Visiting the UIC Library

Maps and more, to visit our physical Libraries (in Chicago).

Before your arrival

Patron studying in a hijab and mask.

Before you arrive, you need a current (“green”) health check daily pass; vaccinations are required for students. Masks are also required.

For address and navigation info, see each Library Location’s page:

Please see our current Library Hours.  If you wish to browse special collections, please also consult Special Collections and University Archives for relevant visiting information.

Food and Drink

Food is not currently permitted in the Library.  Drinks are OK, but only in covered, non-disposable containers.  See Can I eat or drink in the Library for more information.

Daley Library

Main map of the Daley Library

Daley Library main map

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Reservations are not currently required for most seats in the Daley Library.  If the Library were to implement social distancing again in the future, this may change.  Please check back here for more information.

Study rooms and carrels are not currently available.

Library of the Health Sciences, Chicago

Screen capture of a map of the Library of the Health Sciences, Chicago

Library of the Health Sciences seating map

Most seats at LHS are available without reservation.  For a more private space, study rooms are also available; these do require an online reservation.

Please see the map below for the location of all available study spaces: the zone marked “F” on Level 1.

Other map colors represent Library seating which do not currently require a reservation. If the Library were to implement social distancing again in the future, this may change.  Please check back here for more information.

Events and More Information

For  location-specific information (events, etc.) for the Chicago branches, please see:

Also see a list of all current events across all Library branches.

For more on the Library’s plans for re-engagement, please see COVID-19 Details for UIC Libraries.

For campus-level maps, see UIC Maps.

Is the Library open? Library Hours