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Spaces / Hardware

Group Study Rooms

See also: How to reserve a group study space and Group Space Policies

How to Use the Room

Monitors

You will need a laptop and either an HDMI or VGA cable.

Laptops, HDMI cables, VGA cables and Ethernet cords are available for checkout at the service desk. Laptops are only available for student checkout.

Floor-to-Ceiling Writing Space

You may use dry erase markers to write on the blue glass surface in the study spaces. Markers are available at the Service Desk or for purchase at Food for Thought.

List of Reservable Spaces

Private Group Rooms

  • 18 private group rooms
    • 16 Rooms
      • Fit up to 6 people
      • 52” LCD monitor
      • HDMI & VGA input
      • Glass surface acts as floor-to-ceiling writing space
      • 2 USB charging outlets
      • 4 electrical outlets
      • Room Names
        • RES-LIB-LC-1110-RED
        • RES-LIB-LC-1111-RED
        • RES-LIB-LC-1112-RED
        • RES-LIB-LC-1113-RED
        • RES-LIB-LC-1114-ORANGE
        • RES-LIB-LC-1115-ORANGE
        • RES-LIB-LC-1117-ORANGE
        • RES-LIB-LC-1118-ORANGE
        • RES-LIB-LC-1130-GREEN
        • RES-LIB-LC-1131-GREEN
        • RES-LIB-LC-1132-GREEN
        • RES-LIB-LC-1133-GREEN
        • RES-LIB-LC-1150-BLUE
        • RES-LIB-LC-1151-BLUE
        • RES-LIB-LC-1152-BLUE
        • RES-LIB-LC-1153-BLUE
    • 2 Large Group Rooms
      • Located in South Lobby
      • Fits up to 12 people
      • Can be combined to fit up to 24 people
      • 80” LCD monitor
      • HDMI & VGA input
      • 2 USB charging outlets
      • 4 electrical outlets
      • Glass surface & room divider acts as floor-to-ceiling writing space
      • Room Names
        • RES-LIB-LC-1103
        • RES-LIB-LC-1105

Open Group  Areas

  • 6 open group  areas
    • Fit 6-8 people
    • 80” LCD monitor
    • HMDI & VGA input
    • 2 USB charging outlets
    • 4 electrical outlets
    • Glass surface acts as floor-to-ceiling writing space
  • Open Group Area Names
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENA
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENB
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENC
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPEND
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENE
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENF

Desktop Computers

The Learning Commons has 90 dual monitor and express desktop computers for individual or group use. Computers are first come first serve. The Main Library also houses an ITC on the second floor.

Laptop Computers

The Learning Commons has 100 laptop computers for individual or group use. Laptops can be checked out overnight at the service desk by UI students.

Printers

The Learning Commons has three printer stations located on the north, east and south sides of the first floor.

  •  North Print Station
    • 2 black and white printers
    •  1 color printer
    • 1 print release station
  • East Print Station
    • 2 black and white printers
    • 1 color printer
    • 1 print release station
  • South Print Station
    • 2 black and white printers
    • 1 print release station