COVID-19 Hours

24 Hour Study Area The 24-hour study area remains accessible via student Crimson Cards


Effective immediately, the Ruth Lilly Medical Library is suspending its operating hours due to updated COVID-19 campus building mandates. Our 24-hour study area remains accessible via IUSM student Crimson Cards.

Online resources and virtual library services continue as usual. We will monitor chat reference remotely 8am-8pm Monday-Friday. Or you may email our reference team any time at: MEDLREF@IU.EDU

We strongly encourage you to practice social distancing and follow CDC recommended hygiene practices to stay healthy. Find the latest update at

Exceptions to the Schedule – 2020


Holiday and special hours will be posted in the library and on the RLML News blog. All University Holidays observed.



The nearest visitor parking is the University Hospital Parking Garage, 600 University Blvd. or the Lockfield Parking Garage,1050 Wishard Blvd.
Please visit  the IUPUI Parking and Transportation Services for details.


There is a bicycle rack located outside the Walnut Street Entrance to the Medical Research and Library Building.  Please visit Bike IUPUI for information and tips on parking your bike on campus.  As with any college campus, bicycle theft is a constant problem. There are ways to substantially reduce the chances of your bicycle being stolen, please visit Bike IUPUI or the IUPD IUPUI for theft prevention tips.

There is an indoor bike parking/storage facility located in Hine Hall, available if you register your bike with IUPUI Parking and Transportation Services, see Bike IUPUI for details.

Street Address

Ruth Lilly Medical Library
975 West Walnut Street IB 100
Indianapolis Indiana 46202-5121