The Leatherby Libraries is happy to welcome those graduate students who are returning back to the Chapman University campus. For the time being, the Leatherby Libraries building is still physically unavailable for browsing, studying, and classwork. We have been working hard to offer remote resources for all Chapman University students and faculty, and we are currently offering the following services:

To learn more about all of our remote resources, click here.

Beginning Monday, October 5th, the Leatherby Libraries will also be available by appointment only for graduate students who need to do physical research in the Center for American War Letters Archives or the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives. Archival staff in both locations are also available for research assistance via email, chat, and phone – this service is only for graduate students who need access to physical materials in either archive.

Individual appointment requests can be directed to Laurie Cussalli at

For more information about this appointment service, and all other Leatherby Libraries offerings during the Fall 2020 semester, click here.