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Library Commons Area Computers

The Library Commons is located on the 3rd floor of Bldg. 305, Nanaimo campus (the main floor of the Library). See the Library Commons hours for open times.

The Commons features 60 computer workstations, including 3 Media stations, and two Video/Audio Editing suites.  The media stations and editing suites may be booked online by VIU students and employees from


Who can use this service?

Students and Employees

When is this service available?

Support for this service is available: M-F 8:00 - 4:30

Service is available: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.


Scheduled maintenance for the Library Commons computers occurs between 12:45am and 5:30am.  This means that these computers may shut down at short notice between 12:45am and 5:30am.  Be sure to save to your U: drive!


Our technology advisory provides up-to-date information about the operations of Vancouver Island University's Information Technology systems and services.