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: Closed

Hours for 8/8/2020–8/14/2020

Magrath Library public hours

Date Day Open
8 Aug 2020 Saturday Closed
9 Aug 2020 Sunday Closed
10 Aug 2020 Monday Closed
11 Aug 2020 Tuesday Closed
12 Aug 2020 Wednesday Closed
13 Aug 2020 Thursday Closed
14 Aug 2020 Friday Closed

Magrath SMART Commons and extended study area

Date Day Open
8 Aug 2020 Saturday Closed
9 Aug 2020 Sunday Closed
10 Aug 2020 Monday Closed
11 Aug 2020 Tuesday Closed
12 Aug 2020 Wednesday Closed
13 Aug 2020 Thursday Closed
14 Aug 2020 Friday Closed
Visit the SMART Learning Commons site for services and hours information.