The purpose of The Commons is to promote conversation for the common good. Its goal is to form ethical leaders and inspire intellectual curiosity particularly in the areas of ethics and innovation. The Commons may refer to:
- A weekly gathering of the entire academic community for conversation normally related to ethics, innovation, current events, and from time to time, the life of the school.
- The overall program that shapes the academic discourse of ESLA through a variety of means such as conversations, guest speakers, service projects, academic study, and special events.