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 6/25/2019–7/1/2019

Magrath Library Public Hours

Date Day Open
25 Jun 2019 Tuesday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
26 Jun 2019 Wednesday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
27 Jun 2019 Thursday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
28 Jun 2019 Friday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
29 Jun 2019 Saturday Noon–6:00 p.m.
30 Jun 2019 Sunday Noon–6:00 p.m.
1 Jul 2019 Monday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Magrath SMART Commons and Extended Study Area

Date Day Open
25 Jun 2019 Tuesday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
26 Jun 2019 Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
27 Jun 2019 Thursday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
28 Jun 2019 Friday 7:00 a.m.–Midnight
29 Jun 2019 Saturday 10:00 a.m.–Midnight
30 Jun 2019 Sunday 10:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
1 Jul 2019 Monday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
Visit the SMART Learning Commons site for services and hours information.