UDC Library - Information Commons

General Information

Phone: 607-777-9225


See:  Call Number Locations and UDC Floor Plans

The University Downtown Center (UDC) Library-Information Commons supports the College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA) which offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs for students interested in careers related to social justice, social work, education, public administration, government and human development. The Library-Information Commons, located on the main floor of the University Downtown Center, maintains a collection of books, reference materials, and regional government document to support these areas.


UDC Library Reader Services Desk

Students, Staff and Faculty are encouraged to make the UDC Library Reader Services Desk their first stop when making inquiries about resources and services offered by the library. You can contact the UDC Library Reader Services Desk at 607-777-9225.

Research and Reference Help

Research Assistance Services provide in-person, virtual and telephone assistance to help with identifying an extensive range of print and electronic resources for teaching, learning and research. During the fall and spring semesters, Research Help is provided in-person at the UDC Library. For more information, visit Ask A Librarian.

Research and Reference Help Hours

Every Thursday, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., when classes are in session, fall and spring semester.

Additional Services 

Information Commons | Print and Scan

Course Reserves: for students | for instructors

Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) Services

Study Spaces

In addition to the five study carrels in the UDC Library, the following rooms are available for quiet study during UDC building hours.

• Room 123 (Computer Pod)
• Room 328 (Graduate Computer Pod)

Fall Building Hours

Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.