Schaffner Library, located in Wieboldt Hall, is closed until sometime in 2022 while it is being reimagined as a student commons and repurposed to more effectively meet space needs for growing programs on the Chicago campus.
The Schaffner Library is currently closed. Find alternate resources and place requests for circulating materials through NUsearch
. Materials can be mailed directly to an off-campus home address. See Off-campus delivery
for more information.
The Library is named after Joseph Schaffner, a founder of Northwestern's first School of Commerce. In recognition of the Schaffner family's generosity in equipping the library and providing an endowment for books, it was named for Joseph Schaffner at Wieboldt Hall's 1927 dedication.