Building Access Policy

The Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library is not open to the general public. 


Entry is normally limited to the following:

  • Faculty, staff & students of Tufts University
  • Tufts Medical Center staff
  • Retired and emeritus faculty/staff of Tufts University
  • Tufts-affiliated institutions/organizations
  • Alumni of Tufts Boston Health Sciences campus schools. Other Tufts campus alumni with alumni library card.
  • Individuals with valid identification from a Boston Library Consortium member-institution (a valid BLC card is also required for BPL card holders)

Tufts Hirsh Health Sciences Library offers an Associate Membership Program for non-profit organizations, for-profit corporations or individuals not affiliated with Tufts University.

Using the building

Access to the building for Health Sciences campus students, faculty, and staff is available during all building hours.


All others may only enter the building during staffed hours:

Monday-Friday: 7am-7pm

Saturday: 10am-7pm

Sunday: 12pm-9:50pm


If you have any questions about access please visit our Getting Started with Access page or Ask Us via email, chat, or phone call.