Opening hours university library

On this page, you will find the opening hours of Utrecht University Library. These opening hours are for the University Library City Centre and the University Library Uithof.


Regular opening hours

The regular opening hours for the university libraries in Utrecht Science Park/De Uithof and in the city centre are:

  • Mon-Fri: 8 am - 10.30 pm
  • Sat-Sun: 10 am - 10.30 pm

Opening hours exam periods

Exams coming up? The library has longer opening hours during these weeks, giving students more time to prepare for their exams.

  • Mon-Thu: 8 am - 1 am
  • Fri: 8 am - 10.30 pm
  • Sat: 8 am - 10.30 pm
  • Sun: 8 am - 1 am

An overview of the exam periods in the academic year 2018-2019:

  • 15 October - 8 November 2018
  • 7 January - 31 January 2019
  • 18 March - 11 April 2019
  • 3 June - 27 June 2019

Please note: testing a stricter access policy is continued in the January exam period. During these weeks study spots are only available to Utrecht University staff and students.

Opening hours on public holidays

On public holidays the library is open from 10 am to 6 pm


    Opening hours service desks

    The service desks in the University Library Uithof and the University Library City Centre open at 9 am on weekdays and on weekends at 10 am.

    Opening hours Special Collections

    The Special Collections Reading Room is open on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. Please note: the reading room is closed on weekends.

    Opening hours IT service desks

    In the University Library Uithof and the University Library City Centre, you will find service desks for all your IT-related questions. Please check the opening hours.