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 is 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 2016 Access & Service Hours (5/6 - 8/20)
|Monday - Friday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Saturday - Sunday||Library closed|
Exceptions: The library will be closed on Monday, May 23 (Memorial Day) and Monday, July 4 (Independence Day). Current members of the Duke Law community retain 24-hour DukeCard access during holiday closures and at all other times.
Fall 2016 Library Access Hours (begin Sunday 8/21)
|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.|
Visiting the Law Library
For driving directions to the Law School and parking information, see Visiting Duke Law.