SLC Participates in Doors Open Toronto

On May 28th and 29th, the SLC will be a participant in the 17th annual Doors Open Toronto. #DOT16 is a free two-day event presented by Great Gulf that features over 130 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city – the SLC being one of them!

We will open our doors and welcome visitors to explore our award-winning space. Guests can choose to take a guided tour led by an SLC Specialist or stop in to check out the Library’s Digital Media Experience (DME) or Launch Zone.

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Maximum Exposure at the SLC

The School of Image Arts’ year-end show, Maximum Exposure, displays the work of over 150 undergraduate Photography and Film students. This year, we are piloting the support of Maximum Exposure at the SLC by providing the student-led team with the opportunity to extend the week-long exhibit. The display in the Ryerson School of Image Arts runs from May 2nd to May 8th. Following that, you can find the exhibit in the SLC on the first, fifth and sixth floors from May 13th to June 4th.

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Alternate Work Areas

Beginning Tuesday, May 3rd, Campus Facilities and Sustainability (CF+S) will be conducting required maintenance on the heating and cooling systems in Jorgensen Hall and the Podium. Following this maintenance and as the system is tuned, there may be temperature fluctuations in these areas for approximately one month.

If you are experiencing uncomfortable temperatures in your work area, we encourage you to make use of the workspaces available here in the SLC. Depending on your needs and preference, there are dedicated spaces for individual and collaborative work throughout the building. Find a spot that works for you by checking out Explore the Floors.

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Launch Zone Partners with TRMC

Student presents to judges in Business Plan Competition (BPC) in the Launch Zone at the SLC.The Ted Rogers Management Conference (TRMC) is a student-run business conference that aims to explore the business style and work ethic that the late Ted Rogers possessed and maintained. This year, TRMC ran from March 10-12, 2016.

The TRMC team partnered with the Launch Zone by virtue of their like-minded focus on developing entrepreneurial skills in communication, collaboration, design, business planning and leadership.

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Earth Hour at the SLC

This Earth Hour, shine a light on climate action. Switch off your light and switch on your social power at earthhour.orgRyerson University and the SLC will be joining millions around the world to shine a light on climate action by participating in Earth Hour. We will celebrate our commitment to our planet by switching off lights from 8:30 – 9:30pm on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

We will be turning off all non-essential lighting in and around the SLC for one hour. This includes:


  • Lights on Floors 3 and 4
  • Exterior lights
  • Lights installed on the glass windows on Floors 1 and 2
  • Lights on Floors 5 to 8 depending on occupancy

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