The Learning Commons includes study spaces, classrooms, a computer media lab, the University Writing Center and the Public Speaking Center. Visit the Learning Commons on the Perry-Castañeda Library 2nd floor (entry level) for help with research, writing, media projects and public speaking, or to take a class or study collaboratively.
The Public Speaking Center, a service of the Sanger Learning Center of the School of Undergraduate Studies, provides support for public speaking to all UT students. Make an appointment with a trained consultant for assistance with individual and group presentations.
Learning Lab 1 has 96 seats (this room can be split into sides A and B, each with 48 seats) and 8 projector screens. All PCL Learning Labs are open as study space when not in use as a classroom. Classroom use policy and request form available here.
Learning Lab 2 has 32 seats, 6 flat panels (with Airmedia), and 1 projector screen. All PCL Learning Labs are open as study space when not in use as a classroom. Classroom use policy and request form available here.
The PCL Media Lab provides hardware and software to create audio, video, still and 3D animation projects. Students, faculty and staff can use the equipment on a first-come, first-served basis. View use policy and request form for course use.
For help using Media Lab software, sign in to Lynda.com using the institutional login option.
The Public Speaking Center, a service of the Sanger Learning Center of the School of Undergraduate Studies, provides support for public speaking to all UT students. Make an appointment with a trained consultant for assistance with individual and group presentations. Visit their website to learn more about this service.
Note: Check in for your consultation at the main desk on the first floor of PCL.
The University Writing Center, a unit of the Department of Rhetoric and Writing, helps UT students become more proficient, more versatile, and more confident in their writing abilities. Visit their website to learn more about this service. The Writing Center space is open study space outside normal hours.
101 E. 21st Street
Austin, Texas 78712
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University undergraduates are engaged in research in libraries and archives, in labs, and in the field. The Images of Research Competition provides any undergraduate doing research at the university the opportunity to share that research with a broad audience across campus and outside of academia. Event Details
For Black History Month 2020, this display uses N.K. Jemisin’s How Long ‘til Black Future Month as a jumping off point to explore black futures in the library collection. Visit the display on the 3rd floor of PCL throughout the month of February to check out these items. Event Details
In this workshop, participants will complete The True Colors™ assessment to gain insight into their own leadership style as well as how to effectively work alongside others. This workshop is presented by the Leadership and Ethics Institute. Event Details
In conjunction with Black History Month and the Exploring Black Futures book display on PCL’s 3rd floor, UT Libraries is hosting a film screening and faculty talk on the documentary Sisters in the Struggle. This documentary focuses on historical issues of discrimination against the black community with an emphasis on political activism and social justice. Event Details