Texas Collection Visitor Information

Welcome to The Texas Collection! We hope to make your visit a pleasant one. Please contact us for reference assistance or to make an appointment to view materials. We are open Monday-Friday, 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Holiday, academic semester, and weather closings correspond to the Baylor Institutional Calendar.

If you are traveling from out-of-town, please review the Traveling to Baylor section and contact us so that we may better assist you.

As you plan your trip to visit us, please be aware of these additional points.

For information regarding Baylor's COVID-19 response, please visit the Baylor Coronavirus page.

Internet Access

If visitors bring their own laptops or mobile devices, Baylor's sponsored guest Wi-Fi is available. Review our Guest Wi-Fi guide for setup information.


KIC and flatbed scanners are available for use in the Ruth Shick Montgomery Media Resources Room at no cost. A USB drive is required to save scans. Any Texas Collection items copied must be recorded on the Photoduplication Form and submitted to the reading room monitor.

Check Out Information

A small portion of select volumes may be checked out to patrons with an active Baylor ID.

University Libraries

One Bear Place #97148
Waco, TX 76798-7148

(254) 710-6702