Two ways to study late at Shields Library:

  • 24-Hour Study Room: Open 24/7 (except Picnic Day)
  • Shields After Dark: Shields Library is open until 2am during final exams. Plus, the Main Reading Room is open 24 hours a day on select days during finals.

More details on times and locations below.


24-Hour Study Room

The 24-Hour Study Room is located on the first floor of Shields Library, through a separate entrance facing the Main Quad.

It is open 24 hours a day, 364 days a year (every day except Picnic Day).


Shields After Dark

During final exams, all of Shields Library is open until 2am most days. See library.ucdavis.edu/hours for dates this quarter.

The Main Reading Room and the adjacent Sally Porter and Nelle Branch Reading Rooms on the second floor are also open 24 hours a day from December 9-12, 2018. Enter through the 24-Hour Study Room entrance on the Quad side of Shields.


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