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As of August 17th, 2020:
  • Enter the library via the South Entrance.
  • The East entrance will only grant access to the Market Place.
  • Masks and Social distancing are required while in the library.
  • 3rd and 4th floors will be closed.
For more information visit our COVID-19 Response page.

COVID-19 Response

The Max Chambers Library response to COVID-19

Quickly evolving conditions may require changes to this policy with little or no advanced notice. This page will be updated as the situation changes. Thank you for your cooperation!

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COVID-19 Response

Fall 2020: The Max Chambers Library 1st and 2nd floors are open. Most services will still only be offered virtually during UCO's response to COVID-19. UCO students, faculty, and staff will be able to access computers and the internet. Unfortunately, we will not be able to offer computer access to members of the public. Check the Edmond Public Library, located at 10 S. Blvd, for computer access.

  • Masks and social distancing are required while on campus. Social distancing is a minimum of 6 feet.
  • Enter the library via the South Entrance.
  • The East entrance will only grant access to the Market Place.
  • ONLY 1st & 2nd FLOORS ARE OPEN. Floors 3 & 4 are CLOSED. Library staff will retrieve materials upon request - Request A Library Item Instructions.
  • Returning Items: Please return Chambers Library books and multimedia to the outside drop box West of the Library building. Do not put Library laptops in the drop box.
    • Notice: To help ensure the safety of our customers and staff, returned items are quarantined before check-in. You will not be charged late fees for the quarantine period.
      • 5 day check-in delay for books
      • 9 day check-in delay for other items
  • The Innovation Studio is only available by appointment for one person at a time - Schedule an appointment.
  • 3rd floor study rooms are CLOSED. 2nd floor study rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • If you need to collaborate with other students, please do so virtually - List of collaboration resources.

Hours of Operations: August 17, 2020 - December 11, 2020



Innovation Studio


Virtual Chat

Monday - Thursday

7:30 am - 10 pm

By appointment only
Schedule an appointment

8 am - 5 pm

8 am - 12 am
Friday 7:30 am - 6 pm 8 am - 5 pm 8 am - 6 pm


10 am - 6 pm

By appointment only
Schedule an appointment

10 am - 6 pm


Noon- 12 am


Noon - 12 am

Library Services during COVID-19

Students who choose to come to the library are advised to practice social distancing by remaining at least six feet apart from others.

The University's custodial partners will be cleaning and sanitizing.

For more information about the University of Central Oklahoma's response, visit the UCO COVID-19 website.