The Commons

Welcome Back!

The Commons is happy to return to in-person support during the Fall 2021 semester. Please note that masks are mandatory while using all indoor, public spaces on the St. John's campus. Masks must be worn at all times while in the QEII Library (including The Commons), the Rotunda, and Hatcher Commons. For more information on library services, please visit the library's COVID-19 information hub.

Information on additional on-campus study spaces and computer labs is available via the Academic Success Centre.

Before coming to campus, you must complete the COVID-19 Self Assessment in the MUN Safe app.

Services Available During The Fall 2021 Semester

Computing Support Desk & Computer Access

Computers and printing services are available for drop-in use in The Commons. Check out our hours of operation for in-person technical support on the Computing Support Desk. Information on building hours can be found on the QEII Library's hours page

Software Workshops & One-on-one Tutoring

We will be offering a series of virtual, software workshops throughout the Fall. Check out our workshops page to see what's on. 

Our tutors are also available to help you remotely (via video chat) with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, and a variety of assistive technologies. To set up a session, please email us at 

Scanning & Colour Printing

Scanning and colour printing are currently available in The Commons, at the designated stations outside the entrance to the Digital Media Centre. Please note that all printing sent to our colour printer costs $0.35 per printed side.

Downloadable Software

You can install a number of applications on your home computer including Microsoft Office 365, SPSS, MatLab, and ArcGIS. All of these can be downloaded by visiting and following the instructions provided.

Digital Media Centre & Makerspace

At this time, our Digital Media Centre and Makerspace remain closed. 


The Commons

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000