The Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center is open by appointment only to current University of Chicago faculty, students, and staff. Information about how to request appointments can be found on our Reading Room Access page.
Special Collections staff members may be reached by using our Contact Form.
The Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center is open 9:00-4:45 Monday through Friday, and, when University of Chicago classes are in session, 9:00-5:45 Tuesdays and Wednesdays. To check when classes are in session, please see the University's Academic Calendar.
We open at 10:30am on the third Tuesday of each month.
We will be closed the following days in 2021:
Friday, January 1, New Year's Day
Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, May 31, Memorial Day
Monday, July 5, Independence Day (observed)
Monday, September 6, Labor Day
Thursday, November 25, Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 26
Friday, December 24, Christmas Day (observed)