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Auditorium (lower level)

Designed primarily to support events that require multimedia display, and secondarily to enhance campus life through educational and cultural events, the Auditorium has audience seating for 49 people. For usage guide to the auditorium or to make a reservation request, see the Leavey Auditorium and Learning Rooms Information Page.

Learning Rooms A and B (lower level)

Leavey has two hands-on interactive computer learning rooms that provide an excellent environment for teaching and learning:

  • Learning Room A is equipped with 20 PCs, instructor's workstation and projection and audio systems
  • Learning Room B is equipped with 24 iMacs, instructor's workstation and projection and audio systems.

For more information or to make a reservation request, see the Leavey Auditorium and Learning Rooms Information Page.

Weingart Periodicals Reading Room

Located on the first floor, the Periodicals Reading Room has open study tables and a carefully selected range of current journal titles from the disciplines, as well as some popular periodical titles. The Reading Room is also home to the Wall of Scholars, which honors USC students who have received certain USC, national and international awards.

Study Spaces

Study carrels and open tables provide comfortable study space in the periodicals room on the first floor, and on the third and fourth floors. Laptop connectivity is supported on the second, third, and fourth floors by both ethernet jacks and wireless networks.

Collaborative Workrooms

Both the Upper and Lower Information Commons have rooms available for group study. The Lower Commons in the basement has 22 rooms, designed for groups of five to 12 people. The Upper Commons on the second floor has 13 rooms, designed for three to four people. All workrooms provide a PC, white board, dry erase markers, and network connections for laptops. Reservations may be made up to 7 days in advance online at You must have a e-mail address to make a reservation-you will receive an e-mail after selecting your reservation times and you must click the confirmation link within 30 minutes to complete your reservation.

For more information regarding the use of our facilities, please see the Collaborative Workroom Policies and the USC Library Usage Policies.