The Bear CLAW (Center for Learning and Writing) links students, faculty, and staff to campus provided resources to encourage and assist with their academic success. The Bear CLAW space is open during regular Library hours. The Bear CLAW: A Users Guide The Bear CLAW is staffed by student employees and will not be open when classes are not in session. The Bear CLAW will open Monday, August 21 with limited services. In observance of the Labor Day holiday we will not be open September 3 & 4.