Opening hours

We're open 24 hours a day during term time

Please see below information on opening times for the Winter and Spring minimum sevice periods

Library steps at night

DayOpening TimesStaffed Service Times
Monday  24 hour opening 8.45am-7.00pm
Tuesday 24 hour opening 8.45am-7.00pm
Wednesday 24 hour opening 8.45am-7.00pm
Thursday 24 hour opening 8.45am-7.00pm
Friday 24 hour opening 8.45am-7.00pm
Saturday 24 hour opening 10.00am-5.00pm
Sunday 24 hour opening 10.00am-5.00pm
Winter Minimum Service Opening Hours
DayOpening hours
Thursday 21 December Closing at 5.00pm
Friday 22 December-Tuesday 26 December Closed
Wednesday 27 December 10.00am-7.00pm
Thursday 28 December 10.00am-7.00pm
Friday 29 December 10.00am-7.00pm
Saturday 30 December-Monday 1 January Closed
Tuesday 2 January - start of 24 hour opening Open from 9.00am
Spring Minimum Service Opening Hours
DayOpening hours
Thursday 29 March Closing at 7.00pm
Friday 30 March-Monday 2 April Closed
Tuesday 3 April - start of 24 hour opening Open from 10.00am
Summer Vacation Opening Hours
DayOpening Times
Monday  9.00am-8.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am-8.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am-8.00pm
Thursday 9.00am-8.00pm
Friday 9.00am-8.00pm
Saturday 12.00pm-7.00pm
Sunday 12.00pm-7.00pm

To enter the Library you must have a current, working University of Sussex ID card. If your card is lost or stolen, please let us know as soon as possible.

For more information on how to obtain a new one, please see the Print Unit's ID card page. 

See also: University Minimum Service Days and Term Dates