University of Delaware, Morris Library
Morris Library is the main library for the University of Delaware community. The building is open to members of the public, who can also get a Public Borrower Card to check out library materials. Throughout the year, the library hosts a number of events that are free and open to the public.
Morris Library is part of the UD Library, Museums and Press, which hosts a number of exhibitions and events in its main library and four gallery locations across UD’s Newark campus. Those locations include Old College Gallery, Mechanical Hall Gallery, Special Collections Gallery and the Mineralogical Museum.
Please note: Visitors will need to bring photo identification (a University ID card, a U.S. driver’s license or a government-issued or school-issued photo ID) to enter the building.
Morris Library hours will vary during breaks, holidays and finals. These are the standard hours for the spring and fall semesters.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Monday: 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Driving Directions & Parking
Limited metered parking is available in a small parking lot next to Morris Library. Additional visitor parking is available nearby at the Visitors Center Lot, which is a pay-to-park lot.
Other Visitor Information
Handicap Accessibility: There is a ramp to access the main entrance of Morris Library as well as power-assisted doors. The turnstiles to enter the library are wheelchair-accessible.
All public elevators within the library are equipped with controls at ADA level to take visitors to all four floors. There is also a lower-height portion of most service desks so that they are accessible to all. Computers, bathrooms and water fountains are also available for wheelchair access. Red phones for emergency assistance are located at each main stairwell exit on each floor.
181 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19717
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