Chat with DesignLab

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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 and Text Hours?
We will be closed for the summer. We will not receive any texts or chats until the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester.

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 start a chat?
Click on the buttons to the right to get started chatting!

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Begin chatting by clicking on this button

Begin a text conversation by clicking on this button (phones only)