The Robert C. Gillett Student Commons

Thanks to a unique partnership between Algonquin’s Students’ Association and Algonquin College, students now have a three-storey, 110,000 square-foot building dedicated to their success. The Robert C. Gillett Student Commons, jointly named by the Algonquin Students’ Association and the Algonquin College Board of Governors in honour of former Algonquin College President Robert C. Gillett, will officially open on October 18, 2012. Inside you’ll find:

  • Large common spaces and lounge areas
  • A 700 seat auditorium
  • Study spaces
  • Food services
  • Several student services in a one-stop shopping model
  • Students’ Association board and administrative offices
  • A Starbucks coffee shop
  • A Mobile Learning Centre
  • An employment centre
  • An expanded technology store