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University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus

Library Hours: Current Semester

Please Note:    Instructional Media Services offices are closed Saturday and Sunday.   
Due to work taking place outside of the library, there may be times when no one is available to assist the public in the Innovative Education St. Petersburg Faculty Commons (POY 219).
Front Doors are locked 15 minutes prior to closing.  All services, including printing will end 15  minutes before closing.  USF IDs are required after 6PM, Sundays through Thursdays.


In returning to service after hurricane Ian, USF St. Petersburg Nelson Poynter Memorial Library will be open on Friday September 30th at noon until 5:00PM.


For information concerning the libraries on the Tampa and Sarasota-Manatee campuses and the Shimberg Health Sciences Library, please visit their webpages. We anticipate resuming building hours as soon as the campuses are cleared to reopen. Students and faculty can visit for updated information as it becomes available.



Nelson Poynter Memorial Library

Fall Semester 2022



Regular Fall Hours
Spanning from Tuesday, September 6th to Friday December 8th 
Hours vary during breaks and holidays.
  Day Open Close
  Monday 8am 2am
  Tuesday 8am 2am
  Wednesday 8am 2am
  Thursday 8am 2am
  Friday 8am 6pm
  Saturday 9am 5pm
  Sunday 1pm 9pm
Fall Exam Hours Open Close

   Saturday Dec. 3rd 

  9am 9pm
   Sunday, Dec. 4th   1pm 12am
   Monday, Dec. 5th - Thursday, Dec.8th   8am 2am
   Friday Dec. 9th   8 am 6pm



Holiday Dates
Day Open Close
Monday, September 5th Closed Closed
Friday, November 11th Closed Closed
Wednesday, November 23rd 8am 5pm
Thursday, November 24th Closed Closed
Friday, November 25th Closed Closed
Monday, December 26th Closed Closed
Monday, January 2nd Closed Closed


Semester Break Hours:


  Day Open Close
  Saturday,  December 10 - Sunday, December 11 Closed Closed
  Monday, December 12  Closed Closed
  Tuesday, December 13 - Friday, December 16 8am 5pm
  Saturday, December 17 - Sunday, December 18 Closed Closed
  Monday, December 19 - Tuesday, December 20  8am 5pm
  Wednesday, December 21 - Sunday, January 1 Closed Closed
  Monday, January 2 - Friday, January 6 Closed Closed
  Saturday, January 7 - Sunday, January 8 Closed Closed



Holiday Exceptions to Regular Schedule

  Day Open Close
  Labor Day, Monday September 5th Closed Closed
  Veteran's Day, Friday November 11th Closed Closed
  Wednesday, November 23rd 8am 5pm
  Thanksgiving, Thursday November 24th - Friday November 25th Closed Closed
  * Seasonal Holiday, Monday December 26th (observed) Closed Closed
  Wednesday, December 21 - Sunday, January 1st Closed Closed
  New Year's Day, Monday, January 2nd (observed) Closed Closed
  Tuesday, January 3rd - Sunday January 8th Closed Closed

* Please note the extended closure for the semester break above, from Dec 21st through January 8th.


Spring Semester 2023: * Extended closure continues into January,  from Dec 21st through January 8th.


Monday, January 9th:  Classes and regular hours resume.


Special Hours for the offices of Online Learning and Instructional Media Services and ID Card Center:


USF St. Petersburg Online Learning Hours of Operation
Day Open Close
MONDAY 8:30am 5:00pm
TUESDAY 8:30am 5:00pm
WEDNESDAY 8:30am 5:00pm
THURSDAY 8:30am 5:00pm
FRIDAY 8:30am 5:00pm
SATURDAY Closed Closed
SUNDAY Closed Closed


Please note:  The ID Center is closed daily from 12:30 - 1:30,

please call (727) 873-4405 to check times.

Note: Because the Circulation desk and public use computing areas close ten minutes before the library, users must finish their searches and computing use before that time.