Gelman Library drops 24/7 availability

Gelman Library will no longer be open to students 24 hours seven days a week, starting this month. Hatchet File Photo
Gelman Library will no longer be open to students 24 hours seven days a week, starting this month. Hatchet File Photo
Updated: Aug. 18, 2015 at 11:03 p.m.

Gelman Library shortened its hours for the upcoming semester, according to a University posting in the library on Tuesday.

From August 31 until Dec. 6, the library will be open 24 hours a day on Mondays through Thursdays, will close at 11 p.m. on Fridays, open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays and reopen Sundays at noon. Previously, the library was open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The schedule was also posted on Gelman Library’s website.

Last year the library’s budget increased for the first time in more than a decade. The University plans to dedicate $35 million of its $1 billion fundraising campaign to the library.

Students took to Twitter to react to the change:

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