Skip navigation
Please visit DU's COVID-19 website and subscribe to @uofdenver Twitter for updates regarding COVID-19.

University Libraries

University Libraries

University Libraries

Main Library at Anderson Academic Commons Hours

In response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in our surrounding community, the Anderson Academic Commons is operating on restricted hours and access.

Only DU students, faculty, and staff who have been cleared to return to campus may enter the building. Each person must swipe their DU ID to enter and follow all campus COVID-19 protocols, including wearing a mask, social distancing, and frequent hand washing. 

Visitor and alumni access is not allowed at this time.

Please see our COVID-19 page for the latest updates on operational changes due to the pandemic.

AAC Building Hours*

Spring Quarter Hours

Sunday, April 18, 2021- Saturday, June 12, 2021:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Summer Quarter Hours 

Sunday, June 13, 2021- Friday, July 23, 2021:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 12:00 PM –  8:00 PM

We will be open on Saturdays beginning July 24, 2021 and will post updated hours prior to that date.


Memorial Day, May 31, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 13, 2021: CLOSED for Summer Interterm
Friday, June 18, 2021: CLOSED for Juneteenth (observed)
Friday, July 2, 2021 - Monday, July 5, 2021: CLOSED for Independence Day

*Hours are subject to change.

For questions about building hours or services, contact the Lending Desk at (303) 871-3707.

AAC Curbside Pickup and Lockers

The book stacks in the Libraries are staff-only access due to COVID-19 protocols. Materials may be requested for contactless curbside pickup by appointment. We offer both curbside pickup times as well as bookable outside lockers. This service is available for current DU students, faculty, and staff. 

Spring Quarter Curbside Hours (Wednesday, March 31 - Saturday, June 12):
Monday: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday & Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Summer Quarter Curbside Hours (Sunday, June 13 - Thursday, July 1):
Monday: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday & Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Friday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Curbside pickup will be closed on Friday, June 18 in observation of Juneteenth.

After July 1, the library will be transitioning to materials pickup at the Lending Desk during all open hours. Outside lockers will continue to be available for reservations.

For Music Library curbside information, please visit the Music Library Research Guide. For information on access to Westminster Law Library materials, please see their COVID FAQ page

Hampden Center

The Hampden Center is the University Libraries off-site storage facility. Materials stored at the Hampden Center can be requested online and picked up at the Main Library through curbside. 

Hampden Center deliveries to the AAC occur on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Research Center

The Research Center is providing virtual services at this time. No in-person assistance is available.

Special Collections

The Reading Room is currently closed, but research support is still available online.

Academic Centers

Many of the AAC academic centers are offering online support. Please check the website of the various centers for complete hours and contact information.