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.

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

Phone: (574) 631-6679

24 Hour Access Procedures


Circulation and Course Reserves

Spring Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - Midnight
Friday
8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday
Noon - 5:00pm
Sunday
Noon - Midnight

Easter Holiday

Effective from April 2nd - April 6th

Monday
8:00 am - Midnight
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday - Sunday
CLOSED

Return to regular hours Monday, April 6th.

Phone: (574) 631-6318


Lower Level Service Desk

Spring Semester Hours

Staff at the first floor service desk are available to assist you after hours.

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

Easter Holiday

Effective from April 2nd - April 6th

Monday
8:00am-10:00pm
Thursday
8:00am-5:00pm
Friday - Sunday
CLOSED

Return to regular hours April 6th

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

Easter Holiday

Effective from April 3rd - April 5th

Friday - Sunday
CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-6448


Au Bon Pain Cafe

Concourse opens early on weekends for Cafe.

Music and Media Services Unit

Spring Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 10:00pm
Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday
Noon - 5:00pm
Sunday
Noon - 10:00pm

Easter Holiday

Effective from April 2nd - April 6th

Monday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday - Sunday
CLOSED

Return to regular hours Monday, April 6th

Phone: (574) 631-7438


Reference/Research Services Desk

Spring Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 12 am
Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday
12 pm - 5 pm
Sunday
12 pm - 12 am

Easter

Effective from April 3rd - April 5th

Thursday
9 am to 6 pm
Friday - Sunday
CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-6258


Rare Books & Special Collections

Spring 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.