The Kraemer Family Library is located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the El Pomar Center. One entrance connects the library directly to the University Center.
The Library has a number of resources that are available for all students to use. You may even be a bit surprised of what resources are available at our library!
Main Collection: The majority of the books in the library are located on the 3rd floor of the library.
Reference Collection: Reference books, like encyclopedias and dictionaries, are located on the 2nd floor behind the Research Assistance desk.
Popular Reading: This collection, located on the 2nd floor, contains fiction and non-fiction books for recreational reading.
Young Adult & Children's Collection: Books for children and teens are located on the 2nd floor near the restrooms.
The Library has a great collection of documentaries, foreign language films, and popular movies located on the 2nd floor of the library. These DVDs are available for check out and can be taken out of the library. Most films have English subtitles.
Many items are available to check out from circulation. These include: headphones, phone chargers, computer chargers, white board markers, portable DVD players, and umbrellas. For a complete list of items, stop by the circulation desk.
Once you have your library item, bring it to a circulation desk at either entrance. UCCS students, faculty, and staff will use their UCCS ID card to check out.
Books: Undergraduates- 3 weeks; Graduate students- 6 weeks; Faculty/Staff- 3 months
DVDs & CDs: 1 week
Child & Young Adult Literature: 3 weeks
Popular Reading: 2 weeks
If no one has placed a hold on your item, you can usually renew it up to 3 times. You can renew items in person, over the phone (719-255-3296), or online using My Library Account (you will need the barcode on the back of your UCCS ID).
Most items have a 3 day grace period. You will be charged $1.00 on the 4th day after the item's due date and 50 cents each day after.
If you need to work with a group, or want to chat with friends while you study, use the collaborative work space near the exit to the university center on the 2nd floor of the library.
There are 33 study rooms located around the library. Some can be reserved, but many are only available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can use the online reservation system to reserve a group study room.
If you come to the library with your children, feel free to use the parent/child study room. This room is on the third floor. All children must be supervised by their adult guardian if they are under the age of 14.
The quiet study zone is located on the 3rd floor of the library, and includes the area above the exit to the University Center until the stairway. Please silence phones, use headphones when needed, and whisper.
You don't need to sign up for a computer - just sit down at an empty machine and log in with your UCCS username and password.
There are 12 public computers for UCCS visitors - 6 on the main floor next to the Research Assistance desk and 6 on the upper level behind the stairs.Visitors do not need to sign up or ask to use these computers.