Clark Commons

The Clark Commons offers individual and collaborative study areas, plus spaces to consult with library experts by appointment.


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Third Floor

Shapiro Library

919 S. University Ave

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1185

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Clark Commons

  • When open 24 hours, an MCard is required for access from midnight to 8am

  • Located in Shapiro Library on Central Campus

Getting here

Clark Commons is located in Shapiro Library on floor 3.

Learn how to navigate Shapiro Library by viewing its floor plans, physical accessibility information, and more.



Attend workshops and consult with library experts to discuss your research needs. Learn more about the services available in Clark Commons and how to get in touch for help:


You’ll find a variety of seating options, a reading room, individual and group study spaces, whiteboards, screens, and spaces for collaborations, projects, and more.