In most libraries, the circulation and reserve desks close 15 minutes before the library closes.

Hours are subject to change without notice.

UT Libraries are restricted to UT students, faculty and staff between the hours of 10pm and 7am.

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UT Libraries Hours

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Saturday
Perry-Castañeda Library ? Building hours differ from service desk and office hours.24hours
24hours
24hours
close at 7pm, last day of finals
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Research Help and Check Out Desk ? 12pm - 11:45pm
8am - 11:45pm
8am - 11:45pm
8am - 6:45pm
last day of finals
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
closed
Courtesy Borrower Services1pm - 4pm
9am - 4pm
9am - 4pm
9am - 4pm
9am - 4pm
9am - 4pm
closed
InterLibrary Servicesclosed
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Library Copier Services1pm - 5:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
closed
Map Collection24hours
24hours
24hours
closes at 7pm, last day of finals
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Office of the Vice Provostclosed
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Public Speaking Center ? closed
closed
closed
closed
closed
closed
closed
University Writing Center ? closed
closed
closed
closed
closed
closed
closed
Architecture and Planning Library ? 1pm - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 5pm
last day of finals
10am - 5pm
10am - 5pm
closed
Alexander Architectural Archiveclosed
ByApp
ByApp
ByApp
ByApp
ByApp
closed
Benson Latin American Collection ? 2pm - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 6pm
last day of finals
8am - 6pm
8am - 6pm
closed
Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Roomclosed
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
closed
Chemistry Library ? 2pm - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 7pm
last day of finals
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Classics Library ? closed
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
9am - 12pm
1pm - 5pm
9am - 12pm
1pm - 5pm
closed
Collections Deposit Library ? closed
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Engineering Library ?






Fine Arts Library ? 12pm - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 5pm
last day of finals
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
AV Equipment Check Out12pm - 9:30pm
8am - 9:30pm
8am - 9:30pm
8am - 4:30pm
last day of finals
8am - 4:30pm
8am - 4:30pm
closed
Check Out (Circulation / Reserves) Desk12pm - 9:45pm
8am - 9:45pm
8am - 9:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
last day of finals
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
closed
Geology Library ? 2pm - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 7pm
last day of finals
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Life Science Library ? 2pm - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 7pm
last day of finals
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Physics Mathematics Astronomy Library ? 2pm - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 7pm
last day of finals
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
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Perry-Castañeda Library

The Perry Castañeda Library is open long hours during the semester: approximately 340 days a year, about 160 days a year for 24-hour study. PCL closes at 5pm only about 35 days a year.

 
Group study rooms, reservable online, and extensive study areas on floors 2 - 6 are available whenever the building is open. The entire 5th floor is designated for collaborative study. Levels 3, 4 and 6 are quiet study floors.
 
The print and map collections, computer and media labs are available any time the library is open.
 
The self-check out station is also available when the library is open. Reserve materials and pickup requests are available for checkout only when the Research Help and Checkout Desk is open.

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Research Help and Check Out Desk

Extended in-person research help in PCL is available 9am to 9pm Monday – Thursday, Friday  9am – 4pm, and Sunday noon – 5pm. Please check Ask a Librarian for the availability of online research assistance.

 

 
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Public Speaking Center

The Public Speaking Center, a service of the Sanger Learning Center, School of Undergraduate Studies, offers public speaking consultations by appointment.

x

University Writing Center

The University Writing Center, a service of the College of Liberal Arts Department of Rhetoric & Writing, offers in-person writing consultations by appointment or drop-in.  

x

Architecture and Planning Library

Staff are available for research help most hours the library is open. Ask at the Circulation Desk or contact the Architecture & Planning Librarian, Katie Pierce Meyer, to make appointment for extended reference assistance. Outside library hours, Ask a Librarian chat service offers online help.

The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

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Benson Latin American Collection

 The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

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Chemistry Library

The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

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Classics Library

Although the library does not observe evening or weekend hours, most of the collection can be requested for checkout at another library via the Libraries pick-it-up service.

The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

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Collections Deposit Library

The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

x

Engineering Library

The Engineering Library is closed.

The Engineering Collection is currently housed in Stacks 6AA and 6BB of the Perry Castañeda Library. Engineering Reserves materials are available at the Physics Mathematics Astronomy Library.

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Fine Arts Library

The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes. Last checkout of Audiovisual equipment and materials is 30 minutes before the library closes.

x

Geology Library

 The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

x

Life Science Library

The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

x

Physics Mathematics Astronomy Library

The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.