The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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
    • 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.