Information Commons

The Information Commons is a state-of-the-art virtual library facility, complete with 40 computer terminals and three study rooms available for student use. As both a social and academic gathering place, the Information Commons serves as an ideal environment for research, collaboration and relaxation.

An extension of the main library, the Information Commons supports the academic needs of the students. A reference librarian is on site to assist students as well as a member of the I.T. help desk. The Information Commons is located on the second floor of the Public Square. Our phone number is 516.323.3932.

Study Room Access Policy and Guidelines

Study Room Availability:

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00p.m. - 2 a.m.

Study Room Reservations: Monday-Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The hours listed above indicate access available on a first come, first served basis and hours for making reservations. There is an online reservation system for students that wish to secure a room for a two hour time period. Reservations are not necessary on the weekends.Information on using the study rooms and reserving them in advance is available here.


Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - midnight
Friday - Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Reference Hours for the Information Commons

A librarian will be on site during these times, please note these are not the hours the building is open.
Monday - Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: Reference Services available in main library
Saturday-Sunday: Reference Services available in main library

Summer Semesters:

Reference Services available in the main library

For further information on the Information Commons, please consult our guidelines, email us or call 516.323.3932.