Learning Commons Expansion

In Progress
When this project is complete, the Learning Commons will include both the northeast side (this project) and the northwest side of Level 3.

About this Project

This project, which expands the Learning Commons, will involve:

  • Demolishing all interior walls to make the space contiguous
  • Replacing the front wall with glass
  • Changing the emergency exit to glass doors
  • Necessary HVAC and fire sprinkler enhancements
  • Replacing the ceiling and lighting
  • Replacing the carpet
  • Providing all new furnishings with a variety of table and seating types
  • Creating several informal group study spaces


Four projects currently underway

Four remodeling projects are currently underway that we hope will be done before or shortly after Fall 2021 semester…

Level 2 South Open

Construction in the south end of Level 2 is nearly complete. The old dark wood wall panelling and the…

New Windows on Level 3

Update, April, 2021: In response to requests from BYU students, the Library is remodeling the Learning Commons one level…

New offices for First Year Experience

Five new offices have been created for the First Year Experience area….

Receiving Department and Stacks Department have been completed

The stacks department is now moved into their new space. The mail room and supply room are fully operational….

Ceiling removal

The drop down ceiling is being removed in preparation for new lighting and ceiling…

Oak paneling removal

Oak paneling has been removed from the walls on level 2 south…

New offices

The new science offices are now complete….

Floor repair

New concrete to level out floor and prepare it for carpet….

New wall opening

New wall opening between south and central buildings…

Family History Classroom has been completed!

The Family History classroom now has new carpet, new furniture, and new glass walls….

Family History Glass Walls

The glass walls have been installed for the new Family History classroom….

Wall Removal in Music and Dance Area

The wall between the Music and Dance circulating collection and the Music and Dance computer and composition area has…

New arrangement for Music and Dance computer area and study space

The large computer and composition carrels for this area have been placed in between the pillars to allow for…

Finishing work is being completed in Book Repair and Conservation

Wood trim, paint, and cabinetry has been installed in Book Repair and Conservation….

Framing and electrical are underway

Office and workspaces are being framed. Electrical is being installed….