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

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

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.

A Note to Public Visitors
Becker Library is open to the general public Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Library does not provide public access computer workstations or public printing. Visitors are welcome to bring laptops or other personal electronics and use the medical campus guest wifi to access library resources that are not available off-campus. Library staff members are available for assistance.