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Teaching and Learning Complex Learning Lab

Teaching and Learning Complex Learning Lab

The Teaching and Learning Complex Learning Lab (TLC Lab) is located in The Teaching and Learning Complex, Rooms 1211 and 1213. The TLC Learning Lab offers flexible seating, natural lighting, and enhanced connectivity.

Along with managing the TLC Learning Lab, The Center for Educational Effectiveness hosts The Teaching and Learning Complex Workshop Seriesdesigned to support instructors who are, will be, or would like to be teaching with active learning strategies in the Teaching and Learning Complex, which features flexible classrooms designed and equipped to enhance instructors’ ability to facilitate active learning and maximize student engagement. CEE has also developed resources specific to the TLC and active learning. Follow the links below to learn more.

TLC Workshop Series

Active Learning Resources


Reserving the TLC Learning Lab

The Teaching and Learning Complex Learning Lab (TLC 1211 and 1213) is available to UC Davis faculty and staff for instructional purposes (e.g., classes, trainings, and educational research). Reservation requests for Spring 2024 are now being accepted through March 11, 2024 at 5:00 PM.

Please note: the faculty member/Instructor of Record making the request or a member of their instructional team (e.g., TA) must be in attendance at each class meeting. The faculty member/Instructor of Record for the reservation will remain the primary contact.

  • Pricing
    • Currently, there is no fee to reserve the TLC Lab
  • Room Capacities
    • TLC 1211 and 1213 can each accommodate up to 30 students in an active learning room configuration
    • TLC 1211 and 1213 are separated by a removable room divider, allowing both rooms to be used at the same time for a single class accommodating up to 60 students in an active learning room configuration
  • Booking Procedure
    • We are no longer accepting requests for the Spring 2024 quarter. The link to the reservation request form for Summer 2024 Session I will be posted here in mid-April.
    • Following the close of the request period, CEE will review the details of all requests and contact requestors regarding room availability.
    • To confirm your reservation, you are required to submit a signed reservation agreement and participate in a 30-minute orientation to the space prior to the start of instruction



For inquires regarding the TLC Learning Lab, please email