Coronavirus information for Feinberg.

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Hours & Location


Current Library Hours & Access

  • Monday to Friday: 8am — 8pm*
  • Saturday: 10am — 6pm*
  • Sunday: 12pm — 8pm*

*The above hours refer to the entire library space, i.e. all publicly-accessible areas and levels. Outside of these hours, the library's Extended Hours Study Space (EHSS) is open to FSM affiliates 24/7.

Galter Library is open only to Feinberg School of Medicine affiliated faculty, staff, students, residents, and fellows. To enter the library, you will be required to use your Wildcard for access through the front entrance at 320 E. Superior Street. Please read below for information on library policy and expectations.

Reference Assistance
For reference questions, please phone us at 312-503-8126, email Galter Reference (monitored 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday) or contact your liaison librarian directly.

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Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center
320 E. Superior St., Chicago IL 60611
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The library entrance has moved to the Superior Street side of the building, between the security desk and Starbucks. At this time, only Feinberg School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students can enter the library. You will be required to use your Northwestern Wildcard or Northwestern Medicine badge for access through the front entrance at 320 E. Superior Street.

For details on Galter Library's policies and services with regard to COVID-19 / Coronavirus, please see our June 2021 update.

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Updated: July 6, 2021