While the primary function of the University Library is to support the instructional and research needs of the UConn faculty, students, and staff, we also welcome visitors to use our resources and facilities.
*note: After 8pm, a UConn ID is required to enter the Homer Babbidge Library (Storrs), including 24-hour study spaces.
Due to significant water damage sustained at the Hartford Public Library as the result of a burst pipe, all UConn Library spaces located in HPL are closed to the public. Access to requested materials and reserve items is in a temporary location in the Hartford Times Building (HTB) Room 144 at 10 Prospect St. Please see https://lib.uconn.edu/location/hartford-campus-library/ for hours and updated information.
|Avery Point Campus
Avery Point Library
UConn Library Hartford
Jeremy Richard Library
Waterbury Campus Library
|*ASC services and policies may differ from those below. Please visit their site directly|
There are a limited number of computers available to visitors (those without a University issued NetID) at each campus library. Ask at a service desk for locations. Visitors can also use their own devices and connect to the wireless guest network. At the Babbidge Library, public computers (not requiring a NetID for login) can be found on the Plaza Level across from the iDesk.
**Please note: due to significant water damage sustained at the Hartford Public Library as the result of a burst pipe, The UConn Hartford Campus Library is operating out of a temporary location and does not have a computer available to the public.
Borrowing / Applying for a Library Card
All visitors are welcome to use library materials in-house. Connecticut residents, registered students and faculty of the CT State University System or the CT Community Technical College systems, and spouses or domestic partners of UConn faculty or staff can apply for a Community Borrowers card which allows users to borrow up to 25 books at a time. For more information, including how to apply, see https://lib.uconn.edu/services/borrowing/community-borrower-program/
Members of the public are welcome to use any of our resources at any UConn campus library. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own laptop or device and connect to UConn’s guest network http://wireless.uconn.edu/uconn-guest/ as the availability of public computers is limited. Due to licensing restrictions, there is no off-campus online access to our subscription journals and databases for community members or the general public.
Printing / Scanning
Scanning is available as a free service at all campus libraries. Scans can be sent as an email or saved to a USB drive.
Food and Beverage
Noise and Cell Phone Use
The Babbidge Library and Dodd Research Center have several rotating exhibits throughout the year. https://lib.uconn.edu/about/exhibits/