Information Technology Services Centre - Learning Commons
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  • Learning Commons

    The Learning Commons, located on the 6th floor of Wu Ho Man Yuen (WMY) Building, is jointly managed by ITSC and The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library. It provides you with a range of computing facilities, functional spaces, as well as professional IT and library consultation services for facilitating your individual studies and group works.

     

    Available to
    Staff & students

     

    Service Charge and Application
    Free

     

    Service Availability

    • Term time: 24-hour daily
    • Summer opening hours: Mon – Fri : 9am – 7pm

    Remark:
    Closed for regular cleaning on every Monday and Wednesday 8:00am - 10:00am; and closed on public and University holidays

     

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    1. Functional Spaces

    Group Study Rooms (GSR)

    Facilities

    • GSR 1: accommodate up to 15 persons and equipped with a PC and projector
    • GSR 2 & 3: accommodate up to 8 persons and equipped with a PC and LCD TV

    Opening Hours

    • Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
    • Tue, Thu and Fri 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
      (Except public and university holidays)
    • Summer opening hours: Same as Learning Commons

    Reservation

    Please read the guidelines before using the Group Study Rooms.

     

    Collaborative Study Zone
    Large LCDs and writing boards are installed to facilitate group work and discussion.

     

    Private Study Zones
    There are spacious areas with different kind of seating for your private study.

     

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    1. IT Facilities @ IT Zone

    Network Access
    The whole area is wifi-covered. You can select an appropriate SSID to enjoy the free WiFi service.

     

    Printing, Photocopying and Scanning

    • Self-Service Printing
      You can send print jobs remotely from your own notebooks to the Self-Service Printing stations in Learning Commons, as long as you are connected to the Campus Network and have installed with the required printer driver on your own notebooks.
    • Photocopying
      A3 / A4 colour and black & white photocopying services are available.
    • Scanning
      Flat-bedded scanners are available and connected to PCs to facilitate your scanning work. You can also make use of the Scan to Email function of the Self-Service Print Stations.

     

    PCs and Software
    A total of 31 PCs (including 4 PCs for fast printing service) are available in IT Zone for your use. One PC is designated for disabled with a height adjustable table. You can login the PCs , with an expected 3-5 minutes login time, using your CUHK email address (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and OnePass password to access a wide range of applications.

    Express Stations
    Express Stations at the entrance allow you to change your CU Link password or use them for short computing sessions.