Visit us

We welcome visitors to our Library.

Anyone is welcome to visit us, for reference use of printed items, and to use the study space. It is also possible to join the Library with borrowing rights via SCONUL or as a school or corporate user by becoming a member.

Visitor information

Opening hours

In order to visit the Library, students will need to book beforehand.

Study spaces

24 hours Monday - Sunday

Click and collect services

24 hours Monday - Sunday

COVID-19 update

The Library is now open to members of the University of Surrey; unfortunately visitor and alumni access remains unavailable. We will update on this page as soon as anything changes.

Please email the Library with any enquiries. Please check our Twitter page 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

Under 16s may only visit the Library if accompanied by a parent, guardian, or adult otherwise authorised as a primary carer.

Floor plans

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

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 quiet study areas.

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University of Surrey