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.

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

Phone: (574) 631-6679

Phone: (574) 631-6679

24 Hour Access Procedures


Circulation and Information Services

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

Phone: (574) 631-6318


Reserves, Microtext and Media Services Desk

Fall Semester Hours

CLOSED - Saturday's during home football games.

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

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

Fall Semester Hours

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
8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday - Sunday
CLOSED

Phone: (574) 631-7438


Reference/Research Services Desk

Fall Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:00 am to Midnight
Friday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday
Noon to 5:00 pm
Sunday
Noon to Midnight

Phone: (574) 631-6258


Rare Books & Special Collections

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

Extended hours on Thursdays during Fall 2015

Effective from September 3rd - December 4th

Thursday
9 am - 7 pm

RBSC will be open until 7 pm on Thursdays, September 3 through December 4. Please submit paging requests in person or via email (rarebook@nd.edu) by 5 pm.

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.