Hours and Location

Special Collections is accessible to campus and community researchers by appointment only. Materials are accessed in the George Connor Special Collections Reading Room, located on the 4th floor in room 439 of the Library.  

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


Appointments are required for all visitors.

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (by appointment)
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. Special Collections personnel meet community researchers who do not posses a valid Mocs Card at the Chamberlain Field entrance on the first floor of the Library and escort them to Special Collections.

UTC campus map depicting Chamberlain Field entrance.


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