Goldcorp Centre for the Arts


  • Rix Family Multimedia Commons (aka The Hewko Lounge); featuring laptop bars and high chairs
  • Computer labs when classes are not in session (Room 2340 & 2345)

In a group

  • Any of the seating areas in the building
  • The spacious and clean but echo-y stairwell
  • Exterior seating areas outside the school’s Cordova entrance (subject to weather)

Seating Areas

There are a variety of seating areas throughout the building – hunker down basically anywhere you can find a red bench. Below are some specifics of places to find a seat on each floor.


  • Lobby outside the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre
  • Southeast end of the building; outside dressing rooms (equipped with two microwaves, tables and chairs; but no wifi or cellphone reception)

Ground Floor:

  • Lobby: find a bunch to get your study on at

Second Floor:

  • Bentley Multimedia Galleries outside computer labs (very comfortable chairs)

Third Floor:

  • Southwest corner outside freight elevators (benches)
  • Nook at eastern end of building (outside Rm 3920)

Fourth Floor:

  • Arnet & Jordan Family Student Commons (aka 4th floor student commons, outside Rm 4270; equipped with a fridge, microwave, sink, and furnished with arm chairs and coffee tables)
  • Near the main elevators/outside Rm 4210
  • Daminato Family Student Commons (aka dancer’s seating area; outside Rm 4525, the Anndraya T. Luui Dance Studio Nook at the eastern end of the hall (equipped with a water fountain and furnished with arm chairs and coffee tables)

Using a computer

  • Computer labs on 2nd floor (Rm 2340 & 2345) when classes are not in session

After Hours

  • Anywhere and everywhere on campus is accessible around the clock, but you have to enter with your student ID and sign in with security after 11pm.