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.

Regular Fall Term Hours

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 1 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. - 8 p.m.
Dec 14 Sat 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Dec 15 Sun 10 a.m. - 3 a.m.
Dec 16 - 19 Mon - Thur 7 a.m. - 3 a.m.
Dec 20 Fri 7 a.m. - 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 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.

Spring Break Hours

Mar 13  Fri 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mar 14 - 15  Sat & Sun Closed
Mar 16 - 20  Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mar 21  Sat Closed
Mar 22  *Sun  12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Spring Term - Regular Hours

Mar 23 - May 7    
  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 Term - Reading Period & Final Exams

May 8  Fri  7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
May 9 Sat 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.
May 10 - 14 Sun - Thur 10 a.m. - Open 24 Hrs.
May 15 Fri Closing at 6 p.m.
May 16 Sat 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(only open 4 hours.)
May 17 (Commencement) Sun

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

(only open 4 hours.)

 

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:

Fall 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 do so during our drop-in hours or schedule an appointment by emailing archives@pugetsound.edu.

Hours of operation 8am - 5pm, M-F
Drop-in hours M-W, 11am - 4pm