Library Hours

Peter J. Cayan Library & Learning Center, Utica, NY

2024 Summer Hours

Saturday May 4th - Thursday August 22nd
Saturday & Sunday:   CLOSED
Monday - Friday:   8:30 AM - 4 PM*

*Closed on the following summer holidays:
Monday May 27th  Memorial Day
Wednesday June 19th  Juneteenth
Thursday July 4th  Independence Day
Monday September 2nd  Labor Day


2024 Early Fall Semester Hours

Friday August 23rd:   8 AM - 9 PM
Saturday August 24th:   9 AM - 1 PM
Sunday August 25th:   CLOSED
Monday August 26th to Thursday August 29th:   8 AM - 10 PM
Friday August 30th:  8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday August 31st & Sunday September 1st:   12 (noon) - 6 PM
Monday September 2nd:  CLOSED for Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday September 3rd to Thursday September 12th 
Monday - Thursday:   8 AM - 10 PM
Fridays:   8 AM - 6 PM
Saturdays:   12 (noon) - 6 PM
Sundays:   12 (noon) - 10 PM

Friday September 13th:  CLOSED for Campus Event

Saturday September 14th - Friday October 11th
Monday - Thursday:   8 AM - 10 PM
Fridays:   8 AM - 6 PM
Saturdays:   12 (noon) - 6 PM
Sundays:   12 (noon) - 10 PM

Saturday October 12th - Monday October 14th:  CLOSED for Mid-Semester Break

Tuesday October 15th - Tuesday November 26th
Monday - Thursday:   8 AM - 10 PM
Fridays:   8 AM - 6 PM
Saturdays:   12 (noon) - 6 PM
Sundays:   12 (noon) - 10 PM

Wednesday November 27th:  8:30 AM - 4 PM

Thursday November 28th - Sunday December 1st:  CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break

Monday December 2nd - Thursday December 12th
Monday - Thursday:   8 AM - 10 PM
Fridays:   8 AM - 6 PM
Saturdays:   12 (noon) - 6 PM
Sundays:   12 (noon) - 10 PM

Friday December 13th:  8:30 AM - 4 PM


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2024 Spring End-of-Semester Extended Hours

Monday April 15th - Thursday May 2nd
Monday - Thursday:   8 AM - 10 PM
Fridays:   8 AM - 8 PM
Saturdays:   11 AM - 8 PM
Sundays:   11 AM - 10 PM

Friday May 3rd:  8 AM - 6 PM


2024 Late Spring Semester Regular Hours

Monday March 25th - Sunday April 14th
Monday - Thursday:   8 AM - 10 PM
Fridays:   8 AM - 6 PM
Saturdays:   11 AM - 5 PM
Sundays:   11 AM - 10 PM


2024 Spring Break Hours

Saturday March 16th - Sunday March 24th
Saturday & Sunday:   CLOSED
Monday - Friday:   8:30 AM - 4 PM


2024 Early Spring Semester Regular Hours

Tuesday January 16th - Friday March 15th
Monday - Thursday:   8 AM - 10 PM
Fridays:   8 AM - 5 PM
Saturdays:   11 AM - 5 PM
Sundays:   11 AM - 9 PM


Holiday Hours, December 15, 2023 - January 15, 2024

Friday December 15th - Friday December 22nd 
Monday - Friday:   8:30 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday:   CLOSED

Saturday December 23rd - Monday January 1st:   CLOSED

Tuesday January 2nd - Sunday January 14th
Monday - Friday:   8:30 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday:   CLOSED

Monday January 15th:   8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday January 16th:   Regular semester hours resume
 


2023 Fall Semester End-of-Semester and Holiday Hours

Monday December 11th:   8 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday December 12th:  8 AM - 10 PM
Wednesday December 13th:   8 AM - 10 PM
Thursday December 14th:   8 AM - 10 PM

Beginning Friday December 15th

Monday - Friday:   8:30 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday:   CLOSED
 


2023 Fall Semester End-of-Semester Extended Weekend Hours

Monday November 27th - Thursday November 30th:   8 AM - 10 PM

Friday December 1st:  8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday December 2nd:  9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday December 3rd:   9 AM - 9 PM

