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Library Hours for Summer 2024
May 11 - August 9

Your Viking Card is required for swipe card access after 5pm and on Saturdays.

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

Six, eight, and ten week sessions
beginning May 18th


      Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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

      closed weekends

    We will be open on Saturday, June 8th
    for new student orientation 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    The Library is Closed on University Holidays:

      Memorial Day: Monday, May 27th
      Juneteenth: Wednesday, June 19th
      Independence Day: Thursday, July 4th

CHAT HOURS: Ask a Librarian
Our chat service is available during the following hours:

      Monday-Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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

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

Please call to check hours for current service points:

    The Library and Research Help Desk
    The Desk is open whenever the building is open
       For general library assistance: (216) 687-2478
       For research help: (216) 687-5300
    Librarians are available for research assistance
    Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm and Friday 10am-5pm

    Digital Design Studio (216) 687-9337

    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.