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Currently all ULS libraries are closed, but if you have questions, please contact Ask Us or check our Library Collections & Services: Updates for Summer 2020 page for ways we can still help!



Ask Us Service Policy

Services for the Non-Pitt Community

Hillman Library Cell Phone Use

Persons receiving or making cell phone calls are requested to do so in one of the following cell phone friendly areas:

  • Ground Floor entrance lobby
  • Cup & Chaucer Cafe' on the Ground Floor
  • The stairwells on all floors

Hillman Library Food & Drink

Cold foods are permitted throughout the library and beverages in covered containers are permitted throughout the library.  


Any individuals exhibiting inappropriate behavior will be reported and possibly escorted from the library by the security guard or Pitt Police. Inappropriate behavior may include behavior which creates excessive noise levels or disturbances, interferes with other patrons’ use of the library or library employees’ ability to perform appropriate duties, damages to library property, etc. The ULS reserves the right to revoke library access and privileges under certain circumstances.

Hillman Library Hours & Access

Please visit our hours page for information about library hours.  PLEASE NOTE that access to the building requires a valid Pitt ID for the hours between 11:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m.

Smoking and Vaping

Smoking and vaping are not permitted in any ULS library.

Inclement Weather and Emergency Closing

Directives issued by the University will be adhered to by the Library.