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The Tarlton Law Library is open at this time with access limited to current UT Law students, faculty, and staff. Members of the UT Austin community unaffiliated with the law school may contact the Circulation Desk (circ@law.utexas.edu, 512-471-7726) for assistance with accessing library resources. Online reference services are also available. Please see the Tarlton Reopening FAQs and the Texas Law Fall 2020 Reopening Plan for additional details

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Visiting the Library

Summer Hours

Access to the library is currently limited to current UT Law faculty, staff, and students.  Other members of the UT Austin community who need to check out materials from Tarlton should contact the library's Circulation Desk (circ@law.utexas.edu, 512-471-7726) to schedule a pick-up time.  The library's Circulation Desk will be staffed during all of the hours the library is open.  Reference Desk services will generally be offered remotely through the Library's Virtual Reference Desk.  Tech Desk services will be provided in person and through the Virtual Tech DeskHours are subject to change.

Hours for June 3 to August 15, 2021*

Locations Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Library 7:30am - 6pm 7:30am - 6pm 7:30am - 6pm 7:30am - 6pm 7:30am - 6pm CLOSED CLOSED
Reference desk 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm CLOSED CLOSED
Tech Desk 10:30am - 1:30pm 10:30am - 1:30pm 10:30am - 1:30pm 10:30am - 1:30pm 10:30am - 1:30pm  CLOSED CLOSED

*Bar Exam Hours:  Library is open 9am - 6pm on Sunday, July 25. 

Fall Orientation Hours

Hours for August 16 to August 24, 2021*

Locations Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Library 7:30am - 6pm 7:30am - 6pm 7:30am - 6pm 7:30am - 6pm 7:30am - 6pm 9am - 6pm 9am - 6pm
Reference desk 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 12pm - 5pm 12pm - 5pm
Tech Desk 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm  12pm - 5pm 12pm - 5pm

*Library is open until 10pm on Monday, August 23, and Tuesday, August 24

Fall Semester Hours

Hours for August 25 to November 28, 2021*

Locations Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Library 7:30am - midnight 7:30am - midnight 7:30am - midnight 7:30am - midnight 7:30am - 10pm 9am - 10pm 9am - midnight
Reference desk 8am - 8pm 8am - 8pm 8am - 8pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 12pm - 6pm 12pm - 6pm
Tech Desk 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm  12pm - 5pm 12pm - 5pm

*Library is closed on Monday, September 6, for Labor Day.
Thanksgiving Hours
Library is open 7:15am - 6pm on Tuesday, November 23.
Library is open 8:00am - 5pm on Wednesday, November 24.
Library is closed on Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26.

Extended Fall Exam Hours

Hours for November 29 to December 17, 2021*

Locations Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Library 7:30am - 2am 7:30am - 2am 7:30am - 2am 7:30am - 2am 7:30am - midnight 9am - 10pm 9am - 2am
Reference desk 8am - 8pm 8am - 8pm 8am - 8pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 12pm - 6pm 12pm - 6pm
Tech Desk 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm  12pm - 5pm 12pm - 5pm

*Library will close at 6pm on Friday, December 17.    

Fall Intersession Hours

Hours for December 18 to December 24, 2021

Locations Sat (12/18) Sun (12/19) Mon (12/20) Tue (12/21) Wed (12/22) Thu (12/23) Fri (12/24)
Library CLOSED CLOSED 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm CLOSED
Reference desk CLOSED CLOSED 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm CLOSED
Tech Desk CLOSED CLOSED By appt. By appt. By appt.  By appt. CLOSED

Library will be closed for the holidays from Friday, December 24, through Sunday, January 2.  The library will reopen on Monday, January 3.