Hesburgh Library Hours



The Hesburgh Library will be open in a limited capacity beginning at noon on Tuesday, January 28th. Several branch locations will be open at 6pm. The correct hours will be posted as they are made available. Please contact the branch you are interested in to confirm prior to your visit.

The University of Notre Dame Library collection is physically located in several different buildings on campus. All Notre Dame Library locations are open to the public.

All materials and many of the available services can be used within the buildings. However, borrowing privileges are only extended to students, faculty and staff of Notre Dame, Saint Mary's, Holy Cross, and Bethel College.

Hesburgh Library Hours
Monday - Thursday
Open 24 hours*
Friday
Open till 11pm
Saturday
9am - 11pm
Sunday
Opens at 10am


Fall Break

Effective from October 19th - October 25th

Monday - Friday
7:30AM-11:00PM
Saturday
9:00AM-11:00PM
Sunday
10:00AM-11:00PM

Phone: (574) 631-6679

24 Hour Access Procedures


Circulation and Course Reserves

Fall Semester Hours

CLOSED - Service Desks are closed on home football game Saturday's

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 12 am
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday
12 pm - 5 pm
Sunday
12 pm - 12 am

Fall Break

Effective from October 18th - October 25th

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Saturday
12pm-5pm
Sunday
CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-6318


Lower Level Service Desk

Fall Semester Hours

Staff at the first floor service desk are available to assist you after hours. Microtext Interlibrary Loans are available for pick-up at the first floor service desk.

Monday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
12 pm - 5 pm

CLOSED, Saturday's during home football games.

Phone: (574) 631-2889


Medieval Institute

Fall Semester Hours
Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-5724


University Archives

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-6448


Au Bon Pain Cafe

Concourse opens early on weekends for Cafe.

Music and Media Services Unit

Fall Semester Hours

CLOSED, Saturday's during home football games.

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 10 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday
12 pm - 5 pm
Sunday
12 pm - 10 pm

Phone: (574) 631-7438


Reference/Research Services Desk

Fall Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday
9 am - Midnight
Friday
9 am - 6 pm
Saturday
Noon - 5 pm (Closed on home football games)
Sunday
Noon - Midnight

Email: asklib@nd.edu


FALL BREAK

Effective from October 18th - October 25th

Monday - Friday
8 am to 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed 10/19

Phone: (574) 631-6258


Rare Books & Special Collections

Fall Semester Hours
Monday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-0290


Branch Libraries and Information Centers

Architecture Library

Mahaffey Business Library

Chemistry/Physics Library

Engineering Library

Kellogg/Kroc Library Information Center

Kresge Law Library

Mathematics Library

Radation Reading Room

Visual Resources Center

24 Hour Access Procedures

At 10:00pm Sunday night through Thursday night the doors to the library will be locked and access will only be through the east and west concourse doors using a swipe reader. You must swipe your card and enter your pin. Your pin is the month and date of your birth. Upon doing this the doors will release for approximately 8 seconds to allow access or you can press the handicap button which will allow the doors to open.

At 7:00am Monday through Friday the doors will be unlocked and the swipe card reader will be disabled.

The swipe card system is only set up for NDID’s. SMC, HC, and Bethel students must call 631-6350 and the security monitor will come and check ID’s and allow access.