University of Arizona

Special Collections is closed due to COVID-19, public safety, and social distancing. Read our update.

Hours, Location & Parking

Special Collections continues to be available by appointment to students, faculty, and staff, and will extend appointments to the public starting August 2nd.

Faculty, students and staff who have questions about our collections or want to access our materials should consult our online services. If you would like to schedule an appointment to visit, please indicate that on our research assistance request form below. Our staff will review your request and follow up with you. If we can’t fulfill your needs any other way, we’ll work with you to set up a time to visit.

Members of the general public may continue to consult our online services to submit research questions or request duplications and other services prior to extending appointments to the public on August 2nd.  Beginning August 23rd, Special Collections will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 10am to 4pm.

For research assistance, email us at For self-service guides to help you with your research, see our Special Collections Research Guides.


Special Collections is free and open to the public.


Beginning August 23rd, we will be open Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm (exceptions may occur due to special events). Check our calendar for detailed hours. We are closed on weekends.


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Special Collections is located on the south side of University Blvd, just west of Cherry Ave. 

1510 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055


Visitor parking is available at the Cherry Avenue Garage located just east of the library. See garage rates and garage schedules. There are also metered parking spots on Cherry Ave. just north of Fourth St.