Hours & directions
Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., during the academic year, except major holidays. During semester breaks, on certain holidays, and in the summer, SCUA is open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. SCUA will be closed on days when the W.E.B. Du Bois Library is closed.
If you are planning a visit from a distance, please contact us in advance to verify that the department will be open. A small number of collections are stored off site and advance notice will expedite service.
|New Year’s Day||Jan. 1||Jan. 1|
|Memorial Day||May 25||May 30|
|Independence Day||July 4||July 4|
|Labor Day||Sept. 7||Sept. 5|
|Thanksgiving Day||Nov. 26||Nov. 24|
|Christmas holiday||Dec. 25, 30, 31, and Jan. 1||Dec. 26|
Location and contact information
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
154 Hicks Way
Amherst, Mass. 01003-9275
For directions to campus, see also the UMass Visitor’s Center Home Page. If you are driving, park in the Campus Center Parking Garage. When you emerge from the garage, the tall brick tower to the south is the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. Inside the Library, take the elevators to the 25th floor.