Hours

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
  Sat & Sun Closed

Pre-Fall Term 2019

Aug 17 - 18 Sat & Sun Closed
Aug 19 - 23 Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Aug 24 - 25 Sat & Sun 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Aug 26 - 29 Mon - Thur 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Aug 30 Fri 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Aug 31 - Sept 1 Sat & Sun 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sept 2
(Labor Day)
Mon 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Temporary Fall Term Hours

Sept 3 - 15    
  Mon - Thur 7:30 a.m. - 12 a.m.
  Fri 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sat 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Fall Term - Regular Hours

Sept 16 - Oct 17    
  Mon - Thur 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  Fri 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sat 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sun 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Fall Term - Mid Term Break

Oct 18  Fri  7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Oct 19 *Sat 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Oct 20 *Sun 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Oct 21 *Mon 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Oct 22 *Tues 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Regular Fall Term Hours Resume

Oct 23 - Nov 26    
  Mon - Thur 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  Fri 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sat 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sun 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Nov 27  Wed  7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Nov 28 Thur Closed
Nov 29 Fri Closed
Nov 30 *Sat 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Dec 1 *Sun 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Regular Fall Term Hours Resume

Dec 2 - 12    
  Mon - Thur 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  Fri 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sat 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sun 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Fall Term - Reading Period & Final Exams

Dec 13  Fri  7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Dec 14 Sat 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Dec 15 - 19 Sun - Thur 10 a.m. - Open 24 Hrs.
Dec 20 Fri Closing at 6 p.m.
Dec 21 - Jan 1 Sat - Wed Closed

Winter Schedule

Jan 2 - 3 Thur - Fri  7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Jan 4 - 5 Sat - Sun Closed
Jan 6 - 10 Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Jan 11 - 12 Sat - Sun Closed
Jan 13 - 17 Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Jan 18 - 19 Sat - Sun 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Jan 20
(MLK Jr. Holiday)
Mon 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Spring Term 2020 - Regular Hours

Jan 21 - Mar 14    
  Mon - Thur 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  Fri 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sat 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  Sun 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Spring Break Hours

(Info forthcoming)    
     
     
     
     

 

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.