Monday December 4th - Thursday December 7th:   8 AM - 10 PM

Friday December 8th:  8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday December 9th:  9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday December 10th:   9 AM - 9 PM

Monday December 11th - Thursday December 14th:   8 AM - 10 PM

Friday December 15th - Friday December 22nd building hours are:
Monday - Friday:   8:30 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday:   CLOSED

Holiday building hours TBD


Monday August 28th - Thursday November 30th

Monday - Thursday:   8 AM - 10 PM*
Fridays:   8 AM - 6 PM*
Saturdays:   12 PM (noon) - 6 PM*
Sundays:   12 PM (noon) - 8 PM*

*Exceptions

Labor Day Weekend
   Saturday September 2nd:   12 PM (noon) - 6 PM
   Sunday September 3rd:   12 PM (noon) - 6 PM
   Monday September 4th:   CLOSED
Mid-Semester Break
   Saturday October 7th:   CLOSED
   Sunday October 8th:   CLOSED
   Monday October 9th:  CLOSED
Thanksgiving Holiday Recess
   Wednesday November 22nd:   8:30 AM - 4 PM
   Thursday November 23rd:   CLOSED
   Friday November 24th:   CLOSED
   Saturday November 25th:   CLOSED
   Sunday November 26th:   CLOSED


2023 Summer Hours
Saturday May 6th - Thursday August 24th

Monday - Friday:   8:30 AM - 4 PM*
Saturday & Sunday:   CLOSED

*The Cayan Library & Learning Center will be CLOSED on the following 2023 summer holidays
Monday May 29th, Memorial Day
Monday June 19th, Juneteenth
Tuesday July 4th, Independence Day
Monday September 4th, Labor Day


2023 Late Spring Semester Hours
Sunday March 19th - Thursday May 4th

Monday - Thursday:   8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday:   8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday:   12:00 PM (noon) - 5:00 PM
Sunday:   12:00 PM (noon) - 10:00 PM

Friday 5/5:   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 5/6 & Sunday 5/7:  CLOSED


2023 Spring Break Hours
March 10th - March 20th

Friday 3/10:   8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday 3/11:  Closed
Sunday 3/12:  Closed
Monday 3/13:  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tues 3/14:  CLOSED due to weather
Wed 3/15:   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 3/16:  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 3/17:  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 3/18:  Closed
Sunday 3/19:  12:00 PM (noon) - 10:00 PM
Monday 3/20:  Resume regular late spring semester hours


2023 Early Spring Semester Hours
Friday January 20th - Friday February 17th

Monday - Thursday:   8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday:   8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday:   CLOSED
Sunday:   12:00 PM (noon) - 10:00 PM

Thursday January 19th:  Closing at 6:00 PM due to weather

Tuesday January 3rd - Monday January 16th

Monday - Friday:  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday:  CLOSED


Thursday December 22nd - Monday January 2nd:  Building Closed
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Saturday December 17th - Wednesday December 21st

Monday - Friday:  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday:  CLOSED


Friday December 16th:  CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER


2022 Late Fall Semester Hours, Monday November 28th - Thursday December 15th

Monday - Thursday:   8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday:   8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday:   12:00 PM (noon) - 5:00 PM
Sunday:   12:00 PM (noon) - 10:00 PM


2022 Thanksgiving Holiday Recess Hours

Saturday 11/19:   12:00 PM (noon) - 5:00 PM
Sunday 11/20:   12:00 PM (noon) - 10:00 PM
Monday 11/21:   8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 11/22:   8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 11/23:   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 11/24 - Sunday 11/27:   CLOSED
Monday 11/28:   Late Fall Semester Hours resume


2022 Late Fall Semester Hours Beginning October 31st

Monday - Thursday:   8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday:   8:00 AM - 8:00 PM*
Saturday:   12:00 PM (noon) - 5:00 PM*
Sunday:   12:00 PM (noon) - 10:00 PM*

* Exceptions
Wednesday November 23rd:   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday November 24th - Sunday November 27th (Thanksgiving Holiday Recess):   CLOSED


2022 Regular Fall Semester Hours

Monday - Thursday:   8:00 AM - 10:00 PM*
Friday:   8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday:   CLOSED
Sunday:   12:00 PM (noon) - 10:00 PM*

