Information Commons

Located on the second floor of the Public Square, 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. A social and academic gathering place, the Information Commons is the ideal environment for research, collaboration and relaxation.

The Information Commons supports your academic needs. A reference librarian and a member of the I. T. Help Desk are on hand to assist you. Stop by or call them at 516.323.3932.

Study Room Access Policy and Guidelines

Study Room Availability:

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12 noon  to 2 a.m.

Study Room Reservations
: Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Access is available on a first come, first served basis. 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. This link provides information on using and reserving the study rooms.


Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. to midnight
Friday - Saturday: 7 a.m. to 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. to 4 p.m.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Reference services available in main library

Summer Semesters:
Reference services available in the main library

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