Visit & Study

  • The Libraries are open for individual, quiet study and research.
  • Face coverings are required at all times while in the Libraries.
  • The Libraries have reduced occupancy and arranged furniture to implement social distancing procedures.
  • All study rooms are closed for group and individual use.
  • Books stacks are closed to the public. Please use the No-Contact Pick-up service to receive print materials.
  • Courtesy and community borrowing is unavailable. More updates regarding non-affiliate services can be found in our FAQs.

Safety Guidelines

Face Coverings

University guidelines regarding face coverings apply at the Libraries. You must wear a face covering in all Libraries spaces. You will be asked to leave if you are not wearing a face cover.

Social Distance

The Libraries have spaced furniture to ensure appropriate social distance. Please do not move the furniture.

Moving around the buildings

Please keep 6 feet from others at all times. There might be directional signage in our space to help with the flow of traffic. All book stacks are closed and we encourage you to browse our collections online and use our no-contact delivery service. Please do not congregate near the elevators or printers.

Aggies helping Aggies

We’re all in this together. Be considerate of all those around you. What you might be comfortable with, someone else might not be. Please be respectful.


Sterling C. Evans Library & Annex

All floors are open for come and go seating. 

Business Library & Collaboration Commons

All floors are open for come and go study. OAL lab is open.

Cushing Memorial Library & Archives

Open by appointment only.

Medical Sciences Library

1st floor is available through reservations.

Policy Sciences and Economics Library

Open for come and go study.

University Press

Open by appointment only.


  • The Libraries are cleaned daily.
  • High-touch spaces such as elevators and doors are cleaned twice a day.
  • Tables and computers are not cleaned after each use. Please bring your own cleaning wipes.

Closed for Safety

We’d like to be able to be completely open but there are just some things we can’t do safely. The follow areas are closed to the public:

  • The Studio
  • Evans Annex
  • Print Course Reserves
  • Equipment check-out
  • Fit spaces
  • Video and CDs Check-out

While some spaces are closed, you can make an appointment via AskUs to use:

  • Government Documents
  • Maps
  • Microforms