Please Note: See the hours that apply to specific departments and offices within Young Library.
IDs are required for entry to the library between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m during the fall and spring semesters. See details.
Open at noon on Sundays and remain open through
Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 26: Close at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 27: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29: Closed
Saturday, November 30: noon - 5:00 p.m.
EXTENDED HOURS FOR FINALS WEEK
Friday, December 13: Close at midnight
Saturday, December 14: 8:00 a.m. - midnight
LAST DAY OF FALL SEMESTER
Friday, December 20: close at 5:00 p.m.
WINTER BREAK HOURS
Saturday & Sunday, December 21 & 22 CLOSED
Monday & Tuesday, December 23 & 24 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, December 25 CLOSED
Thursday & Friday, December 26 & 27 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, December 28 & 29 CLOSED
Monday & Tuesday, December 30 & 31 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 CLOSED
hy Young Library Requires IDs After 10:00 p.m.
Because of the confluence of two situations:
The library reinstated its 24-hour schedule in Fall 2005, but with stricter security guidelines in place. A comprehensive security assessment of the Young Library area was completed in summer 2004 and recommended limiting the library to electronic access from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. (i.e., having students use student IDs to gain entrance to the library). The library implemented a suitable alternative since badge access was not feasible. Access was restricted to:
This restricted access period corresponds to the same restricted access period employed by the Medical Center.
Restricting access is common practice in libraries with extended hours. Requiring an ID to enter the building overnight is a security measure and is enforced for the safety and security of every student, staff, and faculty member in the library after 10:00 p.m. Alternatives such as having student records checked by name or address are neither practical nor safe, increasing the time one would wait to enter the building, creating congestion in the library foyer, and increasing the chances of someone giving a false address to gain entry.
*Additional information for Federal Depository Users.
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