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: Noon–10:00 p.m.

Hours for 9/22/2019–9/28/2019

Magrath Library Public Hours

Date Day Open
22 Sep 2019 Sunday Noon–10:00 p.m.
23 Sep 2019 Monday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
24 Sep 2019 Tuesday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
25 Sep 2019 Wednesday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
26 Sep 2019 Thursday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
27 Sep 2019 Friday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
28 Sep 2019 Saturday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Magrath SMART Commons and Extended Study Area

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