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University Libraries


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

Summer 2020 Hours

  • Aug. 3-14 open 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed Saturday and Sunday)
  • Aug. 15-16 open 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • Aug. 17-18 open 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday
  • Aug. 19 open 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. Wednesday

Fall 2020 Hours

Beginning Aug. 20 and ending Nov. 23

  • 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.

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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