Photo of the entrance to the Graduate Student Commons

Graduate Student Commons

The Graduate Commons is an exclusive study space for UNLV graduate and professional students and is maintained by the Graduate & Professional Student Association. The commons is located in the Lied Library - Room 2141 (second floor). The Graduate Commons features a variety of services including a computer lab equipped with a variety of PCs and MAC computers, a copier, multi-feed flatbed scanners, color laser printer, office supplies, whiteboards, a small kitchen area, and more. A small conference room is also available for meetings and study groups on a reservation basis.

If you need assistance locating the Graduate Commons or want to know more, just give us a call at 702-895-2261.

Graduate Student Commons Conference Room Calendar

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Monday–Thursday: 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Please check the UNLV Lied Library Calendar for special hours and holidays/exceptions.

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
President's Day
Memorial Day
Juneteenth Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Nevada Day
Veterans’ Day (Observed)
Thanksgiving Day
Family Day (Friday after Thanksgiving)
Christmas Day (Observed)

Graduate Student Commons Policies

In order to access to the computers in the Graduate Student Commons, LLB 2141, students need to do a one-time registration either in the Graduate Student Commons, in one of the student labs located on campus, or online to activate their ACE account.

You MUST be a currently enrolled graduate/professional to activate and access your account. When using your printing account: black and white and color copies are deducted from your Rebelcard. After activating your computing account, you'll receive 100 MB of storage space, commonly referred to as a home directory, on the network server. To access your home directory, go here for directions.


The GPSA Computer Lab is equipped with three iMacs and 40 PCs running Microsoft© Windows XP computers. In addition to the software programs listed below, the GPSA also has several flatbed scanners, Xerox machine, and a color laser printer. The facility has a conference room for small group meetings. Reservations (for a maximum of two hours per reservation) are made through the GPSA office, 702-895-2261.

Available Software

  • Adobe Suite
  • ArcGIS
  • Atlas.ti
  • AutoCad
  • Autodesk
  • Creative Suite
  • Crystal Reports
  • Microsoft Office
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Stata
  • Visual Basic