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Student Resources

Hilton College offers many valuable academic and industry-related resources for students, faculty, staff, visiting scholars and hospitality professionals alike.

  • Massad Family Library Research Center: Located on the second floor of Hilton College, this 4,000-square-foot facility offers comfortable study space and group project study rooms, numerous research resources, a computer lab and a contemporary, welcoming setting for learning.

    Fall/Spring Semester Operating Hours
    Monday – Thursday,  8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • Hospitality Industry Archives: Housed in the Massad Family Library Research Center, the archives are world’s largest repository for the hospitality industry, offering a telling glimpse into its history and growth. The archives were established in 1989 and now offer more than 3,000 linear feet of material. Much of the material is devoted to the history of Hilton Hotels, but there are also artifacts, papers, memorabilia and more from other iconic companies like Marriott, Walt Disney, Howard Johnson and more. For more information, including tours and donations, contact Dr. Mark Young at or 713.743.5278.
  • S114 Kitchen: Click here to reserve the S114 Kitchen

  • Computer Labs: Tucked behind the Massad Family Library Research Center on the second floor of the South Wing are the Yellow and Blue Labs—a third, the Green Lab, is near the back of the library. The labs provide about 60 computers for student use, and all are equipped with MS Office and software specifically selected to support your hospitality studies and class projects. The labs also offer wireless Internet access.

    Fall/Spring Semester Operating Hours
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.