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Spring Semester 2019

Monday—Thursday 7:30 a.m.—Midnight
Friday 7:30 a.m.—9:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon—Midnight


Spring Break

Friday, Mar. 1 7:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Sat. —Sun., Mar 2—3 CLOSED
Mon. —Fri., Mar 4—8 7:30 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
Sat. Mar 9 CLOSED
Sun. Mar 10 4:00 p.m.—Midnight


Easter Break

Thurs., Apr. 18 7:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Fri. —Sun., Apr. 19—21 CLOSED
Mon., Apr. 22 7:30 a.m.—Midnight


Reading Days & Finals

Quiet Hours Begin Wednesday, April 24

Thurs., May 2 7:00 a.m.—Midnight
Friday, May 3 7:00 a.m.—10:00 p.m.
Sat. — Sun., May 4—5 8:00 a.m.—Midnight
Mon. —Wed., May 6—8 7:00 a.m.—Midnight
Thur. —Fri., May 9—10 7:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.


End of Semester

Sat.—Sun., May 11—12 CLOSED


Summer Hours Begin Monday, May 13, 2019