Law Library Hours

Library Hours and Access Information

Library hours, particularly evening and weekend hours, are subject to change on short notice due to the COVID-19 situation. Please check this site regularly for updates.  The library is now following its regular schedule, but we encourage you to call (662) 915-6824 to confirm daily opening and closing times before traveling to the library.

Please email lawref@olemiss.edu  or call (662) 915-6824 for assistance if you cannot come to the library.

The J.D. Williams Library is also available for law student use.  It has high-speed printers, copiers, scanners, and other equipment for UM students’ use.  See their website for current hours – https://libraries.olemiss.edu/

Regular Hours
Monday – Thursday  7am to 12am
Friday 7am to 12am
Saturday** 7am to 12am
Sunday 7am to 12am

*Building access hours for the non-law school community.
**The Law Library will close at 5:00 pm the evening before home football game days. The Law Library will be closed on home football game days.  In 2021, the library will be closed on 9/11, 9/18, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/13, and 11/20.


Special hours for holidays and exam periods are below.
Any changes to this schedule will be posted on our website prior to the affected time.

Special Hours
Labor Day Weekend Friday-Saturday: regular hours; Sunday, 1pm – 6pm; Monday, CLOSED
Thanksgiving (Fall Break) Monday – Wednesday before Thanksgiving, 7am – 6pm; Thursday, CLOSED
Friday, 7am – 6pm; Saturday & Sunday, regular hours
Fall Exams Beginning the week before the first exam, Mon.-Sat. 7am – 2am; Sun. 9am – 2am for the duration of the exam period.
Skills Session Mon – Fri., 7am – 10pm; Sat., 9am – 6pm; Sun., 9am – 10pm
Martin Luther King Weekend Friday: 7am – 10 pm; Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED; Monday: CLOSED
Spring Break Mon – Fri., 7am – 9pm; Sat., 9am – 6pm; Sun., CLOSED
Easter Weekend Good Friday, 7am – 6pm; Sat., 1pm – 6pm; Sun., CLOSED; Mon., regular hours
Spring Exams Beginning the week before the first exam, Mon.-Sat. 7am – 2am; Sun. 9am – 2am for the duration of the exam period.
Memorial Day Weekend Saturday & Sunday, Noon – 6pm; Monday (Memorial Day observed), CLOSED
Independence Day CLOSED
Summer/Fall/Winter Intersession These hours vary and will be updated on this page.