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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 three private study/meeting rooms with seating for eight. Each room is equipped with a computer connected to a 55-inch LED TV allowing for collaboration on class projects. Additionally, there are six computer workstations with internet access and printing capabilities. 

    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. The Archives consist of more than 3,000 linear feet of a wide-ranging collection of corporate papers, historical documents, photographs, menus, film and memorabilia. Collections include Hilton Hotels, Brinker International, Marriott International, Howard Johnson, Westin Hotels and Best Western International, along with several smaller collections from individual hospitality leaders. For more information, including tours and donations, contact Dr. Mark Young at or 713.743.5278.
  • Computer Labs: Tucked behind the Massad Family Library Research Center on the second floor of the South Wing is the Blue Lab. A second lab, the Green Lab, is adjacent to the back of the library. The labs provide 54 computer workstations 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 and printing capabilities, including color printing in the Green Lab.

    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.

  • S114 Kitchen: Click here to reserve the S114 Kitchen.