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University Libraries

University Libraries

University Libraries

Main Library at Anderson Academic Commons Hours

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.

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*

Fall Finals Schedule

Tuesday, November 16 – Tuesday, November 23

24 hours starting on November 16 at 7am, ending on November 23 at 8pm
Wednesday, November 24: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28: CLOSED


Winter Interterm

November 29-December 22

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM –  8:00 PM

December 17

8:00 AM - Noon

December 23

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The AAC will be closed December 24-January 2


Winter Quarter Hours

Monday, January 2- Wednesday, March 10

Monday – Thursday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Friday: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM –  12:00 AM


Monday, January 17- CLOSED

*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

Since COVID-19 restrictions have been modified, the AAC Lending Desk and Stacks reopened for borrowing on July 6, 2021. 

For additional details, please see our updated curbside pickup page.

Alumni and visitor borrowing is not allowed at this time.

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 AAC Lending Desk or through reservable lockers. 

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

Research Center

As of July 6, the Research Center is providing in-person services for currently enrolled students and DU employees cleared for campus access. 

Special Collections

The Reading Room is available by appointment only to currently enrolled students and DU employees cleared for campus access.

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.