Academic Resources


As a college student, you deserve support and encouragement. That's exactly what you'll find at PennWest Edinboro. Check out the numerous academic resources and tools that will help you develop and grow, so you will be ready for whatever life holds.

Edinboro Wants You to Succeed

At Edinboro, academic success is a priority. Our faculty and staff are prepared and committed to offer as much assistance and guidance as you need to ensure you receive an excellent education. The resources listed below are available to support you over your time at PennWest Edinboro.

Learning Commons

The Edinboro Learning Commons is an integrated center located on the second floor of the Baron-Forness Library. It provides comprehensive academic learning and support services to Edinboro students in one convenient location. Offices housed in the Learning Commons include:


The Baron-Forness Library at PennWest Edinboro exists to provide access to information. The library complements students’ classes and offers computer terminals, books, DVDs, scholarly articles and journals, and many additional services.

200 Tartan Drive
Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814-732-2273

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
**Hours may change depending on academic calendar.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is open to all students, faculty and staff for assistance with writing from a variety of courses. Tutors provide guidance as collaborators in the writing process and are skilled in working with individuals’ needs regarding written communication, especially in developing, revising and editing students’ papers.