Visit us

The Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during semester.

Library Christmas and New Year Opening Hours 2023-24

From 11 December until 26 December the Library will be open between 08.00-Midnight.

From 27 December the Library will resume 24 hour opening.


Exam restrictions

There will be restrictions to visitors from 3 Jan until 26 Jan

Visitor information

The Library is open to members of the University of Surrey, visitors and alumni, with no need to book a seat in advance of your visit.

To request a Library Visitor card, please fill in the Visitor Access Request form, then bring your confirmation email and a piece of valid photo ID with you to the Library on your first visit.

Please email the Library with any enquiries. To provide feedback on our services you can use our feedback form. Please check our website for updates.

Accessibility guide

We have partnered with AccessAble to develop accessible library guides to help you get to and around our buildings more easily.

Under 16s

Children under the age of 16 may only visit the Library with an adult, who must accompany them at all times and be responsible for their safety and behaviour.

Floor plans

We have floor plans for all five levels of the Library building explaining the available facilities.

How to get here

The University of Surrey Library is based at our Stag Hill campus in Guildford. You can get to us by train or car, find out more about travelling to the University.

Resources for visitors

Visitors have access to all hard copy resources within the Library. Please use SurreySearch to see what we have available in the Library.

You are welcome to use our individual and group study areas.

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