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Marine Corps University Research Library

The MCU Research Library is an academic research facility serving the faculty, staff, and students of Marine Corps University at Quantico, VA.

In Person

  • Reference services are available during regular business hours:
    • Monday - Friday: 9:30 am until closing
    • Saturday: 09:00 am until closing
  • Reference services are also available by appointment
  • There are no after-hours or Sunday reference services available
  • The Reference Office is located in Room 121

By Phone

  • 703-784-4411 during regular business hours
  • There are no after-hours or Sunday reference services available

By Email

  • Submit a reference question via email:
  • The Reference Staff will respond within two (2) working days
  • If your question is time-sensitive, please call the Reference Desk at 703-784-4411 or DSN 278-4411


MCU Student Papers


Archives Reference Questions

The Research Library staff cannot answer questions, or provide copies of materials relating to the Marine Corps Archives Branch or History Division.

Please contact Archives and History Division for assistance with command chronologies, conducting archival research, historic and archival documents, oral histories, video, and photos, donating materials to the Archives

  • Archives Branch reference requests and general inquiries:

  • Command Chronology requests and submissions:

  • Archives phone: 703-784-4685

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