Language Commons

Spaces and Resources for Language Learning

Use Language Commons Spaces

The Language Commons & Alcove

(New Cabell Hall 298 Suite, M-Th 8:30am-9pm, F 8:30am-5pm when classes are in session)

The Language Commons is a welcoming space for language learning and intercultural communication activities at UVA. The Commons is equipped with computer work stations, white boards, monitors, and flexible seating for classes, group work, and individual study. The Alcove is equipped with glass boards, monitors, and flexible seating, designed for individual and small group work. Click here to learn more about Language Commons facilities and resources.

Review our calendar and request a reservation to reserve space for a language or culture activity!


The Language Lab 

(NCH 299, M-F 9am-5pm & by appt)

The 24-station Language Lab facilitates collaborative, interactive learning activities for UVA language courses. Popular activities in the lab include pairing/grouping students for conversation, recording students for self-assessment, oral exams, subtitling activities, and dubbing. Learn more about the lab space, coordinator, and assistants, or schedule a consultation here.

Click here to reserve the lab.


The Simple Video Studio  

(NCH 277, open by reservation) 

An easy-to-use video recording studio for faculty and student use. Reservations recommended.