About the Learning Commons

The Learning Commons is an integrated hub of academic support that combines a welcoming learning space, technology, and services to help you achieve your academic goals. Here you can receive individualized professional and/or peer tutoring in a wide range of subjects. Mentored study groups and supplemental instruction provide additional support to help motivated students succeed. Librarian support enhances learning in a relaxed and attentive environment, and computer workstations, scanners, and printers add to the wealth of resources in the Learning Commons.

Tutoring schedules can be found here.

Learn more about scheduling a tutor appointment

Instructors may refer students to the Learning Commons for academic assistance by filling out this form.

Locations and Hours

Utica Campus:

Information Technology Building,
room 129

Phone: 315-792-5517

Utica Summer Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Weekend: Closed

Rome Campus:

Plumley Complex, 
room 102

Phone: 315-334-7733

Rome Summer Hours:

Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: Closed

Weekend: Closed


Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Learning Commons is to provide holistic support and an enriched pathway to graduation through student-centered academic support across disciplines, connecting students to resources, and empowering them to become independent, self-advocating, and resourceful learners.

Our Vision Statement

The vision of the Learning Commons is to become a place where both faculty and students willingly rely on our resources, where they are free to question, take risks, and effectively achieve their academic and pedagogical goals.

The purpose of the Learning Commons is to provide students with the resources and necessary tools to eliminate barriers to their success.