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Express Workshops

Wednesdays @ One

Location: Open Area D across from the Food for Thought Cafe in the Main Library Learning Commons

  • Learn how to use tools such as Evernote and Dropbox to create, organize and share notes and any other files for easy access on your devices and online.
  • Learn how to balance income and expenses during the college semester and how financial aid can influence your budgeting.
  • Learn how to use the ProQuest Historical newspapers database.
  • Come learn advanced search techniques for using Google Images, pick up some design tips, and discover alternatives to Powerpoint. Laptops are welcome, and feel free to bring your presentation to work on.
  • Summer is almost here – stop by for some reading recommendations, and learn how to find books for pleasure reading in the UI Libraries.


Statistics Tutoring Lab

Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am-5:00pm, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:30pm-5:30pm beginning Tuesday, January 28th.

Location: Group Room 1113 Red in the Main Library Learning Commons.

Writing Center Tutoring

Times: Wednesdays from 3:30pm -5:30pm beginning Wednesday February 12th.

Location: Open Area D across from the Food for Thought Café in the Main Library Learning Commons.

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SWAT Tutoring

Times: Monday through Wednesday from 5:30pm – 8:00pm beginning Monday January 27th.

Location: South Lobby in the Main Library Learning Commons.

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Studio Talks

Thursdays from 12:30 – 1:30 starting Thursday January 30th.

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Other Events & Workshops

Understanding Your Financial Aid

Tuesday, April 29 from 2:00-4:00pm

Do you still have to complete the application process for federal financial aid? Are you confused by your 2014-15 financial aid award notification? Stop by the Main Library Learning Commons, Area D, to have a quick one-on-one meeting about your financial aid with the Office of Student Financial Aid’s Financial Literacy Services. Nate and Sara can help you out!

Programming for Faculty

Individual and group training about how the Learning Commons can be used to support your classroom initiatives is available for faculty and staff. Please contact the Learning Commons Coordinator for more information at