University of Arizona

We welcome you to visit Special Collections. Appointments are limited and must be requested one week in advance. Get more details.

Hours, Location & Parking

Special Collections is open to everyone by appointment only. You can schedule a time to visit us Monday through Friday, between 10 am & 4 pm. Please make your request at least one week 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 schedule a visit to see collections in person (face coverings recommended, but not required). Either way, 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.


Beginning August 2nd and continuing until further notice, we will be open by appointment Monday - Friday, between 10 am & 4 pm (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.