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Visiting the Libraries

UMass Amherst Libraries are open to the public, with many resources and services available to all.

Getting to Campus

  • Directions
  • Parking
    • For 1 FREE hour of parking in the closest garage, visit the Circulation/Reserves Desk on the Lower Level to have your ticket validated.
  • Campus Map

Information for Visitors

Plan a Group Visit

Visitor Privileges

    • Borrowing
    • Computers and Internet access
    • Scanning and Faxing
    • Online resources - Access to library databases (subscription and open access) is available in both W.E.B.  Du Bois and the Science and Engineering Libraries.
    • Wireless access - Only UMass community members with current, valid NetIDs may access the wireless network

To help plan your Group Visit

EventTime Estimate
Library Tour 20-30 minutes
Instruction Session 20-30 minutes
Borrowers Cards 10-20 minutes*
SCUA Visit 20-30 minutes**

*This is if you follow the borrowers card instructions online.

**You will need to consult with SCUA if you want anything from the collection on display.