Monthly Archives: November 2019

restricted access period for final exams – Watson Library

From Monday, December 2nd, through Thursday, December 19th, Watson Library will only be accessible to current graduate students, undergraduates in Economics, faculty, and staff from 8am to 7pm, Monday through Friday,

At all other times during these two weeks, i.e. after 7pm until close and all open hours on Saturday and Sunday, access to Watson Library is available to all University affiliates.

If you need materials or services during the 8am to 7pm restricted period designated above and you are not in one of the groups listed please ask a library staff member for help. Study space is available in Butler Library, Lehman Library, and the Science and Engineering Library.

To view the hours of operation for Watson Library, please visit this page…

Thanksgiving hours – Watson Library

Watson Library will be closing early at 5pm on Wednesday, November 27th.  The Library and Uris Hall will be entirely closed for Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 28th) and Friday, November 29th.  We will be open for regular hours on Saturday, November 30th [10am-6pm] and Sunday, December 1st [10am-11pm].

A full schedule of our hours of operation can be found here…

Veterans Day POW/MIA Ceremony in Watson Library

Observe a uniquely American ceremony to honor military members who are Prisoners of War or Missing in Action.

Veterans Day, Monday, November 11th


Noon – 1:00 pm

Watson Library (130 Uris Hall) – ground floor, east study space

All Columbia University affiliates welcome.  (CU ID card is required to enter Library).

Hosted by the Military in Business Association (MIBA).


Election Day – Watson Library closed

Watson Library of Business & Economics will be open for our regular hours this weekend (Saturday 11/02-Sunday 11/03), but will be closing early at 8pm on Monday 11/04.

Election Day, Tuesday 11/05, is a University Holiday, so both Watson Library and Uris Hall will be closed.  Regular hours resume on Wednesday 11/06.

Saturday 11/02 :  10am – 6pm

Sunday 11/03 :  10am-11pm

Monday 11/04 :  8am – 8pm

Tuesday 11/05 :  CLOSED

A full display of our hours of operations can be seen here…