What is the Education Commons?
Note: The Weigle Information Commons also offers group study spaces.
The Education Commons is a state-of-the-art study and information space that supports teaching and collaborative learning. Located on the mezzanine of the George A. Weiss Pavilion in Franklin Field, the Education Commons comprises 6,400 square feet and 168 seats and includes an 18-seat seminar room and 8 group study rooms, all reservable online. The space is open to all current Penn students, faculty, and staff (a PennCard is required for access).
- Seminar room: Seats 18. Equipped with a PC and an 80 inch full HD LED/LCD digital display with laptop connection. To request the seminar room, visit the reservation page.
- Group study rooms: Equipped with PCs and HD LED/LCD displays with laptop connections. There are 4 large 10-person group study rooms and 4 small 5-person group study rooms.
- Software: All PCs include a full suite of software that supports productivity, geographic information systems, math/statistics, visual design/publishing, web development/digital management, and media display.
- Printing: Black & white and color printing
The Education Commons is located in Weiss Pavilion along the north side of Franklin Field, directly across from the Palestra. The entrance to the Commons is through the Fox Fitness Center. Take the elevator or stairs up one floor to level 3, and enter through the glass doors.
For more information or to make a reservation, please visit the Education Commons website.