Library Teaching and Learning Commons

Reserving Library Teaching and Learning Commons (formerly Faculty Commons) LIB 286

The Teaching and Learning Commons (formerly Faculty Commons) is a flexible space located in LIB 286 on the 2nd floor (https://library.sfsu.edu/second-floor-map-and-features) inside the Main Library. SF State-affiliated administrative offices, departments, institutes or programs may request use of the Teaching and Learning Commons, pending approval by Library Administration.

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • The Teaching and Learning Commons is not available for students to reserve. A faculty adviser can reserve the room for campus student organizations provided that the advisor is present during the event.
  • Reservation Limits: Generally, the room may be reserved up to 2 times per month per group.
  • Condition of Room: It is the responsibility of the person reserving a room to ensure that all furniture and equipment are left in a similar arrangement to its usual configuration.
  • Cancelations / No Shows: The person making the reservation is responsible for cancelling reservation if group is unable to use the room on scheduled date/time.
  • Food and Drink: Food and drinks are allowed following campus health and safety guidelines, but all trash must be removed and the room left clean.
  • Loss of Privileges: Failure to follow these guidelines may result in no longer being able to reserve the Teaching and Learning Commons for the remainder of the semester.

USE OF LIBRARY TEACHING AND LEARNING COMMONS

  • Location: LIB 286. 2nd Floor; inside the Main Library.
  • Capacity: 35 with tables and chairs
  • Description: The configuration of room is flexible with chairs arranged around round tables plus additional tables and seating. 
  • Technology: Screen to connect laptop for projection and Wi-Fi access. The Library does not provide any technical support for non-library use of the Teaching and Learning Commons.
  • Wi-Fi Access: Guests use SFStateGuest Network. To register provide: Name, Phone Number, and non-sfsu E-mail Address.
  • Hours: Available during Main Library hours.
  • Check Room Availability:
  • Reservation Procedures: Reservation requests may be made up to 6 months in advance by sending an email to librooms@sfsu.edu. Please include the following information:
    • Event name
    • Date/Time (including setup / cleanup time)
    • Approximate number of attendees
    • Name of event facilitator with SFSU email and phone number
    • Department, unit or organization
  • Access: The Teaching and Learning Commons should be unlocked and open as it is available for open student study when not reserved for events.