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. Magrath is not accessible via the Ruttan Hall external doors during these hours.


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

Today’s Hours: 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Hours for 8/20/2018–8/26/2018

Magrath Library

Date Day Open
20 Aug 2018 Monday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
21 Aug 2018 Tuesday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
22 Aug 2018 Wednesday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
23 Aug 2018 Thursday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
24 Aug 2018 Friday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
25 Aug 2018 Saturday Noon–6:00 p.m.
26 Aug 2018 Sunday Noon–6:00 p.m.

Magrath SMART Commons and Extended Study Area

Date Day Open
20 Aug 2018 Monday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
21 Aug 2018 Tuesday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
22 Aug 2018 Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
23 Aug 2018 Thursday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
24 Aug 2018 Friday 7:00 a.m.–Midnight
25 Aug 2018 Saturday 10:00 a.m.–Midnight
26 Aug 2018 Sunday 10:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
Visit the SMART Learning Commons site for services and hours information.