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 2017

May 15 - Aug 11 Mon and 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


May 26
(Staff Luncheon)
Fri 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
May 29
(Memorial Day)
Mon Closed
July 3-4 (Holiday Federal Observance) Mon-Tues 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:

Summer Semester Schedule

Mon - Fri 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.,
1 p.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 the archives to make an appointment.

Summer Schedule

By appointment only.