Located on the first floor of the East Tower in Wells Library, the Scholars’ Commons (SC) supports the journey from curiosity to discovery to publication. Researchers — whether faculty, staff, or students — come first in this space where they will find a powerful academic service hub that offers easy access to experts and technology for every stage of scholarship.

Reference Desk Service Hours

The Scholars' Commons is located on the first floor of the East Tower of the Wells Library.  Stop by in person, or text, call, or email.

Fall 2019

  • Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 1:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Sunday 11:00am - 10:00pm

Campus holidays and break hours will differ. Consult the Wells Library Hours for these exceptions.


The Scholars’ Commons brings together services from UITS, Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, College of Arts and Sciences, Institute for Digital Arts & Humanities, Cyberinfrastructure For Digital HumanitiesData to Insight Center, Office of Research Administration, University Graduate School, Writing Tutorial Services, and many more.

For more information about the Scholars' Commons spaces and services, contact Anna Marie Johnson, Head, Scholars' Commons.