Information Commons opening hours

2018 - 2019

The Information Commons is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to registered staff and students, and to registered Alumni members during library staffed hours. Children under the age of 16 are allowed entry to all IC spaces during staffed hours and to the IC Level 0 at any time if accompanied by a member of the University.

Staff and Associate UCard holders are permitted to sign in one guest per staff member without giving advance notice.
Requests to bring in groups of people may be granted. To request permission please email library@sheffield.ac.uk.

Semester

Summer Vacation

Exceptions (including Christmas and Bank Holiday opening)

Semester opening times (Monday 17 September - Sunday 9 June)

Opening hours Staffed hours
Monday and Thursday 24 hours 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday and Wednesday 24 hours 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 24 hours 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday - Sunday 24 hours Self-service

Summer Vacation (Monday 10 June - Sunday 15 September)

Opening hours Staffed hours
Monday - Thursday 24 hours 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 24 hours 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday - Sunday 24 hours Self-service only

Exceptions

Opening hours Staffed hours
18 - 19 December 24 hours 09:00 - 19:00
21 December 24 hours 09:00 - 17:00
24 December -  1 January

24 hours

Limited access to floors - levels 0-4 will remain open throughout the holiday period between 7.00am-10.00pm, however access will be limited to levels 0-2 between 10.00pm – 7.00am.

Self-service only
2 January 24 hours 09:00 - 19:00
18 April 24 hours 09:00 - 17:00
19 - 22 April 24 hours Self-service only
6 May 24 hours 09:00 - 17:00
27 May 24 hours 09:00 - 17:00
26 August 24 hours Self-service only