A university ID is required for entry between 9:00pm and 7:00am during extended hours

For K-12 School Visitors

UH Libraries is happy to work with local schools, institutions, and youth groups for tours and library instruction.

How to request a visit

Fill out the request a K-12 visit form. Libraries staff will contact you within 2 business days.

  • Please submit requests at least 3 weeks in advance
  • For full-day visits, we recommend submitting a request at least 2 months in advance. This ensures we can fill the request

What we offer

Library ToursLibrary Classroom Instruction
Walking tour of library building(s) and basic services Practical research skills taught by librarians and staff
Available for small or large groups Maximum of 90 students (capacity of our classroom spaces)
30 to 45 minutes 2-6 hours
Appropriate for any K-12 group Best for high school students with research assignments that involve library resources
Fridays are recommended

We can offer library computer use as well as library spaces for other types of visits as well. Please note any special requests on our K-12 visit request form.

Planning your visit

Parking on campus

Internet access

  • WiFi is available for visitors using the UHWireless network. See uh.edu/wifi for more information
  • K-12 students are welcome to access online articles from within the Libraries. There is no access outside of the Libraries. See our electronic resource access policy for more information
  • Teachers and students must follow the University's policy for general computing

Checking out items

Printing & copying

  • Students can print from inside the classroom only
  • Students can scan items for free using a flashdrive or any email address
  • Visitors are not able to make copies with library copiers

Maps & Directions