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, Wed, Fri: 9:00 a - 12:00 p
    Tue, Thur: 1:00 p - 4:00 p
    Saturday and Sunday: closed
    Or by appointment:  please contact us in advance

  • 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, Wed, Fri: 9:00 a - 12:00 p
    Tue, Thur: 1:00 p - 4:00 p
    Saturday and Sunday: closed
    Or by appointment:  please contact us in advance

  • 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, Wed, Fri: 9:00 a - 12:00 p
    Tue, Thur: 1:00 p - 4:00 p
    Saturday and Sunday: closed
    Or by appointment:  please contact us in advance

  • Holidays & Exceptions

    Holidays & Exceptions

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

    Fall 2017

    August 21: Regular Fall Hours begin
    September 3-4: Closed (Labor Day)
    November 18-19: Closed
    November 20-22: 7:30 a - 5 p
    November 23-25: Closed
    November 29-December 11: open extended hours (finals)
    December 12: 7 a - 8 p (last day of finals)
    December 13-15: 7:30 a - 5 p
    December 16: 10 a - 3 p (Commencement)
    December 17: Closed
    December 18-19: 7:30 a - 5 p
    December 20-26: Closed
    December 27-29: 11 a - 5 p
    December 30-January 1: Closed

    Spring 2018

    January 2-5: 7:30 a - 5 p
    January 6-7: Closed
    January 8-12: 7:30 a - 5 p
    January 13-14: Closed
    January 15: 7:30 a - 5 p
    January 16: regular spring hours begin
    March 17-18: Closed
    March 19-23: 7:30 a - 5 p
    March 24: Closed
    April 25-May 7: open extended hours (finals)
    May 8: 7 a - 8 p (last day of finals)
    May 9-11: 7:30 a - 5 p
    May 12: 10 a - 3 p (Commencement)
    May 13: Closed
    May 14-18: 7:30 a - 5 p
    May 19-20: Closed
    May 21-25: 7:30 a - 5 p
    May 26-28: Closed (Memorial Day)
    May 29: regular summer hours begin
  • 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, Wed, Fri: 9:00 a - 12:00 p
    Tue, Thur: 1:00 p - 4:00 p
    Saturday and Sunday: closed
    Or by appointment:  please contact us in advance