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.

Spring Term 2021 - Regular Hours

Jan 19 - May 14 Mon - Thur 8am - 9pm
  Fri 8am - 5pm
  Sat - Sun 1pm - 5pm
Mar 29 - Mar 30
*Break days
Mon - Tues 8am - 5pm

Apr 13 - Apr 14

*Break day Apr 14
Tues - Wed 8am - 6pm

*Commencement Weekend

May 15 Sat 11am - 2pm
May 16 (Commencement) Sun 11am - 2pm

Summer Term 2021 - Regular Hours

May 17 - Aug 6 Mon and Thur 8am - 8pm
  Tues, Wed, and Fri 8am - 5pm
  Sat and Sun 1pm - 5pm

May 28

*Staff Recognition Event

Fri 8am - 11am

May 31

*Memorial Day

Mon Closed

July 3 - July 5

*Independence Day Weekend
Sat - Mon Closed

Reference Hours

Collins Library offers multiple avenues for patrons to receive reference and research help, including individual research consultations with a librarian.  Currently all assistance is provided virtually.  Please see our Research Help​ guide.​


Archives & Special Collections

*The Archives & Special Collections is currently unable to host in-person researchers. If you need assistance or would like to set up a virtual appointment, please email us at archives@pugetsound.edu.

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