Extended study hours in Regenstein 1st Floor Reading Room, May 12 – 23

To support students studying for finals, Regenstein’s 1st Floor Reading Room will remain open to current students, faculty, and staff until 4 a.m. beginning Sunday, May 12 through Thursday, May 23 (closing at 4 a.m. Friday, May 24).

All other areas of Regenstein will be inaccessible after the building closes. All other Library services and spaces will follow normal hours during this period. See Libraries & Hours for more information.

Card access required for entry during extended study hours

To access the 1st Floor Reading Room during extended study hours, tap your UChicago ID at the card reader by one of the designated doors, which will then unlock briefly.

Card readers are located at both automatic doors at the south entrance as well as the east entrance doors.

Proceed into the lobby and tap your ID at the entry gates as usual.

Extended study hours begin at midnight Sunday through Thursday and at 11 p.m. Friday through Saturday.

Policies and protocols

Students, faculty, and staff using the 1st Floor Reading Room during extended study hours are expected to follow all Library policies.

Be prepared to show your UChicago ID to the Reading Room attendant if requested.

University transportation options

The University offers many transportation options, including nighttime shuttle service and the Lyft Ride Smart program. See Getting Around for details.