Mugar Memorial Library
Preparing for a Visit
smartphone Display your green daily attestation email/badge to enter the George Sherman Union, prior to entering Mugar Memorial Library.
credit_card Bring your BU ID card. All members of the BU community will be required to swipe their BU ID card to gain entry to Mugar.
masks Face coverings are required for entry and must be worn at all times in the building.
reduce_capacity Building capacity has been significantly reduced and spaces have been reconfigured to maintain social distancing.
sync_alt Lanes for queueing are marked outside the entrance to Mugar in the GSU Link.
Refer to Back2BU for complete information on safety and guides on return to campus.More about Visiting the Libraries
The majority of our services are available online. Remaining in-person services have been centralized at the Library Services Desk.
|BU Libraries 2 Go||shopping_bag Pickup at Mugar Entrance|
|Circulation Desk||live_help Go to Library Services Desk|
|Interlibrary Loans||live_help Go to Library Services Desk|
|Library Services Desk||live_help Open 8 am – 11 pm daily|
|Krasker Film / Video||clear Closed|
|Research Center||event_available Chat or Zoom Appointment|
|Reserves Desk||clear Closed|
|Returns||assignment_returned Outside Mugar/GSU entrance|
|Stacks||clear Closed – use BU Libraries 2 Go|
|African Studies Library||event_available By Appointment – email@example.com|
|HGARC (Archives)||clearClosed – contact firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Music Library||event_available By Appointment – email@example.com|
Navigating within Mugar
map View floor plans for available services points and study spaces.
follow_the_signs Follow signage in and around stairwells, restrooms, elevators, and study areas.
stairs Stairway traffic is one way only on levels 1-4. Go up using the stairway closest to the entrance / GSU (south). Go down using the stairway closest to the Charles River (north).
elevator Elevator occupancy is limited to 4 people.