* Exceptions
Monday September 5th (Labor Day):   CLOSED
Sunday October 9th (Mid-Semester Break):   CLOSED
Monday October 10th (Mid-Semester Break):   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday November 23rd:   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday November 24th - Sunday November 27th (Thanksgiving Holiday Recess):   CLOSED


Mid-Semester Break 2022:

Friday October 7th:   8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday October 8th:   CLOSED
Sunday October 9th:   CLOSED
Monday October 10th:   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday October 11th:   8:00 AM - 10:00 PM (regular semester hours resume)


Monday August 15th - Sunday August 28, 2022
Late Summer Hours

Monday - Friday:   8:30 AM - 4 PM*
Saturday:   CLOSED
Sunday:   CLOSED

* The library building will be CLOSED on the following summer holidays:
Monday May 30th, Memorial Day
Monday June 20th, Juneteenth (observed)
Monday July 4th, Independence Day
Monday September 5th, Labor Day


Monday July 11th - Sunday August 14, 2022

Monday - Thursday:   8:30 AM - 4 PM
Friday:   8:30 AM - 12 PM (noon)
Saturday:   CLOSED
Sunday:   CLOSED


Monday June 27th - Sunday July 10th

Monday 6/27 - Thursday 6/30:   8:30 AM - 4 PM
Friday 7/1:   8:30 AM - 12 PM (noon)
Saturday 7/2:  CLOSED
Sunday 7/3:  CLOSED
Monday 7/4:   CLOSED*
Tuesday 7/5 - Thursday 7/7:   8:30 AM - 4 PM
Friday 7/8:   8:30 AM - 12 PM (noon)
Saturday 7/9:  CLOSED
Sunday 7/10:  CLOSED


Saturday May 7th - Sunday May 29th, 2022

Monday - Thursday:  8 AM - 4 PM
Friday:  8 AM - 12 PM (noon)
Saturday:  CLOSED
Sunday:  CLOSED


Finals Week Hours, Monday May 2nd - Friday May 6th, 2022

Monday - Thursday:  8 AM - 10 PM
Friday:  8 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday:  CLOSED
Sunday:  CLOSED

Good luck students!  Looking forward to welcoming you back in August!!


Sunday March 20th - Sunday May 1st, 2022

Monday - Thursday:  8 AM - 10 PM
Friday:  8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday:  CLOSED
Sunday:  12 PM - 10 PM


Library building hours for Spring Break, Saturday March 12th - Sunday March 20th, 2022

Saturday March 12:   CLOSED
Sunday March 13:   CLOSED
Monday March 14 - Friday March 18:   8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday March 19:   CLOSED
Sunday March 20:   12 PM - 10 PM


Library building hours beginning Friday December 17, 2021:

Friday December 17: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday December 18 - 19: CLOSED
Monday December 20: 8 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday December 21: 8 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday December 22 through Monday January 17, 2022: CLOSED


Fall semester EXTENDED HOURS for finals, through Thursday December 16:

Monday - Thursday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM     
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 12 PM - 10 PM, Open later on Sunday 12/12!


Fall semester regular hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8 AM - 10 PM*
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM, Open later on Fridays beginning 11/12!
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 12 PM - 8 PM*

* Exceptions as follows:

  • Monday September 6th: CLOSED for Labor Day holiday (open normal hours Sunday September 5th)
  • Sunday October 10th & Monday October 11th: CLOSED for Mid-Semester Break (open normal hours Tuesday October 12th)
  • Wednesday November 24th: Open 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Thursday November 25 - Sunday November 28: CLOSED for Thanksgiving Holiday Recess
  • Friday December 17th and thereafter: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 4 PM 

The library is closed Friday November 5th through Tuesday November 9th. We anticipate opening Wednesday November 10th at 8 AM, and we apologize for the inconvenience.


Thanksgiving Holiday Recess hours, Sunday November 21st through Sunday November 28th:

Sunday 11/21: 12 PM - 8 PM
Monday 11/22 - Tuesday 11/23: 8 AM - 10 PM
Wednesday 11/24: 8 AM - 4 PM
Thursday 11/25 - Sunday 11/28: CLOSED


Monday August 16th - Sunday August 29, 2021:

Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED


Saturday May 15 - Sunday August 15, 2021:

The Peter J. Cayan building is closed. 

