Hours

Building Hours

Semester Hours

(August 26 - January 14)

Monday - Thursday Open 24 Hours
Friday Closes at 8:00pm (open all times before that)
Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday Opens at 9:00am (no closing time)
Closures November 28 (Thanksgiving Day)
December 24-25 (Christmas Holiday)
December 31-January 1 (New Year Holiday)

Summer Hours

(May 13 - August 25)

Monday - Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday - Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Closures May 27 (Memorial Day)
July 4 (Independence Day)

All hours are Pacific time and are subject to change for special circumstances. If a holiday is not listed in reduced hours, the Library will be open.


Reference Desk Hours

Semester Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday Not Staffed
Sunday 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Summer Hours

(May 13 - August 25)

By appointment only
Please contact us via email (libref@uidaho.edu) or phone (208-885-6584)

During semester Reference Desk hours, a librarian can be contacted via phone 208-885-6584, text 208-449-0841, or chat. You can also email questions at any time to: libref@uidaho.edu. During the summer, reference librarians are available by appointment. Please reach out to us via email (libref@uidaho.edu) or leave us a voicemail (208-885-6584) and we will get back to you within one business day.

During the semester and summer, you can also contact your subject liaison or call our Circulation Desk (208-885-6559) for assistance.


Interlibrary Loan

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
(open for phone calls 7:30am - 5:00pm)
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Special Collections Reading Room

Monday - Friday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed
Or by appointment Contact us:
email libspec@uidaho.edu
phone (208) 885-0845

Reduced Hours and Closures

Fall Reduced Hours

September 1 9:00am - 6:00pm
September 2 - Labor Day Closed
September 3 8:00am - resume 24 hours

Fall Recess

November 23-24 10:00am - 6:00pm
November 25-26 8:00am - 6:00pm
November 27 8:00am - 5:00pm
November 28 CLOSED
November 29-30 10:00am - 6:00pm
December 1 10:00am - resume 24 hours

Winter Intersession

December 21-22 10:00am - 6:00pm
December 23 8:00am - 5:00pm
December 24-25 CLOSED
December 26-27 8:00am - 6:00pm
December 28-29 10:00am - 6:00pm
December 30 8:00am - 5:00pm
December 31-January 1 CLOSED
January 2-3 8:00am - 6:00pm
January 4-5 10:00am - 6:00pm
January 6-10 8:00am - 6:00pm
January 11-12 10:00am - 6:00pm
January 13-14 8:00am - 6:00pm
January 15 8:00am - resume 24 hours

Spring Recess

March 8 Close at 8:00pm
March 9-10 10:00am - 6:00pm
March 11-15 8:00am - 8:00pm
March 16 10:00am - 6:00pm
March 17 10:00am - Resume 24 hours

Spring Intersession

May 11-12 8:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Closures

May 27 - Memorial Day Closed
July 4 - Independence Day Closed