Hours and Access

Monday – Thursday Open 7:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. Controlled access after 6 p.m.
Friday Open 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Controlled access after 6 p.m.
Saturday Open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Controlled access only
Sunday Open 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. Controlled access only

Becker Library is open to the public Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

During evening/weekend controlled access hours, patrons need a valid ID badge from Washington University (School of Medicine or Danforth Campus), Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital or St. Louis College of Pharmacy. College of Pharmacy students should contact the STLCOP library or visit the Facilities Integrated Service Center (FISC) in the lobby of Olin Residence Hall (7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday) to have their ID badges activated for entrance to Becker Library.

Becker Library Members and members of the Saint Louis University community may also present a valid Becker Library membership or SLU identification card at the information services desk for evening/weekend access. Library members and WashU faculty, staff and students with alternative ID should call (314) 362-7080 for verification and admittance during controlled access hours.

Washington University School of Medicine students are authorized to access the library building at any time using their medical school IDs.