NOTE: Access to the Magrath extended study area, when the library is closed, is restricted to current UMN students, staff, and faculty, and requires a valid UCard.

Late night and weekend access (Mon. - Thurs. 9 pm-10 pm, Sat. 4 pm-6 pm, and Sun. 10 am-10 pm) to Magrath Library, is via the south Gortner Ave. Ramp entrance, and via the north Buford Ave entrance located next to the Learning and Environmental Sciences or the west Magrath plaza entrance, or via the Ruttan Hall external doors during some of these hours. Magrath is not accessible via the Ruttan Hall external doors at all on Sundays.


During open library service hours, please call 612-624-2233 for assistance, if these entrances are locked.

Today’s Hours: 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

Hours for 2/25/2020–3/2/2020

Magrath Library Public Hours

Date Day Open
25 Feb 2020 Tuesday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
26 Feb 2020 Wednesday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
27 Feb 2020 Thursday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
28 Feb 2020 Friday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
29 Feb 2020 Saturday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
1 Mar 2020 Sunday Noon–10:00 p.m.
2 Mar 2020 Monday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

Magrath SMART Commons and Extended Study Area

Date Day Open
25 Feb 2020 Tuesday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
26 Feb 2020 Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
27 Feb 2020 Thursday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
28 Feb 2020 Friday 7:00 a.m.–Midnight
29 Feb 2020 Saturday 10:00 a.m.–Midnight
1 Mar 2020 Sunday 10:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
2 Mar 2020 Monday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
Visit the SMART Learning Commons site for services and hours information.