Hours & Directions

The Duke Law community enjoys 24-hour access to the Law School and Goodson Law Library with a current DukeCard. Current members of the Duke University community may access the library at the hours listed below. A DukeCard will be required for entrance to the Law School building after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and on the weekend.

The Duke Law School and Goodson Law Library entrances are open to the general public from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. After these hours, only current Duke Law or University students, faculty, and staff are authorized to be in the Law School building; others may be asked to leave.

Summer Library Access & Service Hours (effective Friday 5/2)

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday

Library closed

Exceptions: The library and Law School will be closed on Memorial Day (Monday, May 26) and Independence Day (Friday, July 4). Duke Law community retains 24-hour access during the holiday closures.

Visiting the Law Library

For driving directions to the Law School and parking information, see Visiting Duke Law.

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More Information

Circulation Desk
(919) 613-7128 (Hours)
Reference Desk
(919) 613-7121 (Hours)

Mailing Address
J. Michael Goodson Law Library
Duke Law School
210 Science Drive
Box 90361
Durham, NC 27708-0361
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