Using the Collections

Plan Your Visit Using the Collections
Using the Collections

Admission is always free!

We have four public PCs, and FLC-affiliated patrons can print using their Skycards.
If you need to save a file, be sure to bring your flash drive.

Photocopies cost $.10 for black and white or $.20 for color copies. Please bring change.

  Wifi is available.


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only, to keep our books and papers from getting marked.

Thank you!

Consulting Services

Interested in looking at something special at CSWS?

If you need to consult a rare book, research archival material, or view artifacts, please contact us at least two weeks ahead of your visit, so we have time to retrieve items for you.

Would you like to see behind the scenes?

Orientation and tours of CSWS are available by appointment. Please send us your tour request at least one week in advance.


Hours of Operation: Open by appointment only. Go to the "Plan Your Visit" tab at the top of this webpage.

Map & Directions

Purchase parking passes at kiosks located at Fort Lewis College information signs near entrances to campus.
Parking is free during the summer semesters - May to August.


Center of Southwest Studies
Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

Contact Us


Phone Numbers

Main Office: 970-247-7456
Library Reference Desk: 970-382-6982
Archives: 970-247-7126
College Records: 970-382-6951
Museum: 970-247-7456