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.

Fall Semester Hours 2020

Begins: Aug. 31, 2020 Mon - Thur 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  Fridays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Saturdays 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  Sundays Closed


Thanksgiving Break

Nov 24 Tues 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Nov 25 - 29 Wed - Sun Closed


Reference Hours

Collins Library offers multiple avenues for patrons to receive reference and research help, including individual research consultations with a librarian.  Please see our Fall 2020 Research Help‚Äč guide.


Archives & Special Collections

*The Archives & Special Collections is currently unable to host in-person researchers. If you need assistance or would like to set up a virtual appointment, please email us at archives@pugetsound.edu.

Hours of operation 8am - 5pm, M-F