Deadlines for Spring Semester – University Libraries Support

With the end of the Spring Semester fast approaching, the University Libraries is active in supporting your respective deadlines for semester ending papers, projects, and providing space for study on final exams among other relevant services . . .

*  For graduate students this includes assistance with the submission of their respective Thesis or Dissertation

*  Our new self-service Book a Study Space

*  We are here to help with resource assistance on beginning and final project issues alike through our Book a Reference Appointment

*   Borrow, Return, Renew Books and additional resources.

*   Library Hours during the Spring 2024 Semester.

Need additional help through the University Libraries? You can book a research appointment here: Research Appointment Site.

Walsh Library – Extended December Hours

The University Libraries is pleased to offer extended hours to our student body as we move into the last weeks of the Fall 2023 semester. This includes increased access to our print and electronic resources along with quiet study space options. Below you will find our updated schedule and we look forward to hosting you in the days ahead!

Early December

Friday, December 1st – Sunday, December 3rd 

Monday – Friday       8am – midnight 

Saturday 9am – 5pm | Sunday 11am – midnight 

 Final Exam Hours 

Monday, December 4th — Friday, December 8th  

8am – 2am 

Saturday, December 9th   9am – midnight 

Sunday, December 10th   11am – midnight 

 Open 24/7 

8am Monday, December 11th — 11pm Tuesday, December 19th  


Wednesday, December 20th 

8am – 5pm 

 Christmas Recess 

Thursday, December 21st — Monday, January 1st, 2024 CLOSED 

 Here is more information on our December Hours and link to the University Libraries Homepage.



Need additional help through the University Libraries? You can book a research appointment here: Research Appointment Site

24/7 Hours Begin: No Guest Computer Access

#SHU_Libraries After the Thanksgiving Recess we will be open 24/7 starting Sunday, Nov. 27th @ 12p, through until Wednesday, December 21st @ 11p.

** Only SHU students, faculty, administrators, staff and Alumni (with proper ID) can access the library’s computers, during this time period--there will be no guest computer access. **

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Thanksgiving Recess

#SHU_Libraries The hours for the Thanksgiving Recess 2016:

  • Open 8a-12a (midnight) Tuesday, Nov. 22nd
  • Closed Wednesday, Nov. 23rd
  • Closed Thursday, Nov. 24th
  • Closed Friday, Nov. 25th
  • Closed Saturday, Nov. 26th
  • Open 12p Sunday, Nov. 27th  Start of 24/7 hours

Please note that there will be NO Interlibrary Loan requests processed during the Thanksgiving Recess. Our lending services will resume Monday, Nov. 28th.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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New Library hours for Spring 2013


Regular Library Hours (Spring Semester 2013)

January 14 – April 27

Sunday 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Exceptions and Special Hours of Operation

March 1 – 10, 2013

March 1 Closes at 11 p.m.
March 2 – 3 Closed
March 4 – 8 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
March 9 Closed
March 10 Re-opens at 3 p.m.

March 27 – April 1, 2013

March 27 Closes at 11 p.m.
March 28 – 31 Closed
April 1 Re-opens at 8 a.m.

April 21 – May 14, 2013
The Library will be open 24 hours, 7 days a week for Final Exams starting on April 21
at 8 a.m. until May 14 at 11 p.m.

May 15 – 20, 2013

May 15 – 17 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 18 – 19 Closed
May 20 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.