Room reservation system opens in Knowledge Commons

February 27, 2012

Ten group study rooms in the Knowledge Commons in Pattee Library on Penn State's University Park campus can now be reserved in person at the Help Desk or by phone 814-863-4547. The rooms include rooms W122-W129, on the first floor of Pattee Library, west, and rooms W101A and 101B in the Leisure Reading Room, near the mall entrance of Pattee Library.

Groups of two or more can reserve a room for up to 3 hours per day. Later this semester, there will be an online reservation system and a web display showing available rooms.

Six media editing rooms, W131, W133, W135, W136, W138 and W142, and two presentation practice rooms, W132 and W134, are available by appointment, through the Media Commons. Contact Ryan Wetzel in room W137 or the Media Commons Service Desk, area next to W138, or email

Instruction rooms W120 and W140 cannot be reserved by students, but can be used when not scheduled for instruction. Room W140 has 40 Macintosh computers.

An interactive floor plan is available at For more information, contact Joe Fennewald at 814-865-0666.

Last Updated February 28, 2012