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 Hours 2015

May 18 - Aug 14    
  Mon & 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

Other Events/Holidays

May 22
(Staff Luncheon)
 Fri 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
May 25
(Memorial Day)
Mon Closed
June 5
(University Archives & Special Collection Open House)
Fri 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
June 18
Thur 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
 July 3 (Holiday University Observance) Fri Closed
 July 4 (Holiday Official Observance) Sat Closed

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, Tues, Thurs 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wed  10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 Fri  9 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 & Special Collections Hours

Email archives question.

Semester Schedule

Tues, Wed, Thur 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
*April 21-23  No Open Hours

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