment.


Fresh new space

  • 10 group study rooms that can be reserved for use by student groups
  • a variety of study areas: booths, couches, tables, counters, individual study carrels 
  • 2  classrooms available for workshops and seminars
  • 2 entrances for convenience
  • Common Grounds cafe

Easy access to services and assistance

  • Combined circulation/reserves services desk – sign out laptops and library materials in one place!
  • Help Desk for library research support
  • Hildebrand Learning Centre for drop-in help with essay writing, math, science and learning skills
  • Jack and Nora Walker Career Resource Centre for assistance with resumes, interview skills, and job searches
  • Dr. Gerald A. Nash Consultation Room offering in-depth and drop-in consultations for students with learning skills instructors
  • Service Learning Resource Centre offering leadership courses and guidance for service learning opportunities
  • Peer-to-peer assistance at the Learning Commons Reception Desk 
  • computer lab and silent study designated times/spaces

New technology

  • 113 new public computers (PCs & Macs)
  • 25 laptops to sign out
  • 2 touchscreen directories
  • 2 digital information screens
  • coping and printing centre
  • digital art wall displaying new media art from faculty, students and the Brock community