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University of Central Florida

Library Website:

Library hours: You can find library hours at
Summer ‘24
Hitt Library, Main Campus
All UCF affiliated persons and community members:
Sun 12pm – 11pm Mon-Thu 7:30am – 11 pm Fri 7:30am – 7pm Sat 10am – 6pm

Directions and parking information for John C. Hitt Library:,from%20the%20main%20campus%20library

Phone numbers:

For account related questions, this chat can be transferred to an email ticket for follow up from a UCF librarian. If you wish to call them directly, the circulation contact number is 407-823-2580.

Circulation: 407-823-2580: if number is not working 407-823-1888
NOTE: Circulation is open all hours the library is open.
LibTech questions about tech items: 407-823-2384.
Starting Saturday 10/21/23 LibTech operating hours for lending equipment will be reduced. This includes
closure during weekends. New hours and reasons for the change can be found here:

Dummy Log In: N/A

Questions about bills, lost items and/or academic blocks on accounts please contact or call 407-823-5289.

The address to return items to Hitt if they cannot come onto to campus:
University of Central Florida
John C. Hitt Library – Circulation Dept (or “LibTech” if tech)
12701 Pegasus Drive, Building 2
Orlando, FL 32816-8030

Catalog Questions

Link to catalog: The Book/Catalog can be found here:

ILL: To request books/articles we do not have access to please go to the Interlibrary Loan page at

ARC: Items marked as ARC under Item Location in the catalog are located in the Automated Retrieval Center connected to the Main campus library. They will need to be requested online to be pulled for you. The process takes under an hour. You will be emailed when your request is ready for check out at the Circulation desk.
How to video for users with an active UCF Library account:
How to video for visitors without a library account and reciprocal Borrowers from other Florida State Colleges and Universities:


Library log in help:

Account Logins and NID login troubleshooting:

Account Logins: To renew, view checked out items, and place holds, select the Library Account NID log in button.
NOTE: If you get the message: The login process has failed, possibly due to expiration of patron account. Please contact Circulation to update your account 407-823-2580

Library login troubleshooting (OpenAthens):
NOTE: Fill out a Report a Problem form if the troubleshooting does not work

For off campus access click on Off Campus Access NID log in button.

NID Lookup: You can look up your NID by using the form on this page

NID Password Reset: You can reset your NID password by using the form on this page

University Writing Center (UWC): offers free consultations for all writing needs, which includes help with citations.

Information Literacy modules questions: please email and provide your instructor and course name. NOTE:  if a Database is down please fill out a Report a Problem form: and our eResources team will look into it for you.

Webcourse or Canvas Issues: please contact Webcourses @ UCF Support

How-to video for First Day/Opt In within Canvas:

Computer Service Desk: Please contact the Computer Help Desk at


If you are still have issues, please contact Circulation at 407-823-2580 wait through the voice message and someone will pick up to assist you.

Ebook Help: A guide for ebooks can be found here

Printing: Information on printing, copying and scanning in the library can be found here

Visitors and Community Members: John C. Hitt library is open to the public. To use UCF public computers please go to the LibTech desk on the ground floor to get a guest password. To use online resources you will need to get a separate guest password at the LibTech desk.
If you want to check out books you will need to purchase a Special borrower’s card at the Circulation desk. $30 for 6 months or $60 for a year.
Lost and Found: Please contact Circulation at 407 823 2580
Ask a Librarian Public FAQ:

Research Help

Link to databases: Databases can be found at

LibGuides: Libguides can be located at

Research Consultations: Need more help?  Please schedule a Research Consultation with a subject librarian here:

Other Helpful Information

Software list on UCF Libraries Public PC desktops, laptops and Windows tablets:

Here is a list of software loaded on the UCF Libraries public PC desktops, laptops and Window tablets:

Circulation Policy: Our Circulation policies can be found at

Textbooks: to see if the library carries your textbook, please use the search on this page:

Reserves: To see if we have a textbook on course reserve go to

Hitt Maker Podcast Studio: For information visit

List of Technology items lending: To see a list of technology items that can be checked out go to . All tech loans are on a first come, first served basis with no reservations via phone or online.

Questions about Technology lending/returns: Problems with lending tech and tech in library: please contact the LibTech desk at 407-823-2384

InfoLit Module questions/issues: For a help on InfoLit modules please visit

Study Room Online Reservation: To reserve a study room visit

For study room questions or to cancel a reservation contact Circulation at 407-823-2580.

Conference rooms for UCF Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) for meetings and academic departments for thesis/dissertation defenses can fill out a Suite 360 Conference Rooms interest form.

Wireless Policy: For information on how to use our wireless network visit

Library Spaces: UCF Libraries has many spaces available for use in our buildings including an event space, meeting rooms, study rooms and instruction rooms. Each type of space has policies guiding the use and reservation protocols. Please go to

Library Instructional videos

Site Coordinator Contact

Dawn Tripp ( Ask Us: 407-823-2562