An internationally renowned poetry library, the Poetry Center sponsors numerous University and community programs, including readings and lectures, classes and workshops, discussion groups, symposia, writing residencies, poets-in-the-schools, poets-in-the-prisons, contests, exhibitions, and online resources, including standards-based poetry curricula. An area of special emphasis within the College of Humanities, the Poetry Center is accessible to the public.
The University of Arizona Poetry Center
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0150
SEMESTER HOURS OF OPERATION
|Tuesday||9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Friday||9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.|
Saturday, September 3: Labor Day (Observed)
Friday, November 11-Saturday, November 12: Veteran's Day (Observed)
Thursday, November 24-Saturday, November 26: Thanksgiving (Observed)
Friday, December 23-Monday, January 2: Winter Closure
Saturday, January 14: Martin Luther King Day (Observed)
Saturday, May 27: Memorial Day (Observed)
Saturday, June 17: Juneteenth (Observed)
Free parking is available in Zone 1 lots around the Poetry Center after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends. Paid parking is also available in the Highland Avenue Garage, across the street from the Poetry Center.
CODE OF CONDUCT
A condensed version of the Poetry Center's Code of Conduct is posted in the Center's library. For a view of our complete Code of Conduct and Poetry Center policies, click here: Poetry Center Code of Conduct.
You can take a virtual tour of the Poetry Center online using our panoramic viewer.