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 during service desk staffing hours. 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 are required to leave.
Summer 2015 Library Access Hours (until Saturday 8/22)
|Monday - Friday||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Saturday - Sunday||Library closed|
Throughout holiday closures and over the summer, current members of the Duke Law community retain 24-hour DukeCard access.
Fall 2015 Library Access Hours (begin Sunday 8/23)
|Day||Duke Law community||Duke University community||General Public|
|Monday - Thursday||24 hours||7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Friday||24 hours||7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||24 hours||12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||24 hours||12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
Exceptions: During the Law School Fall Break/Writing Week (October 9-17), the library will be open Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Duke Law community retains 24-hour DukeCard building access during all holiday closures and reduced operating hours. Evening and weekend services will resume on Sunday, October 18.
Visiting the Law Library
For driving directions to the Law School and parking information, see Visiting Duke Law.