Beginning Saturday, December 6, Alkek Library will once again extend its hours to offer students increased study time as finals approach. New this semester: the library will remain open through the weekend during finals. The following “study hall” schedule can be accessed anytime from the library homepage.
December 6, the Saturday before finals begin, the library will be open an extra two hours, from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Sunday, December 7, the library will open at 1:00 pm as usual, and will remain open around-the-clock for study until 8:30 pm on Tuesday, December 16. Service points, such as the Reference Desk and Computer Lab, will not be staffed during the overnight study hours.
Saturday, December 13, library service points will be staffed from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Service points will maintain their regular schedules before and during finals. For operating hours of specific library services, please visit the library homepage or call 512-245-3681.
While in the library, everyone is asked to be considerate of others and help maintain an atmosphere conducive to studying. Note the Sixth Floor is designated “Quiet Study”—those working in a group should use a group study room or go to another floor, and keep voices low to minimize disruption to others. Remember, group study rooms are in high demand and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Also, cell phone use is prohibited in all public areas, and food and drinks are not allowed except in the First Floor Public Lounge.
Seventh Floor construction will be ending at 4:30 on weekdays—the library extends sincere apologies that work must move forward during finals. Seventh floor remains open for study, including a total of 18 single-person study rooms along the east and west walls.
Courtesy for patrons is always greatly appreciated, but especially so during peak study times. The Alkek librarians and staff wish everyone a successful finish to the Fall 2008 semester.