Learning Commons Spaces

Visitors to the Matheson Learning Commons will find an array of spaces that facilitate a variety of study environments for students as well as instructional spaces for our partners.

Collaborative Open Space

Most of the Learning Commons space is open and invites collaborative learning and exchange. Students will find a variety of study set ups such as booths, couches, tables and counters.

Students sit side by side at counter height seating in the Learning Commons
Students gather in the Learning Commons
friends hugging

Group Study Rooms

students in group study room

There are 11 group study rooms in the Learning Commons that can be reserved by student groups up to 2 weeks in advance.

Quiet Study Space

Students in quiet study area

Sections of the Learning Commons are also zoned for quiet study.  Students will find individual study carrels throughout the space.

Instructional Space

Classrooms are available for use by Learning Commons Partners for workshops and educational opportunities for the campus community, subject to the policies outlined. When not being used for workshops and instruction, our classrooms are open daily for student study.

Classroom A is a 32 seat computer lab in the Learning Commons

Classroom A: 32 PC computers; zoned for quiet study.

Classroom B offers configurable desk and seating for 20 people.

Classroom B: flexible learning space; zoned for silent study.

More Library Spaces

Floor 5 group shot

A variety of other library study spaces are available throughout the Schmon Tower.  Each floor is zoned for different seating arrangements and noise/volume.