Hours and Location

Special Collections is open to the public and visitors are welcome to come in and enjoy our resources in the George Connor Special Collections Reading Room, located on the 4th floor in room 439 of the Library. Due to limited staffing, this area of the Library strongly encourages researchers to make an appointment.

For information about planning your research visit, check out our FAQ.


Appointments are encouraged.

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

View special hours for any upcoming changes due to holidays, intercession, or university closures.


Special Collections is in room 439 located on the 4th floor of the Library. For more information about visiting us, explore driving directions, parking information, and campus maps.


For short visits, Special Collections recommends looking for parking in metered spaces located by the Library at 600 Douglas Street. If metered spaces are unavailable or you are planning a longer visit, we recommend parking in the East 5th Street Parking Garage.


University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403-2953