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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

Wednesday, March 31, 2021- Saturday, April 17, 2021:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Starting on Sunday, April 17, we will be open on Sundays.

Sunday, April 17, 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

Memorial Day, May 31, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*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 Lending Desk is closed and the book stacks in the Libraries are staff-only access. 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 (March 31 - June 12):
Monday & Thursday: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday & Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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 will occur on Tuesdays and Fridays for Spring Quarter.

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.