Special Collections Hours and Events

Hours of Operation



By Appointment Only


By Appointment Only


By Appointment Only


By Appointment Only


By Appointment Only

Sat & Sun


Please see the Special Collections Schedule for specific dates regarding closures and abbreviated hours.


Due to the emergency situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic the Special Collections Reading Room is available by appointment only for on-site visits.

If you would like to make an appointment please contact Jeanette Hatcher at: jhatcher@tamiu.edu or (956)326-2404

To best insure confirmation for a preferred time slot, please contact us as far in advance as possible. 

Please note the following:

Visitors must have a confirmed appointment in order to use materials.

Visitor appointments are for a designated date and time.

Visitors are required to wear a protective mask.

Visitors are required to observe safe handling procedures.

Visitors must observe all recommended social distancing guidelines. 

Only one visitor is allowed per time slot.

Prior to visit, the researcher will be subject to a Reference Interview to facilitate efficient use of on-site research time.

If you have reference questions regarding Special Collections & Archives materials, policies or procedures, please contact the Special Collections Librarian.

Please note, as the situation develops updates will be posted to this page.  

Thank you for your patronage!  




  • Special Exhibit - TAMIU 2020 / Visions of the Past:  A look at the founding of our institution and the establishment of our current campus - Archive Reading Room, KL 203 / Feb 2020 - Dec 2020