Library Hours

The Rincker Memorial Library is closed until further notice.

The Library will continue to support the CUW academic community with digital resources and online support.

Librarians will be available to assist students and faculty with questions through Ask a Librarian or chat during the following hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday through 5/30 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday beginning 6/6 Noon - 5:00 PM


  • Primo and Databases by Subject are available 24/7 for access to ebooks and online journal articles.

  • Research Guides include videos and tutorials to assist students and faculty with locating electronic materials.

  • Any student or faculty member may make an appointment for an in-depth consultation with a librarian via Zoom. Request an appointment through Ask a Librarian.

  • Article and book chapter requests can continue to be submitted through Primo and Interlibrary Loan. Due to statewide and SWITCH closures, SWITCH and ILL book requests are unavailable until further notice.

  • Requests for CUW materials to be shipped to you can be submitted in Primo by selecting Home Address for Hold Shelf Location. You would be responsible for shipping items back to CUW at your expense.

  • Due dates for library materials have been extended until the end of May. Please check your library account. Books may be returned via mail or a drop box near Campus Safety.

Directions to the Library

The Library is located on the second floor of Rincker Hall. From the Campus Main Entrance (Administration), proceed down the hallway and through the glass doors. Go up the staircase one floor. The entrance to the library is at the top of the stairs. Campus Map and Directions.