Hours, Maps and Tours

Fall Semester Library Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:30am to Midnight

Friday: 7:30am to 9:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am to 9:00pm

Sunday: 9:00am to Midnight

Reference Desk Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am- 9:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm 

Saturday & Sunday (Fall & Spring only): 1:00 pm- 5:00 pm,

Summer Intersession & Winter Break:

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am- 6:00 pm

Exceptions, Closings and Extended Hours

Fall Orientation:

August 24-August 28: 8:30am-6:00pm
August 29-August 30: 10:00am-6:00pm
August 31-September 1: 8:30am-6:00pm  

Classes Begin:

September 2-3: 7:30am-Midnight

Labor Day Weekend:

September 4: 7:30am-9:00pm
September 5-6: Noon-6:00pm
September 7: Noon-10:00pm

Limited Access Begins:

November 6

Thanksgiving Weekend:

November 25: 8:00am-6:00pm
November 26 (Thanksgiving): CLOSED
November 27: 8:30am-6:00pm
November 28: 10:00am-6:00pm

Extended Hours:

November 29-December 17:
           Monday-Friday: 7:30am-Midnight
           Saturday-Sunday: 8:00am-Midnight


December 18 (last exam): 7:30am-6:00pm
December 19-20: CLOSED
December 21-23: 8:30am-6:00pm
December 24-27: CLOSED
December 28-30: 8:30am-6:00pm
December 31-January 3: CLOSED

Law Library Fall Semester Hours Handout (PDF)

Limited Access Periods


Fifth Floor - Entrance, Reference, Circulation, Reserves
Fourth Floor - Reporters and Statutes
Third Floor - Stacks (A - KF 6368), Periodicals
Second Floor - Stacks (KF 6369- Z), State materials
First Floor - Government documents
Campus Map - Map of the UW-Madison campus highlighting the location of the Law School
Law Library Restaurant List -
Interactive map of restaurants recommended by Law School faculty & staff


Law Library Tour - Photographic tour of Law Library resources and services
Law School Tour - Photographic tour of the Law School

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