The Commons

The Commons is currently closed due to the COVID pandemic.  There are two computer labs available on campus for your use.  See also the Library Services FAQ for more information.

If you are coming to campus to print, you can add funds to your account.  You can also access the files in your LabNet folders from home.

Services Available During COVID Pandemic Response


We are adjusting our DMC and Makerspace workshops to make them available remotely (via video chat).  Take a look at our upcoming workshops and register for any that you are interested in.

One-on-one Tutoring

Our tutors are available to help you remotely (via video chat) with using the Microsoft Office suite of applications as well as the Adobe Creative Suite.  To set up a session, please e-mail us at

Computer Labs

While The Commons in the QEII Library is closed, there are limited computer labs available on campus for your use.

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.

Academic Support

The Writing Centre's online service is now open for the Fall 2020 semester.

Hatcher Commons is also offering its academic tutoring services online this semester, in a range of subjects. Tutoring hours will be held via Webex.

Contact Us

Our staff are still working from home during this pandemic so if there is anything that we can help with, feel free contact us at


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