special study hours (
March 16 - March 25

Friday, March 16 & Saturday, March 178AM - Midnight
Sunday, March 18 - Tuesday, March 208AM - 2AM
Wednesday, March 21 - Friday, March 239AM - 5PM
Saturday March 24 & Sunday, March 25CLOSED

24/7 STUDY: From Sunday, March 11 at 10:00 AM through Wednesday, March 21 at the regular closing time, the Schaffer Library BUILDING will be open 24 HOURS FOR STUDY. See below for Circulation, Reserve, and Reference Desk hours of service:

Spring Break (
March 26 - April 1

Monday - Friday9AM - 5PM
Saturday, March 31CLOSED
Sunday, April 11PM - 7PM

Reference Librarians On Duty

Monday - Thursday9AM-12PM; 1PM-5PM
Friday9AM-12PM; 1PM-4PM
Sunday10AM - 10PM
Note: The above hours include Reference Librarians on duty.
Email Reference at reference@union.edu or contact us at 388-6281. Please visit the Research Services website for more up-to-date information.

Student Peer Research Consultants (PRCs) On Duty*

WillM,W: 10:00-11:30AM; Tu: 12:00-1:30PM; 3:30-5:00PM
MariaM: 6-8PM; W,TH: 5-7PM
KatieM,W,F: 11:30-1PM; Th: 2:00-3:30pm
*PRCs are skilled undergraduates who will assist you with research, directional, policy, and basic technology questions, and who will make referrals to subject experts when applicable. For more information see our Peer Research Consultants page.

special collection hours

Monday - Friday1 PM - 4 PM*
* Weekday mornings by appointment only. Please visit Special Collection's website for up-to-date announcements.
Phone: 388-6620

USTAR hours

Sunday - Thursday6PM - 10PM
Monday - Friday12:50PM - 1:50PM
Union Student Technical Assistance Resources (USTAR) provides students with a centralized resource for computer support. Visit USTAR's website to fill out a request form.

Union College Permanent Collection

By appointment only.
Phone:588-6318 or 588-8360
More info...

Other Library Offices

Writing Center (by appointment):More info...
Language Center:More info...
Office of National Fellowships & Scholarships (by appointment): More info...
Mandeville Gallery:More info...

card access required

Everyday: after 6PM the front doors re-lock and only people with a valid Union College ID will be able to enter the building. Non-Union visitors who enter the building before 6PM may remain in the building until closing; however please be advised there will be no re-entry should you exit the building after 6PM. keycard access stops 10 minutes before the library closes. For example, when the library closes at midnight, you will not be able to enter the library after 11:50PM.