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


Summer Hours

Effective from May 10th - June 14th

Monday - Friday
Open 7:00am to 11:00PM
Saturday
Open 9:00am to 11:00PM
Sunday
Open 10:00am to 11:00PM

Memorial Day

Effective on May 25th

Monday
Closed

Phone: (574) 631-6679

24 Hour Access Procedures


Circulation and Course Reserves

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

Memorial Day

Effective on May 25th

CLOSED

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.


Memorial Day

Effective on May 25th

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

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

1st Summer Intersession

Effective from May 9th - June 14th

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

Memorial Day

Effective on May 25th

Monday
Closed

Phone: (574) 631-6258


Rare Books & Special Collections

Summer Hours
Monday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
CLOSED

Memorial Day

Effective on May 25th

Monday
Closed

We will return to regular Summer Hours on Tuesday (May 26).

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.