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Teaching Commons Open House

DATE: 9/7/2012
CONTACT: Sarah Hutton 413-545-6740





Amherst, MA – The UMass Amherst Libraries will host an Open House for faculty in the Teaching Commons on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., on Floor 26 of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. The program includes poster sessions, discussion and tours of the facility, and demonstrations of available equipment. Representatives from several faculty and student support services will be available to talk about resources available to faculty on campus. Refreshments will be served.

The Teaching Commons is a space for faculty to collaborate or work individually; it is equipped with computers and presentation equipment, on-site assistance and faculty service referrals, comfortable seating, and a fantastic view. The Teaching Commons is sponsored by the Center for Teaching & Faculty Development, the Office of Information Technology/Academic Computing, and the UMass Amherst Libraries.

The Teaching Commons hours during the fall semester are Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday: noon to 5:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Sarah Hutton, Head of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning Services, at 545-6740 or, or visit







Last Edited: 23 October 2012