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Hours & Directions

Face coverings will be required to be worn in all areas of the Library and users will be expected to practice appropriate physical distancing. View our Fall 2021 Services.

Fall Semester

October 30, 2021

CLOSED | Homecoming

August 23 - December 10, 2021

Monday - Thursday |
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Friday |
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday |
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday |
2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Closures & Reduced Hours:

  • Labor Day | Friday, September 3rd - Monday, September 6th
  • Fall Break | Wednesday, October 6th - Sunday, October 10th
  • Homecoming | Saturday, October 30th
  • Thanksgiving | Wednesday, November 24th - Sunday, November 28th

Extended Hours:

  • Finals Week | Open 24 Hours | Monday, November 29th through Friday, December 10th

Note:

  • Hours subject to change. Call (337) 482-6025 to confirm hours.
  • All public service departments, including Circulation/Reserve, Reference & Research Services, Microforms, and the Reference Online Center, as well as the STEP Lab close 15 minutes before the building closes.
  • View a yearly timeline of Library Hours.

Be a friend to yourself. Be a friend to others. Masks required on campus.Keep at least 6 feet apart

Library Departments

Reference Desk/Chat

1st Floor | Ask a Librarian

Monday - Thursday | 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday | 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sunday | 2:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

1st Floor

Monday - Thursday | 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Friday | 7:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday | CLOSED

Cajun & Creole Music Collection (CCMC)

3rd Floor | Visits are by appointment only.

Monday - Thursday | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday | 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday | CLOSED

Ernest J. Gaines Center

3rd Floor | Visits are by appointment only.

Monday - Thursday | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday | 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday | CLOSED

Jefferson Caffery Reading Room

3rd Floor | Visits are by appointment only.

Monday - Tuesday | 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday - Thursday | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday | 7:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday | CLOSED

Directions

Dupré Library is centrally located on the University's main campus at 400 E St Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Main Campus Map (PDF)

Parking

Visitor parking is available on Levels 1 and 2 in the Girard Park Circle Parking Garage with hourly parking fees and through the ParkMobile app for hourly paid parking in designated areas. Accessible parking spaces are available behind the Library off of Rex Street next to Parking Zone 8 (PDF).