K-12 School Visitors

UH Libraries is happy to work with local schools, institutions, and youth groups for tours and library instruction.

How to request a visit

Fill out the request a K-12 visit form. Libraries staff will contact you within 2 business days.

  • Please submit requests at least 3 weeks in advance
  • For full-day visits, we recommend submitting a request at least 2 months in advance. This ensures we can fill the request

What we offer

Library ToursLibrary Classroom Instruction
  • Walking tour of library building(s) and basic services
  • Available for small or large groups
  • 30 to 45 minutes
  • Appropriate for any K-12 group
  • Practical research skills taught by librarians and staff
  • Maximum of 90 students (capacity of our classroom spaces)
  • 2-6 hours
  • Best for high school students with research assignments that involve library resources
  • Fridays are recommended

We can offer library computer use as well as library spaces for other types of visits as well. Please note any special requests on our K-12 visit request form.

Planning your visit

Parking on campus

Internet access

  • WiFi is available for visitors using the UHWireless network. See uh.edu/wifi for more information
  • K-12 students are welcome to access online articles from within the Libraries. There is no access outside of the Libraries. See our electronic resource access policy for more information
  • Teachers and students must follow the University’s policy for general computing

Checking out items

Printing & copying

  • Students can print from inside the classroom only
  • Students can scan items for free using a flashdrive or any email address
  • Visitors are not able to make copies with library copiers