8:30-4:30 p.m. on weekdays
11:00-4:30 p.m. on Saturdays & 12:00-4:30 p.m. on Sundays
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on weekdays
The Wittliff Collections reading room is open by appointment only. Requests from Texas State students and faculty will be prioritized over all others.
Location: The Wittliff is located on the seventh floor of the Albert B. Alkek Library on the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.
Special Assistance: The walking distance to the library from the parking area is approximately 330 feet, most of which has an incline. For assistance, or for mobility impaired/accessible parking, please call The Wittliff at 512.245.2313.
Reservations are required.
Limited free parking is available by reservation just outside the Alkek Garage located at the end of Talbot street. See Parking Map below.
On weekends, the Alkek Garage is free and open to the public. Additional parking is available in Woods Garage nearby.
Use Google Maps to get to the Alkek Parking Garage.
As you approach the garage by car, see Parking Map and follow steps 8-10 below.
Turn By Turn Directions
Walking to The Wittliff
After you park, walk into the Alkek Garage and up the ramp to the Alkek Library. The library entrance will be to your left. Take the elevator to the seventh floor. Note: The walking distance to the library from the parking area is approximately 330 feet, most of which has an incline.
If you have questions, University Parking Services are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 512.245.2887.
View the campus map for a detailed view of streets, garages, and buildings.
If you are interested in a guided tour of The Wittliff Collections, please submit a Wittliff Tour Request Form. Guided tours are free and generally last 1 hour. Groups larger than 25 will be divided to assure everyone can hear the tour guide and fit into each gallery without over-crowding.
Please contact our Tour Coordinator, Michael Harrison, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512.245.2907 with any questions.
For school groups, please read our Visitor Guidelines (K-12) below.
We encourage you to bring young visitors to The Wittliff Collections. If your group is larger than 15 people, please schedule in advance with our Tour Coordinator, by filling out our Wittliff Tour Request Form.
Please go over our Behavior Guidelines with your group before you arrive at The Wittliff. These guidelines will help everyone know what to expect here while keeping people and archives comfortable.
Keep in mind that as part of a college-level educational institution, we do not censor the work in our exhibitions — some materials may be challenging to younger visitors. If you have any concern about the appropriateness of our exhibitions for your group, please contact our Tour Coordinator, Michael Harrison, at email@example.com or 512.245.2907.
If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact 512.245.2313 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least 72 hours in advance of the event.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus.
To research at The Wittliff Collections please make an appointment.