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Planning a Research Visit

Wittliff Collections Reading Room on the 7th Floor of Alkek Library

The Wittliff Collections welcomes visitors from around the world and makes every effort to assist visiting researchers during their stay in San Marcos or the surrounding area. Below is some general information to assist in planning a research visit.

Research Appointments:
Due to space constrictions, we require all individuals interested in conducting archival research in the Wittliff Collections reading room to make an appointment. Walk-in patrons will be accommodated only if there is space available.


Hours:
Hours for research are Monday through Friday, 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:30, subject to change during University breaks and interim sessions. Closed on holidays.

Driving and Parking:
Visitor parking is available upon request. Please contact the archivist to make arrangements.

The Wittliff Collections is located on the 7th floor of the Alkek Library. Follow the driving directions to the WOOD STREET entrance of Parking Garage #2 (Alkek). There is a guard booth at the gated entrance to the parking garage.

Public Transportation on Campus:

Transportation Services provides shuttle service to Texas State students, faculty, and staff in San Marcos and is available for visitors.

Public Transportation from Austin:

CARTS Interurban Coach and Interurban Express

Accommodations:
This list of hotels in the San Marcos area is for informational purposes only and does not imply Wittliff Collections endorsement of any of the accommodations.

Please do not hesitate to contact the archives staff as you prepare for your research visit to campus.