About the Library
We are largest library in the state of North Dakota and the primary research facility for UND and the Upper Midwest region. Supporting more than 60 master’s and doctoral degree programs, we provide services to more than 13,000 students and over 700 faculty members. We are centrally located on campus. Collegiate Gothic in style, constructed in 1960 and renovated in 2021, our building is a campus landmark. The stately 82-foot tower stands as an inspiration to all who seek wisdom and knowledge.
The Chester Fritz Library (CFL) at UND enhances and facilitates teaching, learning, creativity, intellectual inquiry, innovation, and research excellence.
CFL will be an inclusive academic hub, supporting the research and teaching of the Premier Flagship University in the Northern Plains. CFL librarians and staff will be trusted partners and guides in information discovery, emerging technologies, and the creation, assessment, and stewardship of knowledge.
Find out more about our vision implementation, our values and goals, our strategic planning process, and our vision for the future of research libraries on our Strategic Planning page.