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From Tuesday May 2 until Thursday May 18, the Law Library is open only to the students, faculty & staff of the College of Law Mondays through Fridays all day and after 6 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays.

Mon. May 15 - Thurs. May 18 7:30 a.m. – midnight
Fri. May 19 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sat. May 20 - Sun. May 21 CLOSED


Summer (starts Mon. 5/22)

Mondays – Thursdays 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. *
Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays  CLOSED
Sundays 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 *Mondays through Thursdays, the Law Library is only open to the students, faculty & staff of the College of Law after 6:00 p.m. All other patrons will be asked to leave at 6:00 p.m. Thank you for your cooperation.

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