RWS - About

Get to know the Studio


We're online until January 24

Western Libraries knows many students benefit most from an in-person learning environment, and we invite students to request an in-person appointment if that sounds like you. 

Winter Hours

Monday through Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm

Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm


ATTN: Closed Sunday, January 16, and limited hours Monday, January 17 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Ways to Connect



What is the Hacherl Research & Writing Studio?

The Hacherl Research & Writing Studio is where you can get connected with support for research, reading and writing across all subjects. Working with the Studio, you’ll develop strategies you can use to take control of your own learning and be able to independently tackle future challenges.

Where is the Studio?

Does the Research & Writing Studio support faculty and graduate students?.

I'm a student who wants to work at the Studio. How do I apply?

How can I use the Studio in-person?

How can I use the Studio online?

Why are you the "Studio" now? What happened to the Writing Center and Research Consultation?

Why doesn't the Studio edit papers?

Does the Studio have tutors for subjects like math, science, philosophy, and economics?

Why should I use the Studio if you don't have an expert in my subject?

Why should I use the Studio if I’m already good at writing, research, and reading?