Schedule Your Visit

**In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to support the health and well-being of our university community, UTSA Libraries will be closing the Special Collections Reading Rooms at the John Peace Library and the Hemisfair Campus.

We regret any inconvenience but know that you share our desire to do everything possible—based on guidance from public health officials—to help protect our community during this time. Please feel free to email or call 210-458-5505 if you have questions or need more information.

As additional information becomes available about when the Special Collections will re-open, we will share it.

Visit the University’s website at for news about UTSA’s efforts to help protect the campus community.**


UTSA's Special Collections are housed in two locations: the John Peace Library and the Institute of Texan Cultures. Find out more about the materials held at each location.

To plan your visit:

  • Use the form below to schedule your visit. Make your request at least 5-7 days in advance
  • Complete a separate request for each collection you wish to view
  • Check our hours to ensure the reading room is open on the date needed

Visit Request