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Hours

Check the hours the library is open for UofSC students, faculty and staff with a valid CarolinaCard. Access for visitors, including alumni, is by appointment only.

Thomas Cooper Library

While parts of the building are open for UofSC students, faculty and staff with a valid CarolinaCard, Levels 1-3 will remain closed to all library users.


Hours through Spring Finals

Regular hours for spring semester last through May 4:

  • Monday - Thursday open 7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Friday open 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday open 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.


Spring to Summer Interim

  • Wednesday - Friday, May 5-7 open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 8 open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 9 open 1 - 5 p.m.


Regular Summer Hours

These hours apply from May 10-29, June 1 - July 3, and July 6-31:

  • Monday - Thursday open 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday open 7:30 a.m, - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday open 1 - 9 p.m.


Holiday Closures and Special Summer Hours

  • Sunday, May 30 open 1 - 5 p.m.
  • Monday, May 31 closed (Memorial Day Holiday)
  • Sunday - Monday, July 4-5 closed (July 4th Holiday)


Technology Lounge Help Desk Hours

Regular hours for spring semester last through May 4:

  • Monday - Thursday open 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday open 1 - 8 p.m.


Other Library Locations and Services

  • Please check the website for continued updates to Library Services offered by Thomas Cooper Library
  • Access to Special Collections reading rooms is by appointment only. Appointments and material requests must be made in advance. Contact the relevant collection area directly.
  • Help is available virtually through live chat and email. Contact us with questions.

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