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The Graduate Student Commons, or Grad Commons, is a place for graduate students on the sixth floor of the Valley Library. It supports student success by providing independent, collaborative and facilitated learning experiences.
As graduate students have unique educational journeys at Oregon State, a prominent and defined space on campus dedicated to all graduate students demonstrates their importance to the institution’s culture and mission.
The Grad Commons is a joint project between the Oregon State University Libraries and Press and the Graduate School.
Appointments and drop-ins at the Grad Commons run week 2 through week 10.
Writing help - Join representatives from the Graduate Writing Center for expert writing help on Tuesdays, 3 to 6 p.m. in Benny's Room, Valley Library 6812. Please make an appointment before arriving.
Statistics consulting - Stats got you stuck? Consulting is available to students working on projects. Get help designing or analyzing your next study in Bernice's Room, Valley Library 6822 on Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. To learn more and sign up for a consultation, please visit the statistics consulting website. To sign up, you will need to select an available time and fill out an intake form.
Institutional Review Board - The Institutional Review Board typically offers drop-ins at the Grad Commons but is taking a temporary break this term. You can continue to find IRB resources through the IRB website.
Here’s what you can do at the Grad Commons:
Please review the room policies before making a reservation.
121 The Valley Library
Corvallis OR 97331–4501