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

Hours are subject to change without notice.

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Saturday
Perry-Castañeda Library ? Office hours are standard business hours unless specified below.
All regular collections are available when the building is open.
PCL is restricted to UT students, faculty and staff between the hours of 10pm and 7am.







Building Hoursopens at 11am
24hours
24hours
24hours
24hours
closes at 11pm
10am - 11pm
Research Help and Check Out Services12pm - 11:45pm
8am - 11:45pm
8am - 11:45pm
8am - 11:45pm
8am - 11:45pm
8am - 7:45pm
12pm - 7:45pm
Courtesy Borrower Services1pm - 4pm
9am - 4pm
9am - 4pm
9am - 4pm
9am - 4pm
9am - 4pm
1pm - 4pm
Library Copier Services1pm - 5:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
1pm - 4:45pm
Public Speaking Center ? closed
10am - 7pm
10am - 7pm
10am - 7pm
10am - 7pm
closed
closed
University Writing Center ? 1pm - 7pm
10am - 8pm
10am - 8pm
10am - 8pm
10am - 8pm
10am - 4pm
closed
Architecture and Planning Library ? Alexander Architectural Archive – Monday to Friday by appointment.1pm - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 7pm
12pm - 6pm
Benson Latin American Collection ? 2pm - 8pm
9am - 8pm
9am - 8pm
9am - 8pm
9am - 8pm
9am - 6pm
closed
Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Roomclosed
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
closed
Chemistry Library ?






Classics Library ? closed
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Collections Deposit Library ? closed
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Engineering Library ?






Fine Arts Library ? 12pm - 8pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 5pm
1pm - 5pm
Check Out (Circulation / Reserves) Desk12pm - 7:45pm
8am - 9:45pm
8am - 9:45pm
8am - 9:45pm
8am - 9:45pm
8am - 4:45pm
1pm - 4:45pm
AV Equipment Check Out12pm - 7:30pm
8am - 9:30pm
8am - 9:30pm
8am - 9:30pm
8am - 9:30pm
8am - 4:30pm
1pm - 4:30pm
The Foundry12pm - 8pm
9am - 9pm
9am - 9pm
9am - 9pm
9am - 9pm
9am - 5pm
1pm - 5pm
Geology Library ? JGB is restricted to UT students, faculty and staff between the hours of 7pm and 10pm Mon-Thur and all day Sunday.2pm - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 5pm
closed
Life Science Library ? 2pm - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 5pm
1pm - 5pm
Physics Mathematics Astronomy Library ? RLM is restricted to UT students, faculty and staff between the hours of 7pm and 10pm Mon-Thur and all day Sunday.2pm - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
8am - 10pm
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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Public Speaking Center

The Public Speaking Center, a service of the Sanger Learning Center, School of Undergraduate Studies, offers public speaking consultations by appointment. 512-471-3614

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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. 512-471-6222

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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 Chemistry Library is closed for the Welch Hall renovations.

The Chemistry Collection is currently housed in Stacks 6AA and 6BB of the Perry Castañeda Library. Chemistry reserve items have been moved to the Walter Geology Library.

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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.

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Engineering Library

The Engineering Library is closed.

The Engineering Collection is currently housed in Stacks 5H 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.

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Geology Library

 The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

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Life Science Library

The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

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Physics Mathematics Astronomy Library

The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.