Hours

Library, SLS Open Access, and Reference Hours


Monthly Calendar View

NOTE: Stanford law library hours and access policies are subject to change. For updates, please call 650 723.2477.

Regular Hours

August 26, (Saturday), 2023 – June 9 (Sunday), 2024

Library & Borrowing Services Desk SLS Open Access Reference Desk via Zoom
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 7:00 pm

Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday – Thursday:

Closed: 7pm – 7:15pm
Accessible to SLS Students Only:
7:16pm – 8:30am(following day)

Friday:

Closed: 5pm – 5:15pm
Accessible to SLS Students Only:
5:16pm – 9:00 am (following day)

Saturday:

Closed: 5pm – 5:15pm
Accessible to SLS Students Only:
5:16pm – 9:00 am (following day)

Sunday:

Closed: 5pm – 5:15pm
Accessible to SLS Students Only:
5:16pm – 8:30 am (following day)

 

 

Monday – Friday:
9:00 am – 6:00 pm (Virtual)
Note: When the library closes, there is a 15-minute period where all library users must exit the library. Study Hall Hours for SLS Students Only begins 15-minutes after the library closes.

Special Hours

Dates Library & Borrowing Services Desk SLS Open Access Reference Desk via Zoom
May 31 – June 9, 2024
Limited Access Period (SLS Only)
Regular hours, but limited to SLS Only due to finals prep. Regular Hours Closed
June 10 – June 14, 2024
Intersession
9:00 am – 5:00 pm 24-hours 8am-4pm (via Zoom)
June 15 – June 16, 2024 Closed Regular Hours Closed
June 22, 2024 Closed Closed Closed
June 29 – July 7, 2024
Independence Day
Closed Regular Hours Closed
September 2, 2024
Labor Day
Closed Regular Hours Closed
November 22 – December 13, 2024
Limited Access Period (SLS Only)
Limited to SLS Only due to finals prep. Regular Hours Regular Hours
November 27, 2024 8:30am – Noon Midnight – Noon 8am – Noon (via Zoom)
November 28 – November 30, 2024
Thanksgiving Recess
Closed Regular Hours Closed
December 14 – 15, 2023 Closed 24-hours Closed
December 16 – December 19, 2024
Intersession
9:00 am – 5:00 pm 24-hours 8am-4pm (via Zoom)
December 20, 2024
Intersession
9:00 am – Noon Midnight – Noon 8am – Noon (via Zoom)
December 21, 2024 – January 3, 2025
Winter Closure
Closed Closed Closed
January 20, 2025
MLK, Jr Holiday
Closed 24-hours Closed
February 17, 2025
President’s Day
Closed 24-Hours Closed
March 10, 2025 – March 21, 2025
Limited Access Period (SLS Only)
Regular hours, but limited to SLS Only due to finals prep. Regular Hours Regular Hours
March 22 – March 23, 2025 Closed Regular Hours Closed
March 24 – March 28, 2025
Intersession
9:00 am – 5:00 pm 24-hours 8am-4pm (via Zoom)
May 26, 2025
Memorial Day
Closed 24-hours 8am-4pm (via Zoom)
June 9 – June 13, 2025
Intersession
9:00 am – 5:00 pm 24-hours 8am-4pm (via Zoom)
June 14 – June 15, 2025 Closed 24-hours 8am-4pm (via Zoom)

Bar Exam Prep Summer Hours

Dates Library & Borrowing Services Desk SLS Open Access
2024 Bar Exam ID cardholders & Continuing SLS Students with active IDs
Reference Desk via Zoom
June 10 – June 16, 2024 Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
Closed: Saturday – Sunday
24 hours Monday – Friday: 8am – 4pm
June 17 – June 21  & June 23-30, 2024 Monday – Thursday: 9am – 5pm
Closed: Friday – Sunday
24 hours Monday – Friday: 8am – 4pm
June 22, 2024 Closed Closed Monday – Friday: 8am – 4pm
July 1 – July 5, 2024
Summer Closure & Independence Day
Closed Closed Closed
July 6 – July 28, 2024 Monday – Thursday: 9am – 5pm
Closed: Friday – Sunday
24 hours Monday – Friday: 8am – 4pm

Reduced Summer Hours

June 16 (Saturday) – August 23 (Friday), 2024*

*All library services will be closed from June 29, 2024 – July 7, 2024

Library & Borrowing Services Desk SLS Open Access Reference Desk via Zoom
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday – Sunday: Closed
24 hours Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm (via Zoom)