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Earlham Libraries/STC Food and Drink Policy

Please observe the following guidelines.  By so doing, you will be preserving our information resources, maintaining a pest- and clutter-free ambiance in which to do your research, and joining the Earlham Libraries as key supporters of the College's recycling efforts.

Pack It In

  • Bring drinks in covered containers
  • Don’t bring foods that are messy or smelly

Pack It Out

  • Clean up any messes
  • Carry out any leftovers and utensils
  • Put recyclables in recycling bins
  • Put non-recyclable items in trash cans

Leave No Trace

  • No food or drink in computer labs and at computer work stations
  • No food or drink in the Archives and Special Collections

Facilitiy Description

Science Commons Facilities

The Science Commons provides Faculty, Students and Patrons with access to the following:


The Main Floor
(Main Entrance space CST 100)

On the first floor of the CST resides the Science Commons Main Area. This space is a unique space for students and faculty to engage in project work for class and research or academic relevant activity that should occur in this informal environment.

 

 

View the calendar for the Science Collaboratory

 

 


Science Commons Collaboratory/Computer Lab
(CST 101 - Level 1)

On the first floor of the CST in the Science Commons Main Area is a collaborative space with 11 PCs. This space is for students and faculty to engage in project work for class, research or academic relevant activity that is non-lecture based.

View the calendar for the Science Collaboratory



Science Commons Colloquium/ Shared Classroom
(CST 103 - Level 1)

On the first floor of CST in the Science Commons, we have an amazing 48 person collaborative space. During morning hours 8am to 4pm, this space is mainly used as classroom space. If the room is not being used during this time, you are welcome to come in and study; however, if a class needs to use this space, you will be asked to move.

After 4:00pm this space becomes a group study collaborative space. First come first serve with an amazing array of study tables and writable walls.

During lunch hours, this space is used for science events, such as biology colloquiums, invited lecture speakers, and others.

View 25 Live Calendar for uses of this space
 


STC1 Large Group Study Room
(CST 106 - Level 1) – Ray Ontko Room:

Room 106 is located on the main level of the CST building, and comfortably fits 10–12 people.

The room may be reserved by Earlham patrons only, and priority is given to reservations. If the space is not reserved, walk-in use is permitted. Use is limited to 2 hours at a time.

All reservations are made through 25Live.  Please contact Mitchel Gallagher, the STC Manager if you need help reserving this room. You will receive confirmation of your reservation as soon as it has been processed.

View the calendar for the small study room

 

The Reading Room
(Level 2):

This space provides a nice and quiet environment for independent study, quiet reflection, and reading.

Students enjoy the view and the quiet atmosphere of the reading room, and is a very popular space in the Science Commons and the CST Building. Access to key scientific journals and magazines for leisure reading or browsing are available.

This room needs no reservation, and anyone can come in and enjoy the space.

 

 

STC3.1 Small Group Study Room
(CST 302 - Level 3)

Room 302 is located on the 3rd level of the CST Building, and comfortably fits 4–6 people.

The room may be reserved by Earlham patrons only, and priority is given to reservations. If the space is not reserved, walk-in use is permitted. Use is limited to 2 hours at a time.

All reservations are made through 25Live.  Please contact Mitchel Gallagher, the STC Manager if you need help reserving this room. You will receive confirmation of your reservation as soon as it has been processed.

 

 

 

STC3.2 Medium Group Study Room
(CST 304 - Level 3)

Room 304 is located on the 3rd level of the CST Building, and comfortably fits 6-8 people.

The room may be reserved by Earlham patrons only, and priority is given to reservations. If the space is not reserved, walk-in use is permitted. Use is limited to 2 hours at a time.

All reservations are made through 25Live.  Please contact Mitchel Gallagher, the STC Manager if you need help reserving this room. You will receive confirmation of your reservation as soon as it has been processed.

View the calendar for the small study room

STC 3.3 Large Group Study Room
(CST 308 - Level 3)

Room 308 is located on the 3rd level of the CST Building, and comfortably fits 10–12 people.

The room may be reserved by Earlham patrons only, and priority is given to reservations. If the space is not reserved, walk-in use is permitted. Use is limited to 2 hours at a time.

All reservations are made through 25Live.  Please contact Mitchel Gallagher, the STC Manager if you need help reserving this room. You will receive confirmation of your reservation as soon as it has been processed.

 

 

Note for all Group Study Rooms: Those not using the technology, or those using the technology for non-academic purposes, may be asked to move to another space if other patrons need to access technology for academic purposes. Use is limited to 2 hours at a time. Seniors working on senior projects can reserve study rooms for recurring weeks for no more than 2 hours. To make a reservation, use 25Live. Please contact Mitchel Gallagher, the STC Manager if you need help reserving this room. You will receive confirmation of your reservation as soon as it has been processed.

View the calendar for the Technology study room


The Fishgold Science Commons Computer Lab
(The LITEC room)  (CST 303 - Level 3)

The Fishgold Science Common Learning Integrated Technology Enhanced Classroom (LITEC), is located in the 3rd Level of the CST building. It is open to Earlham, Bethany, and ESR students, faculty and staff during regular STC hours. Student workers from ITS monitor lab supplies and equipment on a daily basis. If a problem occurs, please ask for help at the STC circulation/help desk or call the Help Desk at x2000 for assistance with technical issues.

During the academic year this lab is regularly reserved for instruction; reservations take priority over general student use. The schedule for each week is posted at the entrance to the lab.

 

View the Fishgold Computing Lab schedule

To make a reservation, please go to 25Live. Please contact Mitchel Gallagher, the STC Manager if you need help reserving this room.

The Science Commons Study Lounge
(Level 3):

This space provides a nice and open space for groups, projects, and collaborative work.

The gorgeous view invites you to relax and work comfortably with your friends and peers.

 

This room needs no reservation, and anyone can come in and enjoy the space.

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