Strauss Health Sciences Library
Location & Hours
(Immediately north of historic Fitzsimons Bldg):
Strauss Health Sciences Library
12950 East Montview Boulevard
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: (303) 724-2152
Strauss Health Sciences Library
Mail Stop A003
12950 E. Montview Boulevard
Aurora, CO 80045
Hours of Operation
(Please visit the library website for the most current information.)
Library Perks & Amenities
The Strauss Health Sciences Library strives to provide our patronage with perks and amenities in the library to make your time here as comfortable as possible. Below you will find a list of perks and amenities available.
Study Zone (SZ) - The Study Zone is located on the second floor quiet area of the library and whisper quiet is the expectation in this area of the library. Users must have an Anschutz campus ID badge to enter and use the Study Zone.
Nap Pods (NP) - Nap Pods are available in the nap pod room in The Study Zone located on the second floor of the library. They are on a first come, first served basis. The nap pod room is a silent space for napping.
The Lounge (SL) - The Lounge at the Strauss Library is located just outside the front entrance of the library. There are two badge controlled entrances, users must have an Anschutz campus ID badge to enter and use the space. The Lounge is accessible 24/7 and provides a space for students, faculty, and staff to study, lounge, or grab a coffee and snack. A large fridge, along with two microwaves, a Keurig coffee machine, and a variety of vending machines with coffee and snacks are available.
Kitchens (K) - There are 3 kitchens located throughout the library. Kitchens are located on the first floor in the Lounge, on the second floor in the Study Zone, and on the north end of the third floor. They provide students, staff, and faculty with fridges, Keurig coffee machines, microwaves, and sinks.
Lactation Space (LS) - Strauss Library has a lactation space available for those who may need it. This space is located on the third floor in the Administration office.
Quiet Zones (QZ) - The library has three zones of differing levels of quiet available on the second floor. For more information about these quiet zones, please see the 2nd Floor Quiet Policy & Zones.
Record Now Studio (RN) - The Record Now: DIY Video Studio is a self-service one-button production studio that provides space for presentation recording. The studio has the capability for green or blue screen recording, touch screen display, PowerPoint presentations and more.
Wellness Workstations - The library has wellness workstations consisting of Bicycle Desks (BW), Treadmill Desks (TM), and Standing Desks. These workstations are located throughout the library on all three floors.
Charging Station (CS) - The library has a device charging station available in the South Commons on the first floor.
Map of Library
Please visit the library website for the most current information.
Partners in the Library
By appointment only. Click here to make an appointment with the Writing Center.
Writing Center website
Phone: 303-724-4143 (voicemail only)
Location: 1st floor of the library, Room 1204
Note: CU Anschutz students also have access to the Writing Center at our Denver campus and via our online platforms.
PASCAL, the Preservation and Access Service Center for Colorado Academic Libraries, is the state-of-the-art high density remote library storage facility located on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.
Check the PASCAL website for PASCAL location & hours.
By appointment only, email: firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment
Inworks Anschutz website
Location: 2nd floor of the library, room 2100
Connect with and contact Inworks at Anschutz -- online form
Office of Disability, Access, and Inclusion (DAI)
By appointment only.
The Office of Student Engagement offers certain intramurals on campus as one day tournaments or weekly leagues. If you are interested please email Katelyn.Martin@cuanschutz.edu. Our current offerings include:
- Ping Pong
- Spike ball
The Office of Student Affairs offers certain recreational equipment that can be checked out for use on or off campus. You may also reserve equipment for class or student organization events. Our current equipment offerings include:
- Soccer Balls
- Picnic Blankets
- Volleyballs and Nets
- Movie night set up
- Speaker with mic
- 100 Cup dispensers
Outdoor Events on Campus
Students may hold events on campus that are related to CU Anschutz campus student organizations or class activities. Check with your program student affairs administrator for more information.
CU Anschutz Health & Wellness Center
The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is located on the corner of Montview and Racine. Current membership rates are available via the website below. Annual or monthly memberships are available and no contract is required. As a member, you'll have access to certified trainers, wellness reports and assessments, personalized SmartKey tracking System, steam and sauna rooms, unlimited group exercise classes, free weekly cooking classes, and much more. For more information about the wide variety of services provided, please visit the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center website.
Close Enough to be On Campus is General's Park (actually part of Aurora Park and Recreation). General's Park is located on the northeast corner of Colfax and Peoria.
Students can reserve shelters / picnic areas in the Park for class get togethers/BBQs and other events for a fee. Start the reservation process by going to the City of Aurora website.
Lola and Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center
CU Anschutz Students also have available to them discounted membership to the brand new Lola and Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center at the Auraria campus. The first 30 days are $30 and each month thereafter is $39 for students of the Anschutz campus. See their website for hours and a full list of amenities.
Anschutz Health and Wellness Center
The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus came to life thanks to the Anschutz Foundation and the University of Colorado. These two visionary organizations invested in a state-of-the-art facility, top researchers, scientists and a multi-disciplinary team to create the nation’s go-to source of information and programs on wellness. Top researchers work side-by-side with clinicians to develop and deliver wellness programs and work with community interventionists to take these programs beyond the walls of the Center into communities.
Additional information is available here.
Fitness Center Phone Number: 303-724-WELL (9355)
CU Wellness clinic
CU Wellness Clinic Phone Number: 303-724-9030
Weight Management Fax Number: 303-724-9221
Location & Directions
12348 E Montview Blvd., Aurora, CO 80045
- At the corner of Montview and Racine on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus
- Driving directions
The closest parking options for off-campus visitors are at the Monte Vista parking lot directly south of the building and the new Snowmass parking lot directly to the east of the building.
Parking & Transportation Services
Parking and Transportation strives to provide high quality, customer-oriented services to the university community by:
- Equitably assigning parking privileges based on need
- Maintaining aesthetically pleasing and safe parking facilities
- Constructing additional parking facilities as needed
- Providing Campus Circulator Services
- Providing alternative services for transportation to and from campus
Fitzsimons Building, 1st Floor
(West side of the food court)
- Weekdays 7:30am-4:30pm
- Phone: 303-724-2555
- Fax: 303-724-0079
- After hours call: 303-724-4444
For information regarding Transportation, Parking, and other Maps, please visit the Facilities Management website.
Additionally, a Virtual Tour of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus is available through this site.
Click here for an interactive and mobile friendly version of the campus map.