Hours, Maps and Tours

Regular 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

Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

January 19: Closed

Spring Break:

March 27: 8:00am-6:00pm
March 28: 10:00am-6:00pm
March 29: Noon-6:00pm
March 30-April 3: 8:30am-6:00pm
April 4: 10:00am-6:00pm
April 5 (Easter): Noon-Midnight

Limited Access Begins:

April 6

Extended Hours:

April 24-May 14
Monday-Friday: 7:30am-Midnight
Saturday-Sunday: 8:00am-Midnight


May 15 (Commencement): 7:30am-6:00pm
May 16: 9:00am-1:00pm
May 17: Closed
May 18-22: 8:30am-6:00pm

Memorial Day Weekend:

May 23: Noon-6:00pm
May 24: Noon-6:00pm
May 25: Closed

Law Library Spring 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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