Visiting the Library

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The Duke Law community enjoys extended access to the Law School and Goodson Law Library with a current DukeCard. An active DukeCard is required for entrance to the Law Library when the library service desk is closed.

Fall 2021 Library Access Hours

Day Duke Law Community - Access Duke Law Community - Service General Public
Monday - Friday 7:00am - 9:00pm 8:00am - 6:00pm (5:00pm Fridays) 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 7:00am - 9:00pm Closed Closed
Sunday 7:00am - 9:00pm 1:00pm - 5:00pm Closed


During Fall Break (Friday 10/1 - Sunday 10/10), library access & service hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Library will be closed for university holidays on Monday, 9/6, Thursday 11/25 - Sunday 11/28, Friday 12/24 - Sunday 12/26, and Friday 12/31 - Sunday 1/2. The Duke Law community retains extended DukeCard access during all holiday closures, but the service desks are closed.

Directions to the Law Library

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