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.

*Collins Memorial Library is closed as of midnight, March 16 until further notice. Staff members will continue to provide full electronic resources and virtual support. 


Spring Semester Hours

Spring Term hours to be announced.


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:

Spring Semester Hours

Mon - Thurs  9am - 6pm
 Fri 9am - 5pm

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


Archives & Special Collections

*Researchers who want to visit the archives should schedule an appointment.
Please email archives@pugetsound.edu.

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