University Libraries

University Libraries Hours of Service

Library hours vary by location or service desk.  Select a Library below to see their regular and holiday hours.

Location Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Carlson Library - Spring Semester Hours (Starting Tuesday Jan. 17th)
All floors
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 5:00 pm 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Reference Services 9 am - 8 pm 9 am - 5 pm Closed 1 pm - 8 pm
Canaday Center
**Closed for lunch from 12 - 1 pm
8 am - 4:30 pm**  8 am - 4:30 pm**
Closed Closed
Carlson Library Special Hours

Intersession Break Hours

Monday, Jan. 9th - Friday, Jan. 13th:

Saturday, January 14th:

Sunday, January 15th:

7:30 am - 5:00 pm



Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 16th:

Tuesday, January 17th:


Begin Spring Semester Hours


Monday - Thursday
Friday Saturday Sunday
Mulford Health Science Library: Regular Hours 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. midnight 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. midnight 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. midnight 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. midnight

Mulford Hours change for holidays, winter break, exam weeks, board study period, and other situations. Any changes in hours are announced on our blog and Facebook pages.

Alternate study spaces available after the library closes:

  • First floor of the Mulford Library Building annex (the lounge area, open 24/7)
  • Mulford Annex Treehouse (third-floor lounge, swipe access, open 24/7)
  • Lounge/computer lab near HEB 103/105
  • Lounge area on the first floor of the Wolfe Center
  • Hospital cafeteria dining room
  • Mulford Cafe (Mulford Basement)


Winter Break

December 23rd-January 2nd: closed

December 22nd

close at 5:00pm

New Year's Day (observed) closed
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (observed) closed
Presidents Day open regular hours
Spring Break open regular hours
Easter open regular hours
Memorial Day closed
Juneteenth closed
Fourth of July closed
Labor Day closed
Columbus Day open regular hours
Fall Break open regular hours
Veteran's Day closed
Thanksgiving Break close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday;
closed on Thursday & Friday
Location Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
 LaValley Law Library 8 am - 9:45 pm 8 am - 4:45 pm Closed 2 pm - 8:45 pm

         LaValley Law Library maintains their own page of Holiday Hours and other Exceptions.

Last Updated: 1/12/23