Library Hours

NOTICE: Summer Facilities Construction Projects

Beginning Monday, May 14 and throughout the summer, several construction projects will be in progress in and around Mondale Hall. The entire 1st floor reading room will be closed starting June 4. Generally, the 3rd & 4th floors are the quieter locations for study. Ear plugs are available at the Circulation desk. A tar odor may be noticeable during part of the roof replacement project to Willey Hall.

Study Space Reserved for U of M Law Students

Starting Monday, May 14 through Wednesday, July 25, Room 317 in nearby Blegen Hall will be open to our law students: Mondays - Fridays from 7:30am - 10pm and Saturdays 7:30am - 4pm.

Additional study space is available at other libraries on campus including Wilson Library (West Bank), the Bio-Medical Library (East Bank) and Magrath Library (St. Paul). We apologize for this inconvenience. If you have questions, please contact our Circulation Desk (612-625-4300).

Summer Hours May 12 - September 3 Library Reference
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED CLOSED
*Exceptions:

Monday, May 28, Memorial Day

Wednesday, July 4, Independence Day

Monday, Sept. 3, Labor Day

CLOSED

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CLOSED

CLOSED

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Fall Semester 2018 Tentative Hours

FALL SEMESTER HOURS  September 4 - December 20*

Restricted Access to Mondale Hall & Law Library During Football Home Games
Aug. 30, Sept. 8, 15, Oct. 6, 26, Nov. 10, 17

During Gopher football home games, Mondale Hall is closed and only University of Minnesota Law School faculty, students, and staff with valid U Cards are able to enter the building and use the Law Library.  We regret this inconvenience. To access federal depository documents, please use the Government Publications Library (phone: 612.624.5073) located in Wilson Library.

Note: U of M Law students, faculty & staff can enter the library anytime with U Card. Circulation Desk is open until 10pm Mon, - Thurs., 6pm Fri., Sat, & Sun.
Public Access Hours Circulation Desk Reference
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon - 6:00 p.m. Noon - 5:00 p.m.
U of M Twin Cities Campus Community Access (U Card required for access after 8 p.m.) Circulation Desk Reference
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon - 6:00 p.m. Noon - 5:00 p.m.
*Last day of exams, Dec. 20 library closes at 4:30pm 
*Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Wednesday, November, 21 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, November, 22 CLOSED CLOSED
Friday November, 23 CLOSED CLOSED
 

Winter Intersession 2018-19 Tentative Hours

Winter Intersession Hours Dec. 21, 2018 - Jan. 21, 2019
  Library  Reference Office
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Weekends CLOSED CLOSED
Monday, December 24 CLOSED CLOSED
Tuesday, December 25 CLOSED CLOSED
Tuesday, January 1 CLOSED CLOSED
Monday January 21 CLOSED CLOSED

Spring Semester 2019 Tentative Hours

Spring Semester 2019  January 22 - May 17*
Note: U of M Law students, faculty & staff can enter the library anytime with U Card. Circulation Desk is open till 10pm Mon, - Thurs., 6pm Fri., Sat, & Sun.
Public Access Hours Library Reference Office
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. 11:00 am - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon - 6:00 pm Noon - 5:00 p.m.
U of M Twin Cities Campus Community Access
**U Card is required for access after 8pm Monday -Thursday
Monday - Thursday** 8:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. 11:00 am - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon - 6:00 p.m. Noon - 5:00 p.m.
*Last Day of Exams, Fri., May 11 Library Closes at 4:30 p.m.
Spring Break March 16 - March 24
  Library Reference Office
Saturday & Sunday, March 16 & 17 CLOSED CLOSED
Monday, March 18 - Thursday, March 21 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, March 22 - 24 CLOSED CLOSED

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University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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