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Introduction to the Experiential Learning Commons (ELC) team, our spaces, equipment, and services.
Picture of assorted hand tools from the makerspace


The Experiential Learning Commons (ELC) strives to develop and host a passionate community of learners, teachers, and researchers interested in creativity, innovation, and critical engagement with our world. We do this through specialized equipment and spaces, supported projects, and ongoing conversations.

Our Team

ELC Team Headshots

Service Catalogue

The ELC specifically emphasizes learning, teaching, and research opportunities in the areas of making, digital media, and academic audiovisual production.

Each of these services is led by qualified staff, focused on helping faculty bring their research and teaching ideas to life and providing transformative learning opportunities for our community.

  • Media and Making instruction to support the library's Literacies Initiative, including credentialing and on-demand and prepared learning opportunities.
  • Development of creative assignments incorporating making and digital media, including selecting learning objectives, identifying competencies, developing rubrics and assessment strategies, and instructional design.
  • Orientations and workshops.
  • Project consultation, coaching, and review.
  • Audiovisual and technology equipment loans at
  • Studio spaces to enable media content creation, including video studios, audio studios, lightboard, and green screen.
  • Kaltura media platform training and support.
  • Digital fabrication and a range of shop tools for making.
  • VR/AR exploration.
  • Academic audiovisual production, including course video content, course trailers, faculty bios, and other select creative projects.
  • PawPrints student printing.
  • Shared service point with ITS Helpdesk supporting campus technology needs.

Read about "Experiential Learning" as an Instructional Strategy at Learning Together.

Please reach out for a tour, roadshow at your next meeting, or assistance on your next creative project! Find us online at

University Libraries

One Bear Place #97148
Waco, TX 76798-7148

(254) 710-6702