COVID-19 update

In accordance with the University's plan for a safe phased reopening, onsite research visits to the Archives may now be scheduled. All in-person use of the Archives is currently by appointment only, please contact us at gottwalm@erau.edu or 928-777-3907 to schedule a research visit.

We encourage all researchers to pursue remote use of the collections whenever possible, and Archives staff remain available to answer questions about our holdings and to facilitate remote access.

Please note, all visitors to campus are required to comply with the University's required health precautions, including wearing a face covering, maintaining physical distancing, and completing a wellness check (brief questionnaire and non-invasive temperature check).

Contact Archivist Melissa Gottwald at gottwalm@erau.edu or 928-777-3907 for questions and research support.

See the University's COVID-19 information page for the most up-to-date information about Embry-Riddle's health precautions in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Reading Room Hours

If you are planning to visit the archives, we recommend contacting us in advance at prasasa@erau.edu or 928-777-3907 in order to make the most efficient use of your time.

Fall & Spring Semester Hours

Due to COVID-19 precautions, in-person visits are currently by appointment only.

Summer Hours

Summer 2021: In-person visits by appointment only.

(Summer hours are in effect from early May to mid August)

The Archives will be CLOSED

  • Monday March 22
  • Memorial Day, May 31
  • Independence Day (observed), July 5
  • Labor Day, September 6
  • September 8-10
  • Veterans Day, November 11
  • Thanksgiving break, November 25-26
  • Winter break, December 24, 2021-January 3, 2022

The list of holidays and other closures will be updated periodically as additional dates are added. Occasionally, unannounced closures may occur due to unforeseen staff absences or inclement weather (call 928-777-6666 to check for campus closures). If you are planning a visit to use the Archives, we recommend contacting us in advance so that we can make plans to accommodate your visit.

Staff Hours

The Archivist is generally available to answer questions via phone/e-mail/in-person during regular business hours (Mon.-Fri. 8:30-5:00 during the semester; Mon.-Thurs. 8:00-5:30 during the summer).

Telephone: 928-777-3907

E-mail: prasasa@erau.edu

Our walk-in hours for the reading room are limited to the afternoons in order to make the best use of staff time and resources.

Appointments to use the collections at other times are available, and we encourage you to take advantage of this. Appointments may include morning, evening, or weekend times (depending on staff availability).