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Roosevelt's Learning Commons

Learning Commons

The Learning Commons is a new collaborative learning environment located in the library. This space allows current students one-stop access to peer tutoring in the Writing Center, Math Lab, and other subjects. Visitors to the Learning Commons also have easy access to Library services and the Academic Success Center (Peer Mentoring and Disability Services).

Location & Hours

The Learning Commons is located in the Murray-Green Library on the 10th floor of the Auditorium Building.

Learning Commons Hours*

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday 9:00am-4:00pm

*See Math Lab and Writing Center tutoring hours for availability of math and writing tutors.
*The subject-specific tutoring schedule will be available soon.  Walk-ins can consult the posted available tutors and subjects available daily near the entrance to the Learning Commons.

Peer Tutoring

Visit the Learning Commons to work on group projects, discuss papers or presentations, prepare for an upcoming exam, get help with homework, or hang out with friends while studying.  Peer tutoring is available in:

  • Math: including statistics, calculus, developmental math, and algebra;
  • Writing: all stages of the writing process, for any course; and
  • A variety of specific subjects, such as Economics, Psychology, or Business.

Math Lab

Math tutoring is provided for free by the Mathematics and Actuarial Science Department. This is a walk-in session with no appointment necessary. Computers are available in the tutoring labs.

Writing Center

Providing services in person and online, tutors utilize an array of strategies and resources to help writers hone their skills and build confidence in their writing process. The Writing Center is open Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm and Friday 9am-4pm. Appointments are strongly encouraged; walk-ins also welcome. Online tutoring available by appointment only. Request a Writing Center appointment. For more information, call (312) 341-2206, or email us at writingcenter@roosevelt.edu.

Library Resources

Students visiting the Learning Commons have easy access to the vast array of Library services. The following online library resources may be of particular interest to Learning Commons visitors.

Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center serves all students with disabilities at Roosevelt University. The use of disability services is voluntary and confidential. The Learning Commons and the Academic Success Center work together to provide appropriate tutoring and academic support for students utilizing disability services.