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Homer Babbidge Library

COVID-19 Service Changes

The Homer Babbidge Library is available for use by UConn students, faculty, and staff only at this time. Our hours have changed to

Building Hours
Monday-Thursday – 12-10pm
Friday-Sunday – 12-8pm
Reserve a Seat

Service Desk Hours
Sunday-Thursday – 12-5pm
Friday-Saturday – closed

When you arrive at Babbidge Library, please be prepared to stop at the gates prior to entry to:

  • present your UConn ID
  • have your temperature checked
  • state your purpose for being in the building

To help keep our facilities as sanitary and safe as possible, no food or drink (other than bottled water) is allowed in the Library. You are encouraged to clean the work area that you have reserved both before and after your reservation time. Face coverings are required at all times. Go to our COVID-19 page to learn more.


Can’t find what you are looking for? You can start by using our Ask a Librarian tool or by reviewing our eResources guide.

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Visitor parking is available in the North and South Parking Garages (the South Parking Garage is closer to the Babbidge Library). Further information, including hourly rates, is available from UConn Parking Services. Detailed parking maps are also available.

Handicapped parking is available throughout the campus and near the Babbidge Library in the Dodd Center parking lot, as well as on the east side of Babbidge Library building.


Walking Directions from the South Parking Garage (view interactive campus map)

Exit the South Parking Garage onto Jim Calhoun Way. Turn right and proceed to the intersection of Jim Calhoun Way and Hillside Road. The UConn Bookstore will be on your right.

Cross Hillside Road and continue straight toward the Nathan L. Whetten Graduate Center. The School of Business will be on your left.

Continue straight past the Graduate Center. The Babbidge Library is straight ahead.