Watson Library hours – end of midterm exams & spring break

The hours of operation for Watson Library have changed for this evening, Thursday, March 12th.  We will be closing at 10 pm this evening, and not staying open for extended hours as previously announced.  Sorry for any inconvenience caused by this change.

Hours for the remainder of the midterm exams & for spring break week will be as follows…

Friday, March 13th  :  8am – 7pm

Saturday, March 14th – Sunday, March 15th  :  CLOSED

Monday, March 16th – Friday, March 20th  :  8am – 5pm

Regular Spring hours of operation will resume on Saturday, March 21st.  Our full schedule for hours can be viewed at…



There are currently no changes to our visitor policy, including research appointments. All Libraries are operating as scheduled. Any future modifications to library access, hours, or services will be posted immediately on the Libraries Alerts page. However, due to the rapidly changing nature of preparedness efforts, visitors planning a trip to campus should expect policy changes without advanced notification.

For more information about Columbia University operations status, please check the Columbia Preparedness website.