Status Update: The main Auraria Library website is currently offline. This temporary website and the links below allow users to access all (or most) of the Library's resources. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we work with CU Denver's Office of Information Technology (OIT) to restore the main website as quickly as possible. Follow us on Twitter @aurarialibrary about the main website status update.

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Library Hours - Fall 2015

Download Fall 2015 Library Hours Summary [PDF}. Library hours are subject to change.
Fall HoursSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Aug 17 - Nov 229:00am - 5:00pm7:30am - 10:00pm7:30am - 10:00pm7:30am - 10:00pm7:30am - 10:00pm7:30am - 6:00pm9:00am - 5:00pm

Instruction Scheduling

The Auraria Library instruction scheduling form is currently unavailable online. If you have immediate instruction scheduling needs, please contact Mary K. Dodge by email at (please include Instruction Scheduling in the subject line). Alternatively, Mary may be reached at 303-556-3526.

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  • Walk-up help
    Please visit the Ask Us Desk in the main lobby for assistance. Ideally, walk-up help is for quick questions that will likely take 15 minutes or less to answer. Walk up assistance is available Monday – Thursday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday from 11:00 am – 3:00.

For general library information, as well as for questions about borrowing, renewing, or returning library materials, call 303-556-2639.

For research help, call 303-556-2585, Monday – Friday, 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. If there is no answer, please leave a message and someone will return your call within 24 hours (Monday – Friday).

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Denver, CO 80204