Watson Library Hours

Building

Fall 2020, August 24 - November 29

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 8 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
12 pm - 8 pm

Exceptions

  • Wed, Nov 25: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 26: Closed,
  • Fri, Nov 27: Closed,

Fall 2020, November 30 - December 11 (Finals)

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 8 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
12 pm - 8 pm

Exceptions

None

Service Desk

Fall 2020, August 24 - November 29

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 8 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
12 pm - 8 pm

Exceptions

  • Wed, Nov 25: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 26: Closed,
  • Fri, Nov 27: Closed,

Fall 2020, November 30 - December 11 (Finals)

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 8 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
12 pm - 8 pm

Exceptions

None

Services in Watson

All service locations are closed when the building is closed.

Library stacks closed; submit Retrieve from Shelf requests for items needed.  1st, 2nd, and 5th floors also closed.

GIS & Data Lab (Room 425)

Open for walk-in use with limited seating when Watson Library is open.  See GIS & Data Lab for more information.

Acquisitions & Resource Sharing

Send questions to acqrs@ku.edu or call 864-3960.  Inquiries will be answered 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, on days library is staffed.
 

International Collections

5th floor closed.  Library stacks closed; submit Retrieve from Shelf requests for items needed.

Contact International Collections to schedule a consultation; see International Collections faculty & staff contact list.

Research Help

Fall 2020, August 24 - November 29

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 9 pm
Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
1 pm - 9 pm

Exceptions

  • Wed, Nov 25: 9 am - 5 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 26: Closed,
  • Fri, Nov 27: Closed,

Fall 2020, November 30 - December 11 (Finals)

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 9 pm
Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
1 pm - 9 pm

Exceptions

None

Research help will be provided via the Ask a Librarian service, by virtual consultation, or by appointment.

Jay Break Food Stop

Watson Jay Break closed fall 2020.  See KU dining locations and hours for open locations.

 

 


Watson Library

1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence KS 66045-7530
Information: 785-864-8983
Research help: 785-864-3347

Hours

Today
8 am - 5 pm
Thu Nov 26
Closed
Fri Nov 27
Closed
Sat Nov 28
Closed
Sun Nov 29
12 pm - 8 pm
Mon Nov 30
8 am - 8 pm
Tue Dec 1
8 am - 8 pm
Today
8 am - 5 pm
Thu Nov 26
Closed
Fri Nov 27
Closed
Sat Nov 28
Closed
Sun Nov 29
12 pm - 8 pm
Mon Nov 30
8 am - 8 pm
Tue Dec 1
8 am - 8 pm

See full hours listing.

Ask a Librarian

We can help with your research questions -- contact us by chat, phone, email, text or at a Research Help desk.

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