Chat with DesignLab

DesignLab’s chat and text service is intended for current students, faculty and staff of UW-Madison. SMS messages received from non-UW affiliates may be terminated.

What are the DesignLab Chat/Text Hours?
Chat and text staff will be online when DesignLab is open. We are open during the nine-month academic calender when classes are in session. See our main page for current hours.

Are session transcripts saved?
Yes, transcripts are saved and used by DesignLab and the UW-Madison Librarians in order to improve our services to you.

How do I text DesignLab?
Click on the “Text DesignLab” button or send a message to 608-599-5699
(Please note this line is for texting only. Messages sent after hours will not be responded to until we are open again)