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Hours and Contacts: Hours

Hours, staff listing, and maps for the UVA Law Library.

Today's Hours


Current Schedule

This Week's Hours

Year-Round Operating Schedule

The following is our general schedule. Hours will vary occasionally. Please check our home page and social media (@uvalawlibrary) for updates. 

Regular Hours

  • Open Daily 8am - 12am

Exam Period Hours

  • Open Weekdays 6am  - 2am, Saturdays and Sundays 8am - 2am

    *Restricted access: The library is open only to law students and to anyone using legal materials. Non-law students are welcome to use room WB152 from 7pm – 7am weekdays, and anytime on the weekend.

Summer Hours

  • Monday through Thursday:  8am - 9pm

  • Friday and Saturday:  8am - 5pm

  • Sunday: CLOSED

Building Hours (year round)

  • Monday - Friday                          7am - 7pm
  • Saturday - Sunday                      9am - 5pm

24-hour building access is automatically available to all UVA Law students, faculty, and staff.

24-hour building access is also available to all UVA-affiliated students, faculty, and staff by contacting David Holsapple at

Anyone with building access inquires may call the Law Library at 434-924-3384.

Reference Desk Hours

Regular Semester Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Plus extended hours during first-year research assignments

Phone: (434) 924-7465


About e-mail reference services

Special Collections Department
  • By appointment.  Monday-Friday: 9am - 3pm

Phone: (434) 243-6703


See also Hours for all U.Va. Libraries