Hours & Location


The Michael E. Moritz Law Library is located on the second floor of Drinko Hall, 55 West 12th Avenue. The library is open only to patrons using the law collection.

Below is a breakdown of our current operating hours. We will announce, in advance, any departures from this schedule.

2018-2019 Regular Hours (Sun., Aug. 12, 2018 – Tues., May 7, 2019)
Monday-Thursday 8am – 9pm*
Friday 8am – 7pm*
Saturday 10am – 7pm*
Sunday 12pm – 9pm*

Reference service is available M-F 10am-4pm. If you need assistance after reference hours, please email the reference desk at lawlibref@osu.edu.

*Applicable to regular hours and the special hours below, the exterior doors to Drinko Hall are locked one hour prior to the library’s closing. To ensure that the library closes promptly, library staff begin reminding visitors of closing time 30 minutes prior to actual closing.

2018 Labor Day Weekend Hours
Saturday, Sept. 1 10am – 7pm
Sunday, Sept. 2 12pm – 9pm
Monday, Sept. 3 Closed


Hours for Professional Development Days
Wed., Oct. 10 – Fri., Oct. 12 8am – 5pm
Sat., Oct. 13 12pm – 5pm
Sun., Oct. 14 12pm – 9pm


2018 Veterans Day Holiday
Mon., Nov. 12 Closed


2018 Thanksgiving Weekend Hours
Wed., Nov. 21 8am – 5pm
Thurs., Nov. 22 Closed
Fri., Nov. 23 Closed
Sat., Nov. 24 12pm – 5pm
Sun., Nov. 25 12pm – 9pm


Winter Break Hours (Wed., Dec. 19 – Sat., Jan. 5)
Monday-Friday* 8am – 5pm*
Saturday and Sunday Closed

*The library will close at 2pm on Friday, Dec. 21 and will be closed Dec. 22-25.

Regular hours resume on Sun., Jan. 6.

2019 Martin Luther King Day
Mon., Jan. 21 Closed


2019 Spring Break Hours
Fri., March 8 8am – 5pm
Sat., March 9 – Sun., March 10 12pm – 5pm
Mon., March 11 -Fri., March 15 8am – 5pm
Sat., March 16 12pm – 5pm
Sun., March 17 12pm – 9pm

Spring Break Reference Hours: 12pm – 4pm


2019 Summer Break Hours (Wed., May 8 – Sat., Aug. 10)
Monday – Thursday 8am – 6pm
Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 12pm – 5pm

*The library will be closed on Memorial Day Weekend (May 25-27) and on Independence Day (July 4)

Summer Break Reference Hours: 12pm – 4pm