UTSA Libraries Policies

Due to the ongoing nature of the situation, these policies are subject to change.


John Peace Library

  • UPDATE 5/21/2021: Face coverings are strongly encouraged in all public and common spaces. Please read more about the UTSA policy concerning face coverings.

  • UPDATE 5/21/2021: Food and drinks are permitted inside the library. Beverages should be carried in covered containers. Please take special care around electronic equipment. Please dispose of all related trash.

  • View a map of available study spaces, which also shows sanitization station locations.

  • Real-time occupancy levels can be found on the home page and at the second-floor entrance.

  • The third and fourth floors will remain closed, including access to the book collection.

  • Public elevators are closed.

  • ADA access is available via outdoor ramps or the first-floor ADA elevator behind the main bank of elevators. Call 210-458-4574 for assistance.

  • Book checkout is available only through the Contactless Get It For Me service. To borrow a book, submit a request online using Get It For Me, then select your preferred delivery method.

  • For more information on UTSA campus policies, visit utsa.edu/roadmap.


Downtown Library

Closed, but offering the following services downtown:

  • Contactless delivery, including locker and curbside delivery (M-F, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.) 
  • Book returns via outdoor book drop on S. Frio Street    
  • Librarian consultations by appointment

Applied Engineering & Technology Library


Special Collections at Hemisfair


Special Collections Reading Room at JPL