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Visiting the Libraries

library gazette

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

Getting to Campus

  • Directions
  • Parking
    • 1 FREE hour of parking in the campus garage Monday-Friday after 5 p.m. and weekends.    Visit the Info Desk on the entry level of the Du Bois Library to have your parking ticket validated.
      15 Handicap spaces between Goodell and South College are available for patrons and guests visiting the Libraries and Old Chapel who need Handicap Parking.
  • Campus Map

Information for Visitors

Visitor Privileges

  • Borrowing
  • Computers and Internet access
  • Scanning and Faxing
  • Online resources - Access to many 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

Plan a Group Visit

To help plan your Group Visit

EventTime Estimate
Library Tour 20-30 minutes
Instruction Session 20-30 minutes
Borrowers Cards 10-20 minutes*
Special Collections & University Archives (SCUA) 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.