Library facilities are open to those with UCSF ID, though selected spaces remain closed with services available remotely. See timeline for reopening.

Timeline for Reopening Spaces and In-Person Services

To support the phased return to campus of UCSF’s education mission, the library is following the below timeline to reopen our spaces and in-person services to UCSF faculty, staff, and students by March 1, 2022. All services currently remain available and continue to be provided remotely.

At this time, only UCSF essential visitors are allowed in library spaces. Non-essential visitor guidelines will be reviewed and updated by UCSF in the coming months.

March 2022 – May 2022

This timeline is subject to change at any time given the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mission Bay

  • FAMRI Library in the Rutter Center open to UCSF faculty, staff, and students via ID badge access, Monday–Friday from 7:30am–6pm
  • Hub/Hideout in Mission Hall open to UCSF students via ID badge access, 24/7.

Parnassus Heights

Kalmanovitz Library open to UCSF faculty, staff, and students via ID badge access Monday–Friday from 7:30am–6pm.

Study Spaces throughout the library are available with the exception of the 1st floor due to ongoing construction work.

Main Desk open 8am–6pm with curbside pickup available.

Makers Lab is closed

Tech Commons is partially open, all in-person access and services will reopen at a yet to be determined date.

Special Collections Reading Room The Reading Room is currently closed. For limited online reference services, visit Archival Research Services.

Hearst Room open to UCSF students via ID badge access, 24/7.

All services continue to be provided remotely. In-person consultations available with librarian upon request, dependent on availability. Note: In-person curriculum embedded sessions available upon request (most teaching still being delivered via Zoom).

ZSFG Library

  • Closed for utilization of community vaccine program. All services remain available remotely.

Changes will be posted as UCSF policies and guidelines are
updated in the coming months.