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Information for Visitors

As part of the state’s flagship university, the University Libraries proudly serves Maryland residents and other visitors. Know which services extend to you!

For maps and parking information, visit our individual library location pages.

Access to Collections

Community Borrowers Program

Search our catalog from on or off campus, regardless of your university affiliation. Visitors can use our items on site during regular library hours. Items held at Severn Library need to be requested in advance. Check out books through our Community Borrowers Program.

Database Access

Guest access to university databases is available on-site by requesting a guest login at our service desks.

U.S. Government Documents and Information

As a federal depository library we house government information available online or in person at McKeldin Library.

Access to Technology

Accessing Campus Wifi

The umd-guest wireless network is freely available for visitors to the University of Maryland, College Park.

Printing, Copying, Scanning

Printing and copying are available to guests for a fee. Scanning is free for anyone using the libraries.

Public Computers

Visit any library service desk to receive a guest computer pass. Photo ID required.

Software and Program Access

Library computers offer a range of software programs including the Microsoft Office Suite.

High School Visits Get information about planning a high school visit to the University of Maryland Libraries.

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