Learning Commons

The Learning Commons has everything you need to succeed in your studies. We can answer your questions, assist you with research and help improve your writing. If you need access to or help with a laptop or other device, we can provide technology resources and support. We even have spaces for collaborating with classmates or grabbing a bite to eat with friends.

Academic Support

Writing


The University Writing Center can help you with essays, presentations, cover letters and more.

Research


For help finding and using resources, contact subject specialist librarians or chat with a librarian.

Courses


Our group study sessions, called Supplemental Instruction, can help you with certain classes


Technology Resources

Assistive Technology


Our accessibility resources focus on support for visual impairments.

Location: First floor, room 102.

Laptop Rentals


Check out a laptop or other device at the Circulation Desk.

Location: First floor.

Tech Support Desk


Get help with devices/technology at the Technology Support Desk.

Location: First floor, room 140.

Digital Media Studio


Record videos and other presentations in our studios.

Location: Third floor, rooms 337 and 340.


Additional Resources

Food and Drink

Recharge with a beverage or bite to eat at Einstein Bros. Bagels.

Location: Lower level.

OneCard Office

Check out books, print documents and much more with your OneCard.

Location: First floor, room 104.

Study Spaces

Learn about our study spaces, including collaboration stations for group work.

Location: Various.

Learn more about the Learning Commons

Contact Us

Dean's Office
Founders Memorial Library
217 Normal Rd
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
815-753-1995
lib-admin@niu.edu
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