Carnegie Mellon University

Kirr Commons

Kirr Commons, commonly referred to as the Black Chairs, is a main lobby and student gathering space and hub in the Cohon Center.

During academic semesters, Kirr Commons hosts many of the Late Night events series.

Photo of Kirr Commons with a view of the staircase and Black Chairs

Kirr Commons

ROOM SIZE: 42' x 39'

24 black lounge chairs

View the virtual tour of Kirr Commons.

Photo of Kirr Commons from the main Cohon Center entrace

Kirr Commons - view toward the Connan Room and Wean Common

ROOM SIZE: 42' x 39'

24 black lounge chairs

View the virtual tour of Kirr Commons.

Photo of Kirr Commons from the second floor of the University Center looking down

Kirr Commons - view from second floor balcony

ROOM SIZE: 42' x 39'

24 black lounge chairs

View the virtual tour of Kirr Commons.

Photo of Kirr Commons from a balcony to the side of the Black Chairs

Kirr Commons - view from second floor balcony

ROOM SIZE: 42' x 39'

24 black lounge chairs

View the virtual tour of Kirr Commons.

Photo Kirr Commons from an aerial perspective, showing the Black Chairs and staircase

Kirr Commons - view of black chairs

ROOM SIZE: 42' x 39'

24 black lounge chairs

View the virtual tour of Kirr Commons.

Photo of Kirr Commons featuring left staircase and Black Chairs

Kirr Commons - view from second floor balcony

ROOM SIZE: 42' x 39'

24 black lounge chairs

View the virtual tour of Kirr Commons.

Web Stations

Five web stations are available around the perimeter of Kirr Commons, maintained by Cluster Services. Users must log in with their Andrew IDs to use them. There is a 15-minute usage limit.

Printing Station

Cluster Services also offers a black-and-white printer on the Andrew printing system. Please contact the C-Con at 412-268-8776 for printer problems, including paper.
(The Information Desk cannot provide paper for the Kirr Commons printer.)