Building Hours

Extended Hours for Finals

Dec 13 – 7:30am – 7:30pm
Dec 14 – 7:30am – 4:30pm
Dec 15 - CLOSED
Dec 16 - CLOSED

Winter Break Hours
Dec 17 - 21 - 8am - 4:30pm 
Dec 22 - Jan 1 - CLOSED

Research Help Hours

Mon-Fri - 8am - 4:30pm
Sun - 

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Call: 785-639-6180


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Forsyth Library Partnerships

Forsyth Library is honored to have several partners in learning to serve the students of Fort Hays State University. Our partners include:

The Writing Center
The Writing Center is located on the first floor of Forsyth Library and is staffed with trained consultants who will help you polish your writing - from choosing topics to structuring essays to perfecting documentation style.

The FHSU Makerspace is a space on the lower level of Forsyth Library that provides an area for any FHSU student or Hays community member to build, tinker and explore projects and ideas within the STEM fields.

The Honors College
The Honors College is a program of distinction designed to welcome the brightest young minds of our university. The inaugural class of 31 students will begin in Fall 2015. The idea is both to provide a challenging curriculum across the range of programs for academically gifted and ambitious students. The Honors College is located on the lower level of Forsyth Library.

Office of Scholarship and Sponsored Projects
The FHSU Office of Scholarship and Sponsored Projects provides support for the university community by serving as the central administrative unit responsible for the acquisition of external resources through grants and contracts, providing support and guidance for regulatory compliance and the responsible conduct of research, and supporting high quality undergraduate student-faculty research and scholarship.

Tiger Food Exchange
The goal of the Tiger Food Exchange is to provide an easy, safe, supportive and educational environment in which students, faculty and staff can readily access healthy food as well as nutrition information.

Tailored for Tigers
Tailored for Tigers will provide Fort Hays State University Students with affordable professional clothing for business professional purposes.

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