Libraries, Writing Center, Museums

As a graduate student, you will be challenged to master a subject, to solve problems and to extend the boundaries of current knowledge. The University of Texas at Austin provides the materials and support essential to this endeavor.

University Writing Center

PCL Collaborative Commons

The University Writing Center provides free writing support for UT graduate students in all departments. The UWC's services include individual consultations, writing groups, events, presentations, and online resources.



The University of Texas Libraries hold more than 10 million volumes in multiple facilities, with specialized collections in architecture, Latin American culture and history, law, geology, marine sciences, and more.

Research Help & Support

PCL Books

Access academic assistance for research questions and citation needs. Find resources and expertise for scholarly research. Discover instructional support services for faculty and students.

Briscoe Center

Research Units & Centers

The university supports more than 200 cutting-edge research units and centers. They offer graduate students opportunities to conduct focused academic research and to find communities that match their interests.



Whether conducting research or just spending a quiet afternoon perusing some of the university’s treasures, graduate students have the resources of a number of museums at their fingertips—all part of Austin’s unique arts and culture scene.