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During the Inter-session and Holiday Period the Law Library will observe the following hours:

Exam Period: Saturday, November 29 through Friday, December 12

Sunday 9:00 am – 1:00 am
Monday – Thursday 7:00 am – 1:00 am
Friday 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 11:00 pm

NOTE: The library will close at 7:00 pm on Friday, December 12

Makeup Exams: Saturday, December 13 through Monday, December 15

Saturday CLOSED
Sunday 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, December 16 through Monday, December 22:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday CLOSED

Tuesday, December 23 through Sunday, December 28: CLOSED

Monday, December 29 through Tuesday, December 30:

Monday – Tuesday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Wednesday, December 31 through Thursday, January 1: CLOSED

Friday, January 2 through Monday, January 5

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday CLOSED

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 6.


Regular hours are:

Sunday 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

NOTE: Admittance to the law school building after 9:00 pm is restricted to USC faculty, staff, students, and members of the bar with proper ID.


Reference assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Patrons may contact the reference desk by phone at (803) 777-5902 or via e-mail at lawref@law.sc.edu.

Law Library Guides

The law library staff has developed the following location guides to help locate materials in the law library:

Trial Databases

Cocky Law Blawg

Federal Depository Library Program

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