‘Tis the season for final exams! To accommodate law students’ additional needs during this time, the Harnish Law Library will be open during the following hours through Wednesday, Dec. 18:
• Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 2 a.m.
• Friday: 7 a.m. – 12 a.m.
• Saturday: 9 a.m. – 12 a.m.
• Sunday: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.
During this time, please remember:
• All areas of the library are quiet areas.
• The Law Library is open to law students only.
To view the complete Law Library schedule for the month of December, including reference hours, please visit http://law.pepperdine.edu/library/location-hours/hours.htm.
Good luck on exams!
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