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Michael Schwartz Library

Library Hours for Spring Semester 2023
January 14 - May 12

Access to the Library after 5pm is limited to currently-enrolled CSU students, faculty and staff.
Your Viking Card is required for swipe card access.

When the Library is Closed:
Options for alternate labs & study spaces on-and off-campus, and Remote/Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

Remember to bring your Viking Card for swipe access

    Regular Hours:

      Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

      Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      closed Sundays

      Spring Break Hours:
      Monday - Friday, March 13 - 17
      8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      Saturday, March 18: CLOSED

Use the chat box
or text us at 216-820-9691

      Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

      Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      Chat is not available on Sundays.

      Chat hours during Spring Break:
      10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Please call to check hours for current service points:

    USER SERVICES (216) 687-2478
    User Services is open whenever the building is open

    DIGITAL DESIGN STUDIO (216) 687-9337

    REFERENCE CENTER (216) 687-5300

    SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (216) 687-2449
    open by appointment

    UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES (216) 687-2449
    open by appointment

    Service point hours subject to change.

    Calling after hours? Leave us a message and your contact info.

    For Individual or Group Research Help

    • Each of your Personal Librarians is a subject specialist in one or more disciplines, available to help you —student or faculty — with subject-specific research and instruction.

    • Set up a virtual reference meeting. We can accommodate a variety of streaming video platforms, for one-on-one or group sessions.

    • Request virtual library instruction. Faculty: we're happy to arrange virtual information literacy instruction for your class, using a variety of streaming platforms.

    See the University Academic Calendar
    for more information about semester schedules and holidays.