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Getting around the Library

Atkins Library has several elevators, each of which serve different areas of the library. One elevator, located in close proximity to the Library Atrium, serves the ground floor through the third floor of the library, which are the floors where the majority of student activity takes place. This elevator easily accommodates wheelchairs of all sizes.

The two tower elevators, part of the original library tower constructed in the 1960s, are smaller & provide service from the ground floor through the tenth floor. They do not easily accommodate the average size wheelchairs but can be used by smaller mobility devices.

The library offers a retrieval service for students, faculty & staff which provides access to all library materials without having to physically access the floor where the material is located.

Contact the circulation (704-687-0491; or research staff (704-687-0891; for more detailed information & assistance.

Questions? Contact:

Tracie Krumbine, Patron Services Manager | 704-687-1146

Students with disabilities attending uncc are protected by laws that ensure equal access to education. The Library partners with the Office of Disability Services to ensure that all uncc students have access to the tools, reasonable accommodation, & support services to participate fully in their academic endeavors.

Library Resources/Services

Hours of Service

During the fall & spring semester the Library is open 24/5 with a 24/7 schedule during exams. Hours will fluctuate during breaks & summer session. Check the library's calendar for current hours./span>

The Research Help desk, located on the main floor of the library, is staffed between 10 AM - 7 PM Monday through Thursday & 10 AM - 4 PM on Friday during the fall & spring semesters. On weekends, students can get help at the circulation desk on the main floor of the library near the entrance. Hours will fluctuate during breaks & summer sessions. Check the Research Help desk calendar for current hours.

University Services/Resources