Learning Commons

During COVID-19 pandemic period, special opening hours and seating arrangement are applied to achieve social distancing. Please wear masks and no group gatherings.

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 under Computer Laboratory – Conditions of Use

Service Charge and Application


Service Availability

Opening Hours of Learning Commons and User Areas in


For other facilities in Learning Commons, please refer to the tabs below.


1. Functional Spaces

Service Desk

Visit here for the service hours.

Group Study Rooms (GSR)


  • 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

*Group gathering limit during COVID-19 will be subject to the government’s latest instruction

Opening Hours

  • Mon to Fri: 8:00am to 10:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sun or University and Public Holiday: Closed


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.


2. 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 [*17 during COVID19] (including 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 in 1.5 minutes login time, using your CUHK email address (staff-alias@cuhk.edu.hk / student-id@link.cuhk.edu.hk) 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.


3. Conditions of Use
4. Virtual Tour