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Law Student's Guide to the Law Library

This guide will help you navigate the resources and services available through the Law Library.

Library Hours

Law Library Hours

The Law Library will be closed to the public on the weekends during Spring Semester. 

The glass doors at the entrance of the Law Library are the only points of entry and exit for the library. 

Please keep your U Card with you at all times as you will need it to enter the Law Library.

Spring Semester January 18, 2022 - May 9, 2022

UMN Law Students:

Monday - Thursday: 

Friday: 

Saturday: 

Sunday: 

Circulation Desk

8am - 10pm

8am - 6pm

9am - 6pm

12pm - 6pm

Reference Office

9am - 8pm

9am - 5pm 

11am - 5pm 

12pm - 5pm

UMNTC Access:

Monday - Thursday:

Friday: 

Saturday: 

Sunday:

Circulation Desk

8am - 9pm

8am - 6pm

9am - 6pm

12pm - 6pm

Reference Office 

9am - 8pm

9am - 5pm

11am - 5pm

12pm - 5pm

Public Access: 

Monday - Thursday:

Friday:

Saturday & Sunday:

Circulation Desk

8am - 7pm

8am - 6pm

CLOSED

Reference Office 

9am - 7pm

9am - 6pm

CLOSED

Exceptions: 

March 5th:

March 6th:

March 7th - March 11th: 

May 10th:

Circulation Desk 

CLOSED

CLOSED 

8am - 4:30pm

8am - 4:30pm

Reference Office

CLOSED

CLOSED 

9am - 4:30pm

9am - 4:30pm

After Hours Access

After Hours Access

As a University of Minnesota Law Student, you have access to the Law Library at all times by using your U Card. To enter the library before or after business hours, please wave your U Card in front of the card reader adjacent to the glass doors at the entrance of the library lobby.

The glass doors at the entrance of the Law Library are the only points of entry and exit for the library. 

Only current students, faculty, and staff of the University of Minnesota Law School may use the Law Library after hours. 

Please keep your U Card with you at all times, as you will need it to enter the Law Library after hours. 


University of Minnesota Law Library
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