COVID-19 & DU Libraries

The Anderson Academic Commons is open with restricted access. 

Review the Hours page for additional details.



Libraries COVID-related Updates

Only current students and DU employees who have been cleared to return to campus may enter the building. Each person must swipe their DU ID to enter and follow all current campus COVID-19 protocols.

General access for visitors and alumni is not allowed at this time, with the exception of registered attendance for campus events or for previously arranged archival research.

The Research Center is open for both virtual and in-person questions and consultations.

Group study rooms located on the upper level, as well as Nicki's Study room on the main level, are able to be reserved, while study rooms on the lower level are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Event and conference spaces in the Anderson Academic Commons are primarily used for internal campus events, but there is still limited availability. If you have questions, contact Ben Hartline at

In-person use of Special Collections and Archives is currently limited and requires an initial virtual consultation. In lieu of in-person appointments, explore our digitized collections



Review our COVID FAQs for detailed service and access changes.