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Hours & Services

Service Hours for Law School Faculty, Students and Staff

Law Library 

Monday – Friday: 8:00AM – 9:00PM
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Main Reading Room (Second Floor of Law Building)

Monday- Friday: 7:00AM – Midnight
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00AM – 6:00PM


Berkeley Faculty and Graduate Students

The Law Library is open to Berkeley faculty and graduate students who wish to use the library for legal research.


Berkeley Undergraduates

Undergraduates who wish to use the law library collection for research purposes only must first apply for an access pass at Passes are issued on an individual basis and are required to use the law library. All professors who teach undergraduate courses that have a legal research component should contact regarding class access.


Non-Law School Affiliated Patrons

Outside of law school exam periods the law library is open to attorneys and members of the general public who wish to conduct legal research or to use Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) materials.   Reference assistance is unavailable for non-law school affiliated patrons.  

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