Collins Memorial Library


The library building is typically open 116.5 hours per week during the academic year. It is open 24/7 during the final exam period. Library access is restricted to current University of Puget Sound students, staff and faculty after 9 p.m. Hours are reduced during breaks, holidays, and summer sessions. Call 253.879.3675 for a recorded message that is updated regularly.


Summer 2014 - Regular Hours


May 19 - Aug 8 Mon and Thur 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  Tues, Wed, Fri 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Sun Closed
Holidays/Other Events:
May 23 (Campus Staff Luncheon)
May 26 (Memorial Day)
July 4 (Holiday Observed)


7:30 - 11 a.m.

Reference Hours

Email your reference question.

A reference librarian is typically available 40 hours a week during the academic year (exclusive of university break periods and holidays) at these times:

Fall Semester Schedule

Mon-Thurs 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mon-Thurs 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Note: You may also make an appointment with your liaison librarian for course assignments as well as in-depth research consultation.


Archives Hours

Email archives question.

Semester Schedule

Tues, Wed, Thur 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Note: You may also make an appointment with the archivist.