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Instruction

Newman Library semester hours

Sun: opens at 9 a.m.*
Mon-Thurs: open 24 hours*
Fri: closes at 8 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

*During 24-hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30 a.m.

Current Hours

 

Art + Architecture Library spring hours

Sun: 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Mon–Thurs: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Current semester hours

NVC Resource Center spring hours

Sun: Closed
Mon-Thu: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fri: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Current semester hours

Veterinary Medicine Library spring hours

Sun: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Mon–Thurs: 7:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Current semester hours