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Hours & Directions

All individuals, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status, are required to wear face coverings over their mouths and noses in all areas of the Library and are expected to practice appropriate physical distancing. Read the University's Face Covering Policy.

Spring Semester

January 12 - May 6, 2022

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:

Extended Hours:

  • Finals Week | Open 24 Hours | Monday, April 25th through Friday, May 6th

Note:

  • All public service departments, including Circulation/Reserve Desk, Reference Desk/Chat, and the Reference Online Center (ROC) Lab, as well as the STEP Labs, close 15 minutes before the building closes.
  • Hours are subject to change. Call (337) 482-6025 to confirm hours.
  • 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

Circulation / Reserve Desk

1st Floor

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.

Reference Desk / Chat

1st Floor | Ask a Librarian

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.

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

Special Collections / Jefferson Caffery Reading Room

3rd Floor | Visits are by appointment only.

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

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).