Hesburgh Library Hours



Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan services will be unavailable during break, December 20 - January 3.

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.

Spring Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday
Open 24 hours*
Friday
Open till 11pm
Saturday
9am - 7pm
Sunday
Opens at 10am

Phone: (574) 631-6679

Concourse opens early on weekends for Au Bon Pain Cafe.


Summer School

Effective from June 15th - July 24th

Monday - Thursday
7:00am to 1:00am
Friday
7:00am to 11:00PM
Saturday
9:00am to 11:00pm
Sunday
10:00am to 11:00pm

Phone: (574) 631-6679

24 Hour Access Procedures


Circulation and Course Reserves

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

4th of July

Effective from July 2nd - July 5th

Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday - Saturday
CLOSED
Sunday
12:00pm-8:00pm

Phone: (574) 631-6318


Microtext and Media Services Desk

Summer Session
Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday
CLOSED

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


4th of July

Effective from July 3rd - July 5th

CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-2889


Medieval Institute

Spring 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 Library Service

Summer Session

Music Compact Disc's (CD's) may be requested through the online catalog at any time. When available for pickup, patron will be notified via email.

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

4th of July

Effective from July 3rd - July 5th

CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-7438


Reference/Research Services Desk

Summer
Monday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Summer Class Session

Effective from June 15th - July 24th

Monday - Thursday
9 am to 8 pm
Friday
9 am to 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
Noon to 5 pm

Fourth of July Holiday

Effective from July 3rd - July 4th

Friday - Saturday
CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-6258


Rare Books & Special Collections

Summer 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.