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Snell Library Service Hours

"Regular Service Hours" are hours when library staff are available.









Spring Break!

Sunday, March 3rd 10:00am to 6:00pm
Monday, March 4th 8:00am to 10:00pm
Tuesday, March 5th 8:00am to 10:00pm
Wednesday, March 6th 8:00am to 10:00pm
Thursday, March 7th 8:00am to 10:00pm
Friday, March 8th 8:00am to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 9th 9:00am to 5:00pm

24/7 Access

  • Snell Library is generally open for study 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to current Northeastern students, faculty and staff.
  • Technology support staff are available when the building is open.
  • A current, valid faculty, staff or student Husky ID is required for entry, and to remain in the building, after regular service hours.
  • Check in for guest passes and those without their Husky Card ends 30 minutes prior to the time services close.

View/print complete hours for the 2018-19 academic year(PDF)

Individual departments

3D Printing Studio

Recording Studio

Research Help (Drop-in hours)

School of Law Library at Northeastern

University Archives and Special Collections

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.



8:00am to 10:00pm