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Charles B. Sears Law Library University at Buffalo School of Law

Hours & Location

The Charles B. Sears Law Library is located on the second through seventh floors of O'Brian Hall. The Library entrance is on the second floor of the building. View hours for all UB libraries.

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| Winter Session | Winter Reading/Exams |
| Spring Hours | Exceptions | Spring Reading/Exam Period |


Law School Winter Session (Bridge) - January 3-27, 2018 *

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday Closed
* Exceptions:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday 1/15/2018 Closed

Last Week of Law Winter Session (Bridge) - January 28-February 4, 2018

Sunday 1/28 Closed
Monday 1/29 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday 1/30: Last Day of Law Winter Session Classes 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday 1/31: Law Winter Session Reading Day 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday 2/1: Law Winter Session Exams 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday 2/2: Law Winter Session Exams 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 2/3-2/4 Closed

Spring Session - Regular Hours - February 5-May 4, 2018*

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

*Exceptions to Regular Hours

SPRING RECESS - MARCH 17-25
Saturday-Sunday 3/17-3/18 Closed
Monday-Friday 3/19-3/23 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 3/24 Closed
Sunday 3/25 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
EASTER SUNDAY 4/1 Closed
LAST DAY OF CLASSES, Friday 5/4 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Reading/Exam Period - May 5-20, 2018

Saturday 5/5 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 5/6 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 5/7-5/10 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 5/11 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 5/12 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 5/13 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 5/14-5/17 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 5/18 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 5/19-5/20 Closed