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 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 2020:

Wednesday, January 1, New Year's Day
Monday, January 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, May 25, Memorial Day
Friday, July 3, Independence Day (observed)
Monday, September 7, Labor Day
Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 27
Thursday, December 24
Friday, December 25, Christmas Day