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The Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library is free and open to the public from 9am-5pm on weekdays, 9am-1pm on Saturdays, and 1pm-5pm on Sundays. For more information on hours, closures, and directions and parking, see the UNC Libraries’ Hours and Locations page.

Classes & Tours

We are happy to meet with on- and off-campus groups to provide research assistance with our collections or direct tours of the building and exhibits. For more information, see our Classes & Tours page.

News & Events

Check our Library News and Exhibits blog for information about current or upcoming exhibits, lectures, symposia, and other special events.

Disability Access

Disability access to Wilson Library is from the side (east) entrance of the building, facing the Undergraduate Library. Marked disability parking spaces are behind the Undergraduate Library, directly across from Stadium Drive and accessible from the South Road entrance. Inside the building, elevator access is available past the stairwell on the east side. The elevator allows access to all of the public areas of Wilson Library.


Wilson Library is located in the center of UNC’s campus, just south of the Old Well and South Building and directly across South Road from the Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower. If using a GPS device to locate us, please use “200 South Rd, Chapel Hill, NC.”


There are several parking options within a few blocks of Wilson Library, including the Rams Head Parking Deck at 33 Ridge Road and metered parking along South Road and Country Club Road. Please see the Department of Public Safety’s Map of Visitor and Metered Parking for a complete list of visitor parking on UNC’s campus. See above for information about disability parking at Wilson Library.

Visiting Researchers

If you are planning to come to Wilson Library to conduct research, please review the following pages:

Contact Us

If you have questions about visiting Wilson Library please call (919) 962-3765 or email us at