Online library services continue, including requests for resources from the physical collection.  

Requests for books, journals, DVDs, etc. can be initiated within the library catalog, via email, chat, and virtual office hours.  

Requested items can be set out for contactless pick up in the library lobby, or shipped to your home or office by UPS.  The lobby book return is always open for returning items.


Monday March 8 - Friday May 14, 2021:

Monday - Wednesday: 9 AM - 8 PM
Thursday & Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 1 PM - 8 PM

Open for socially distant study and computing on the first floor only.  Physical collection requests for 2nd floor books and journals can be initiated within the library catalog, via email, chat, and virtual office hours.  

Requested items can be set out for contactless pick up in the library lobby or shipped to your home or office by UPS.  The lobby book return is always open for returning items.


Monday February 8 - Sunday March 7, 2021:

Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 1 PM - 8 PM


Monday November 23, 2020, to Sunday February 7th, 2021, the library building is closed, and services are online only

Access to the physical collection is still available; library staff pull, scan, and ship items several times each week, and items can be set out for contactless pick up in the library lobby.  Plus, the lobby book return is always open for returning items. 

Make an electronic request within Primo or email library@sunypoly.edu to request anything you need from our collection.  Many more options for contacting library staff are on the Ask A Librarian page.


Monday October 19th to Sunday November 22, 2020

Monday - Wednesday: 9 AM - 8 PM
Thursday & Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 1 PM - 8 PM


Early Fall Semester 2020

Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED


August 10th - September 6th, 2020, Virtual Service Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Appointment only building access through September 6th.  Please use virtual services and Ask a Librarian options for assistance, including contact-free requesting and pick up.


Summer 2020, May 8 - August 10* Virtual Services Only

Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

* The library is closed Monday May 25th in observance of Memorial Day


Winter Break Hours 2019-20

Friday 12/13: 8 AM - 5 PM

Saturday 12/14 - Tuesday 12/24:
Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Wednesday 12/25 - Wednesday 1/1:  CLOSED

Thursday 1/2 - Sunday 1/19:
Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED
Monday 1/20: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday 1/21: regular semester hours resume


End-of-Semester Extended Hours Begin Sunday December 1, 2019

Monday 12/2 - Thursday 12/5: 8 AM - midnight
Friday 12/6: 8 AM - 10 PM
Saturday 12/7: 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 12/8: 9 AM - midnight
Monday 12/9 - Thursday 12/12: 8 AM - midnight
Friday 12/13: 8 AM - 5 PM


Thanksgiving Break 2019

Wednesday Nov 27th: 8 AM - 4 PM
Thursday Nov 28th - Saturday Nov 30th: CLOSED
Sunday Dec 1st: 2 PM - midnight


Library Hours for Fall Semester 2019*

Mon - Thurs: 8 AM - 11 PM
Fri: 8 AM - 8 PM
Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sun: 11 AM - 11 PM, NEW CLOSING TIME!

*Exceptions: Mid-Semester Break 2019

  • Friday Oct 11: 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Saturday Oct 12: CLOSED
  • Sunday Oct 13: CLOSED
  • Monday Oct 14: 9 AM - 5 PM (campus-wide power outage 5 - 9 AM)
  • Tuesday Oct 15: 8 AM - 11 PM (regular hours resume)

Library Hours for the first week of the Fall Semester 2019

Sunday August 25th: closed
Mon - Thurs August 26th - 29th: 8 AM - 11 PM
Friday August 30th: 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday August 31st: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday September 1st: 11 AM - 7 PM
Monday September 2nd: closed


Late Summer Hours

Monday August 12 - Sunday August 25, 2019
Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday: closed


Summer Hours: Saturday May 11 - Sunday August 11, 2019*

Mon - Th: 8 AM - 4 PM
Fri: 8 AM - 12 PM
Sat & Sun: closed

* Exceptions

  • Closed Monday May 27th, Memorial Day
  • Closed Thursday July 4th, Independence Day

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