Information for Visitors

Room 0133, Lower Level of the University Library

The Special Collections Team welcomes visitors year-round to use the resources of the Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives. If you are planning a research visit, please contact the Archives beforehand so we can help you plan your research time and have your materials ready for you to use. 

Parking Near University Library

Metered parking, attended lots, and parking garages are marked in yellow on the Campus Map. Visitor parking rates are available here. Parking for persons with physical disabilities is available near every building and is marked clearly in each lot and garage. Parking garages closest to University Library are the North Street Garage (next to Hine Hall), Sport Complex Garage (visitors 1st floor; next to the IU Natatorium), and the Blackford Street Garage (requires IUPUI permit).

To access University Library from:

  • North Street Garage, take the elevator/stairway to the top floor and take the elevated crosswalk to the Business/SPEA Building. Continue the length of the corridor to the crosswalk into IUPUI University Library, entering on Level Two. The Archives is two floors down on the Lower Level.

  • Sport Complex Garage, go to the second level of the Natatorium to the elevated crosswalk above New York St. and proceed to the Education/Social Work Building. Follow the corridor to the point where it connects to University College and the Business/SPEA Building. Turn right and go through the automatic doors marked "University Library." You will enter the library at the Level Two lobby. The Archives is two floors down on the Lower Level.

  • Blackford Street Garage, cross Michigan St. and turn right. Turn left at the flag pole - the library sits diagonally to the other buildings in front and slightly to your right. You will enter at Level One, the Archives is one floor down on the Lower Level.

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Updated Mar 03, 2020 by brown314