Guest and Alumni Services
Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library

Welcome to the Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library  

Utica College extends the privilege of using the library’s facilities to members of the community for study and research. Utica College is a private institution. The primary purpose of the college library is to serve students, faculty, and staff. 

Although visitors are welcomed, the Utica College Library reserves the right to limit access or otherwise restrict the use of College facilities, equipment, collections and services.

Getting Help:  


Alumni & Guest Services


Alumni and guests may apply for borrowing privileges. Identification is required.  A small fee may apply.  Note that Interlibrary Loan services are restricted to UC students, faculty, and staff.

Circulation & Loan Policies

  • 28 day loan is granted for circulating materials
  • Items may be recalled after 75% of original loan period
  • Note that items on course reserve, computer laptops, group study rooms and other equipment are not made available for alumni/guests
Computer Use

Utica College computers, printers and online subscription resources
 can be used by community members under the following guidelines: 

  • Computers can be used only by arrangement with a UC Reference Librarian during regular Reference service hours. (Note that Reference hours may not be the same as Library hours -- call ahead if in doubt)
  • During busy times, UC students receive priority and computers may not be available for guest use.
  • Identification and registration are required every time a computer use is requested.
  • UC Librarians and staff reserve the right to limit use of UC computers, printers, and online subscription resources by unaffiliated guests.
  • Alumni and guests may not borrow UC Library laptop computers or other equipment. 

Other Services and Guidelines

  • Walk-up assistance at the Information Desk, including orientation and guidance
  • Library catalog from library computers (and from the web) can be searched by everyone

  • In-house use of library materials, unless in restricted collections or on course reserve
  • Library study and meeting rooms are for the exclusive use of Utica College students and faculty

Visiting the Library

  • DirectionsCampus Map.  
    From the main entrance, the Library is on the right past Lot B.  Use designated parking spaces in Lot C. Enter the Library from the college plaza level.
  • Note that Library hours vary depending on schedules and holidays. Check the hours page or phone (315) 792-3041


Frank E. Gannett Library
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502-4892

(315) 792-3041
(315) 792-3361 (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502