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 at counter
students using lounge chairs
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

Open daily for student study.  Classrooms are occasionally reserved by Learning Commons Partners for student workshops. Workshops schedules are posted weekly outside the door of each room.

computers in classroom A

Classroom A: 25 PC computers; zoned for quiet study.

students in classroom B

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.