Information for visitors: In addition to the floorplans below, please check the following resources to help you plan your visit.

First Floor
  • Technical Services (staff only area)
  • 175: Interlibrary Loan (staff only area)
  • Media Collection, Services (162-166)
  • Meadow Reading Room, current newspapers
  • Map Collection
  • Recreational Reading Collection

First Floor

Second Floor

  • 250, 262-268: Librarians' Offices
  • Current Journals (call number order; unbound issues)
  • Government Documents
Second Floor
Third Floor

  • Book Collection: A - L
  • 360-368: Collaboration and Group Study Rooms (first-come, first-served basis)

Third Floor

Fourth Floor
  • 400a & b: Bloom Scholars Program Office
  • 400: Faculty Study
  • 410: Library Administration and Student Success Offices
  • Restrooms

  • 420: Reading Lounge
  • Book Collection: M - Z
  • 460-468: Collaboration and Group Study Rooms (first-come, first-served basis)
  • Outdoor Terrace
Fourth Floor

All floorplans: © 2003 Carol Naughton + Associates, Inc.

Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources: Building Location

Located in the heart of campus next to the Valparaiso University Chapel, the main entrance to the Christopher Center opens onto Campus Drive (second floor) with a first floor entrance available on the east (Chapel) side of the building. Check the campus map for further details.

Book drops are available next to the first floor entrance (Chapel side), the staff entrance (area west of the building), and inside at both the Circulation Desk (second floor) and Media/IT Help Desk (first floor).

Parking is available for staff and visitors in Lot 20 that lies to the south of the building. Entrance to the parking area is through the campus' main entrance from Highway 30. Handicapped parking is available in this parking lot as well as in front of the building just across the street. Student commuter parking is available near the Christopher Center in Lots (15 & 16).

After checking the resources listed above, call the library at 464-5500 if you still have questions.