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Research, Reading, & Writing Studio

Hours (updated 4/10/2023)

April 10 - June 2, 2023

In-person Hours (Main Level of the SPU Library, in the back to the left)

Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Nights and weekends online by appointment. See Penji link below to schedule.

The Studio will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023.


NEW!! Studio staff will be available in the Collegium during these times:

Tuesdays 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 8 - 9 a.m.
Thursdays 3 - 4:30 p.m.

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SPU Research, Reading, & Writing Studio
The Research, Reading, & Writing Studio serves current students who are seeking to read, write, and research better.  We come alongside students at any stage of the writing process, offering strategies for how to move forward with their own projects. 

Meet with a writing assistant:

In-Person Assistance in the Ames Library's Studio Space -

No appointment needed!

Located on the library Main Level in the southeast corner (back and to the left)


Online Zoom appointments:

We offer daytime, evening, and weekend appointments.
Use Penji to see availability and make an appointment

See below for information about downloading the Penji scheduling app.


Have a quick writing question?  Ask A Librarian using the chatbox in the lower right of this window!

Penji Scheduling App

For remote assistance, get started by downloading
the Penji app:

Penji Logo 

Computer | iOS Device | Android Device

Then use your SPU username and password to sign-up for a Penji account.

Image of two iPhones with Penji app on their screens