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The Teaching + Learning Commons has two primary locations:

Geisel Library, lower level, west wing 

  • Go through the front lobby of Geisel Library and turn Left.
  • Walk past the information desk toward the reference desk.
  • Go down the stairs on the Left just before you reach the reference desk.
  • Walk to the Right of the media desk and you will see the Commons' entrance, pictured above.

Services Offered at this Location:

  • AIP Advising
  • Digital Learning Support
  • Learning Strategies Workshops
  • Supplemental Instruction (one of many locations)
  • Tutoring 
  • Writing Tutoring
  • Writing Workshops

Literature building, second level, suite 210


We are on the north end of the second floor of the Literature building.

Services Offered at this Location:

  • Assessment Support
  • English Language Program for international instructors (ELP-ii)
  • Strategic Academic Program Development (SAPD) Support
  • Summer Graduate Teaching Scholars (SGTS)
  • Supplemental Instruction (one of many locations)
  • Teaching Consultations
  • Workshops and Courses for Educators
  • Workshops and Courses for TAs and Instructional Assistants

However, our reach expands across campus, and we are always interested in collaborating with colleges,  departments, and housing & dining to offer programming in your space. Contact us at to learn more. 

Mailing Address

UC San Diego Teaching + Learning Commons

9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0175W

La Jolla, CA 92093-0175W