Finals and Spring Term at the Library

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The Library will be open 24 hours starting Monday, March 13 at 7:30 a.m. through Thursday, March 23 at midnight. When the Library is open 24 hours, a PSU ID card will be required to enter the Library after midnight. Beginning Spring Term on Sunday, April 2, a PSU ID card will be required to enter the Library after 9 p.m. If you need a PSU ID card please visit ID card Services in Neuberger.

Follow the Steps Below to Visit the Library with your PSU ID

  1. Have your white PSU ID at the ADA-accessible entrance
  2. Touch the PSU ID card on the black card reader at the ADA-accessible entrance
  3. After scanning the PSU ID card, push the blue ADA-accessible door button
  4. Wait about 20 seconds. That door takes a long time to open!
  5. You made it in!

5 steps to enter library after midnight: have PSU student ID/access card, swipe card on reader by ADA button, push ADA button, wait, enter.

Study Services at the Library

The Reference Desk and the technology support desk will be available regular hours.  The Learning Center will continue provide tutoring and assistance from dead week through the Wednesday of finals week, March 22nd. The tutoring schedule is available online. Room 160 will once again become additional study space for students (on the first floor, near the elevators). Finally, Branford’s Bean is open later hours and they will continue their tradition of leaving a fresh carafe of coffee out for students after they close.

Can’t make it in to the Library? The Library’s Online Research Guides will help you find resources for your research. Search by subject or search for resources for a specific course. 24/7 online chat reference also remains available for those who need assistance outside of the Library.

Stress Relief for Finals

SHAC‘s Wellness and Health Advisory Team (WHAT) will once again be at the Library providing stress relief services for students. The Finals Stress Relief session will take place on Tuesday, March 14th in the Library room 170 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Getting Around Campus Late at Night

Several services are available to assist you if you are leaving the Library late at night. Call Campus Public Safety at (503) 725-4407 for a safety escort to your vehicle or dorm. College Housing Northwest (CHN) also offers extended hours for their Goose Hollow Shuttle during the 24/7 Library service.

Spring Intersession Hours

The Library’s schedule will change between Winter and Spring terms. We will close Saturday and Sunday, March 25th and 26th. During Spring Break from Monday, March 27th, through Friday, March 31st, we are open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. We will be closed on Saturday, April 1st and will re-open from noon until midnight on Sunday, April 2nd. We will resume regular hours once again when the Spring term starts on April 3rd.

More information:
Library Hours
Ask a Librarian
Portland State University Academic Calendar