Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Hours of Operation

The library plays a vital role in your academic studies. Our hours are designed to maximize student accessibility. Our electronic resources are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • Regular Hours: Fall & Spring

    Regular hours are during the fall and spring semesters.

    Main Library

    Mon - Thu: 7:00 a - 1:00 a
    Friday: 7:00 a - 6:00 p
    Saturday: 10:00 a - 6:00 p 
    Sunday: 2:00 p - 1:00 a

    Reference Desk

    Mon - Thu: 8:00 a - 8:00 p
    Friday: 8:00 a - 6:00 p
    Saturday: 12:00 p - 6:00 p 
    Sunday: 2:00 p - 8:00 p


    Archives & Special Collections

    Mon - Fri: 8:30 a - 4:30 p
    Saturday: closed
    Sunday: closed

    Please note: Archives & Special Collections will have new hours starting December 5, 2016
    By appointment only:  please contact us in advance
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday  9am-12pm
    Tuesday, Thursday  1pm-4pm

  • Summer Hours: Summer I & II

    Main Library

    Mon - Thu: 7:15 a - 10:00 p
    Friday: 
    7:15 a - 5:00 p
    Saturday: 
    12:00 p - 6:00 p 
    Sunday: 
    2:00 p - 9:00 p

    Information Desk

    Mon - Thu: 8:00 a - 8:00 p
    Friday: 8:00 a - 5:00 p
    Saturday: 12:00 p - 6:00 p 
    Sunday: 2:00 p - 8:00 p

    Archives & Special Collections

    Mon - Fri: 8:30 a - 4:30 p
    Saturday: closed
    Sunday: closed

  • Extended Hours: During Finals

    Main Library

    Mon - Thu: 7:00 a - 2:00 a
    Friday: 7:00 a - 8:00 p
    Saturday: 10:00 a - 8:00 p 
    Sunday: 2:00 p - 2:00 a

    Reference Desk

    Mon - Thu: 8:00 a - 8:00 p
    Friday: 8:00 a - 6:00 p
    Saturday: 12:00 p - 6:00 p 
    Sunday: 2:00 p - 8:00 p

    Archives & Special Collections

    Mon - Fri: 8:30 a - 4:30 p
    Saturday: closed
    Sunday: closed

  • Holiday & Break Hours

    Main Library

    Mon - Fri: 7:30 a - 5:00 p
    Saturday: closed 
    Sunday: closed

    Reference Desk

    Mon - Fri: 8:00 a - 5:00 p
    Saturday: 
    closed 
    Sunday: 
    closed

    Archives & Special Collections

    Mon - Fri: 8:30 a - 4:30 p
    Saturday: closed 
    Sunday: closed

  • Holidays & Exceptions

    Holidays & Exceptions

    The following dates are holidays/exceptions to our standard operating hours:

    Fall 2016

    September 4-5: Closed
    November 19-20: Closed
    November 21-23: 7:30 a - 5 p
    November 24-26: Closed
    November 30-December 12: extended hours (finals)
    December 13: 7 a - 8 p
    December 14-16: 7:30 a - 5 p
    December 17-19: Closed
    December 20-22: 11 a - 5 p
    December 23-26: Closed
    December 27-29: 11 a - 5 p
    December 30-January 1: Closed

    Spring 2017

    January 2-6: 7:30 a - 5 p
    January 7-8: Closed
    January 9-13: 7:30 a - 5 p
    January 14-15: Closed
    January 16: 7:30 a - 5 p
    January 17: regular spring hours begin
    March 18-19: Closed
    March 20-24: 7:30 a - 5 p
    March 25: Closed
    April 26-May 8: extended hours (finals)
    May 9: 7 a - 8 p (last day of finals)
    May 10-12: 7:30 a - 5 p
    May 13: 10 a - 3 p (Commencement)
    May 14: Closed
    May 15-19: 7:30 a - 5 p
    May 20-21: Closed
    May 22-26: 7:30 a - 5 p
    May 27-29: Closed
    May 30: regular summer hours begin