Hours  

Nimitz Library is primarily for the use of USNA Midshipmen, Faculty and Staff. Retired military living in the Annapolis area and authorized researchers may make use of the Library's resources under certain conditions. For more details please review our Borrowing Eligibility and About the Library pages, or contact the Library Director, Jim Rettig.


Fall/Spring Academic Hours

The Library may deviate from our regular hours during holidays and events, and the Library is closed for all home football games. Special announcements about our hours also appear on the Library's home page.

Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Library 0730-2345 0730-2200 1000-1800 1000-2345
Reference Desk 0745-2200 0745-1700 Closed 1330-2200
Special Collections* 1230-1630 1230-1630 Closed Closed
MSC Graphics 0730-2300 0730-1700 Closed Closed

Note: Special Collections & Archives is open to researchers by appointment only M-F, 0800-1200. To schedule an appointment please call 410-293-6917 or contact Jennifer Bryan.

Federal Holiday Hours

On most Federal Holidays the Library is open: 1000-2345.

The Library is closed on the following Federal Holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


Detailed Schedule Information     Calendar View

Academic Semester Fall 2015

Fall Semester Begins
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
0730-2345
Home Football Games – Library Closed
Sat, 5 Sep
Colgate
Sat, 19 Sep
East Carolina
Sat, 3 Oct
Air Force
Sat, 24 Oct
Tulane
Sat, 31 Oct
South Florida
Sat, 14 Nov
Southern Methodist
Labor Day Weekend
Sat, 5 Sep
CLOSED
Sun, 6 Sep
1000-2000
Mon, 7 Sep (No Classes)
1000-2345
Columbus Day Weekend
Sat, 10 Oct
1000-1800
Sun, 11 Oct
1000-2345
Mon, 12 Oct (No Classes)
1000-2345
Veteran’s Day
Wed, 11 Nov (No Classes)
1000-2345
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
Wed, 25 Nov
0630-1700
Thurs, 26 Nov
CLOSED
Fri, 27 Nov
0800-1700
Sat, 28 Nov
CLOSED
Sun, 29 Nov
1000-2345
Army Game Weekend
Fri, 11 Dec
0700-2345
Sat, 12 Dec
CLOSED
Sun, 13 Dec
1000-2345
Final Exam Period Hours
Fri, 11 Dec
0700-2345
Sat, 12 Dec
CLOSED (Army game)
Sun, 13 Dec
1000-2345
Mon, 14 Dec – Fri 18 Dec
0700-2345
Sat, 19 Dec
0700-2000
Sun, 20 Dec
1000-2345
Mon, 21 Dec
0700-2345
Tue, 22 Dec
0700-1700
End of Semester Leave and Intersessional Period
Wed, 23 Dec 2015– Mon, Jan 11 2016
Mon – Fri 0730-1700
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays

Regular hours of operation for the Nimitz Library during the Spring Semester are the same as the Fall Semester.

Academic Semester Spring 2016

Spring Semester Begins
Tue, 12 Jan 2016
0730-2345
Martin Luther King’s Birthday Weekend
Sat, 16 Jan
1000-1800
Sun, 17 Jan
1000-2000
Mon, 18 Jan (No Classes)
1000-2345
Washington’s Birthday Weekend
Sat, 13 Feb
1000-1800
Sun, 14 Feb
1000-2345
Mon, 15 Feb
1000-2345
Spring Break
Fri, 11 Mar
0630-1700
Sat, 12 Mar – Sun 13 Mar
CLOSED
Mon, 14 Mar – Fri, 18 Mar
0730-1700
Sat, 19 Mar
CLOSED
Sun, 20 Mar
1000-2345
Easter Sunday
Sun, 27 Mar
1200-2345
Final Exam Period Hours
Thurs, 5 May
0700-2345
Fri, 6 May
0700-2345
Sat, 7 May
0700-2000
Sun, 8 May
1000-2345
Mon, 9 May – Wed, 11 May
0700-2345
Thurs, 12 May
0700-1700

Academic Semester Summer 2016

Summer Hours
Begin Friday, 13 May 2016
Monday – Friday, 0730-1700
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays
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