Using the libraries through Spring 2022

Our buildings are open for regular hours, and we offer many services remotely. Face coverings are required for everyone indoors, following WSU’s current Covid-19 guidance. (Last updated: December 16, 2021)

Request physical items

You can access items directly from the shelf when we are open, request for us to hold items for pickup at any Pullman library’s Access Services desk, or continue to use locker pickup or home delivery.

Locker pickup in Pullman

On campus or in town? You can use contactless locker pickup. Select “Pullman Locker Pickup” when requesting an item. We will check the item out, put it in a locker, and email you instructions. You can pick up items 24/7 and we’ll hold them for 7 days. Lockers are just west of Terrell Library main entrance off the mall in the Terrell Parking Garage elevator lobby

Mailed to your home

Select “Pullman Home Delivery” as your pickup location when requesting an item. We will mail items to any WSU Pullman employee or student within the United States, including those in Pullman. Make sure your home address is up-to-date in myWSU. Don’t worry about paying to mail items back! We’ll provide you prepaid postage. View steps for selecting Pullman Home Delivery.

Scans of articles or book chapters

If you need an article or a book chapter and we have a physical copy, we will scan them for you. Make an Interlibrary loan request. Email with any questions about getting physical items.

Return books and other physical items

Please return to any WSU campus library book drop or slot, or for WSU Pullman and Global students, by mail. Read more on how to return books or to request a pre-paid mailing label. On campus or in Pullman? Place items in book drops outside library entrances. Not returning to WSU due to graduation or transfer? WSU Pullman affiliates can return items by mail! We will send a postage-paid address label to you. Email your current mailing address to For other campuses, please contact your campus library with questions on how to return material: You may return Summit items to any Summit library.

Get help

Questions on our resources, locating full-text, or tracking down citations? We will help through:

Request class instruction

Our librarians can help you with your course by providing
  • Remote instruction via Zoom with your class. Schedule a class.
  • Online instructional activities, and sharing the results.
  • Guides highlighting sources & services for assignments or class.
  • Student consultations (1-on-1 or in groups) over Zoom, email, or phone. Book a session.
Read more about the services Library Instruction offers.