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Snell Library is open 24 hours on weekdays

The library closes at 9pm Saturdays, and reopens at 11am Sundays.

Building access is limited to current Northeastern University students, faculty, and staff with a valid Husky ID.

Help & Information Desk Service Hours

Mon - Thurs: 8 AM - 10 PM
Fri: 8 AM - 8 PM
Sat: 11 AM - 9 PM*
Sun: 11 AM* - 10 PM


Veterans' Day (Thursday November 11, 2021): Service desks open at Noon; Building open 24 hours
Thanksgiving Recess (Wednesday November 24, 2021 through Sunday November 28, 2021): Service desks close at 5PM on Wednesday & Reopen on Sunday at 11AM; Building Open 24 hours
Winter Holiday: (Thursday December 23, 2021 through Monday January 3, 2022): Snell Library will be closed from Thursday December 23 at 5PM until Monday January 3, 2022 at 8AM.

Nighttime Safety Escort Information

Northeastern’s Public Safety Division provides an on-campus personal safety escort service twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Call the Northeastern University Police at (617) 373-2121. Tell them your name, Northeastern ID number, exact location, and destination.

Public Safety also provides an off-campus shuttle escort from Snell Library to return to your off-campus apartment between dusk and dawn. This university-operated shuttle is free and provides drop off service to locations within two miles of the center of the campus.   To use this escort service, students MUST book a ride in advance using the Transloc Rider App OR using the web portal if they have no access to a phone. 

Instructions and details at Northeastern's Public Safety web site.

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