Law Library Hours

Library Hours and Access Information

Regular Hours
Monday – Thursday  7am to 12am
Friday 7am to 10pm
Saturday** 9am to 10pm
Sunday 9am to 12am

The outside doors to the law center are unlocked from 6:00am to 8:00pm daily.  Members of the law school community (law students, law faculty, law staff) can swipe their ID card to enter the building at any time.  Members of the public who wish to visit the law library after the outside doors are locked should call the library service desk at (662) 915-6824 when you arrive.

**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.

Please email  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 –

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 weekend before the first exam, Mon.-Sat. 7am – 2am; Sun. 7am – 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. 7am – 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.