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 2021 Semester Hours (starting Tuesday, January 19th)
All floors
7:30 am - 9 pm 7:30 am - 5 pm Closed 2 pm - 9 pm
Reference Services 9 am - 5 pm 10 am - 4 pm Closed Closed
Canaday Center
**Closed for lunch from 12 - 1 pm
8 am - 5 pm**  8 am - 5 pm**
Closed Closed
Carlson Library Special Hours

Summer Intersession Break

Saturday, May 8th - Sunday, May 16th

Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 5:00 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

*Curbside service available
on Fridays

Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May 29th - Monday, May 31st


Fourth of July Weekend

Saturday, July 3rd - Monday, July 5th



Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Wednesday Friday Saturday Sunday
Mulford Health Science Library: Extended Hours: 3/26/21 - 6/30/21 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Mulford Health Science Library: Regular Hours 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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

closed; specific days depend on University schedule

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
Fourth of July closed
Labor Day Weekend 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, and Saturday
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: 4/16/21