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 2019

May 20 - Aug 16    
  Mon and Thur 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  Tues, Wed, Fri 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Sun Closed

Events & Holidays

May 24
(Staff Luncheon)
Fri 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
 May 27
(Memorial Day)
Mon Closed
 July 4
Thur Closed
 July 11 
(Summit Event-closing early)
Thur 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.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:

Summer Semester Hours

Mon - Fri  10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

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 may schedule an appointment by emailing archives@pugetsound.edu.