University of Arizona

                                             Special Collections will be closed December 20, 2023 through January 1, 2024 in observance of the University Holiday break.

Hours, Location & Parking

Special Collections is open to everyone, without an appointment, from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

If you plan on traveling to visit us, you can still schedule an appointment in advance.

If you’re an instructor or looking for duplications and permissions, also see our online services. For self-service guides to help you with your research, see our Special Collections Research Guides.

We might be able to help you remotely, or you may want to visit us to see collections in person (face coverings recommended, but not required). For research assistance, you can email us at or complete the form here and we’ll get back to you.


Special Collections is free and open to the public.


We are open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm (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 southwest corner of University Blvd. / Cherry Ave., next door to the Main Library Starbucks. 

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.


We support the participation of people with disabilities in academic pursuits at the University of Arizona and in lifelong learning. We provide access to research materials and services through reasonable accommodations, such as readily accessible adaptive technology and software, special equipment, and personal assistance.