University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Directions and Building Hours


Directions

From Route I-95 (North or South): Take Route. 395 (downtown Baltimore) and exit onto Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., staying in the right lane. At the fourth traffic light, turn right onto Baltimore St.; turn left at second traffic light onto Paca St.; turn right into the entrance for the Baltimore Grand Garage (visitor parking).

There is also metered parking available from 9am to 3pm on Baltimore, Paca, Fayette and Greene Streets surrounding the law school.



Access to the Law School Building

The School of Law building, including the Law Library, is closed to the general public after 8:00 pm on weekdays and all day on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.  Members of the general public will not be granted access to the building during the periods described in the preceding sentence.

Authorized law library users include students, faculty and staff of University System of Maryland campuses; attorneys; School of Law alumni; and UMMC and VA staff. These individuals will be granted access to the building and the library according to the Building Hours chart shown below.

Students with valid University of Maryland IDs may bring guests into the School of Law building and library only if those guests provide valid identification and only after signing those guests into the building at the 1st floor security desk.  Additionally, those guests must be accompanied by the student at all times.

Visitors are welcome to use the resources of the Law Library only for the purpose of conducting legal research or using government databases or print materials.

Affiliated users must present current photo identification associated with the campus or organization listed above. Attorneys should present a current bar association card along with a government-issued photo identification. Alumni will be asked to show a valid driver's license or other government-issued photo identification to the security officer at the main entrance. The officer will check the name against a list of alumni.

Visitors must present a government-issued photo identification. If the request for entrance is granted, the security officer will scan the photo identification, take a photograph of the visitor, and issue a visitor's badge which must be worn and visible at all times.

Weekdays after 8:00 pm and all day on weekends the law library will be closed to the general public.  Authorized law library users include students, faculty and staff of University System of Maryland campuses; attorneys; School of Law alumni; and UMMC and VA staff. Students with valid ids may bring guests into the library. Members of the general public should not be granted access to the library during these hours.

Building Hours


RESUME REGULAR HOURS
Monday, January 8, 2018 through Sunday, April 8, 2018
MAIN ENTRANCE LIBRARY
Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – Midnight 7:30 am – 11:00pm
Friday 7:30 am – 8:00 pm 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
Saturdays 9:00 am – 8:00 pm 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sundays 10:00 am – 8:00 pm 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Monday, Jan. 15th, Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday CLOSED CLOSED
Sunday, April 1, Easter CLOSED CLOSED
EXAM PERIOD HOURS
Monday, April 9 through Wednesday, May 2
MAIN ENTRANCE LIBRARY
Monday-Friday 7:30 am – 12 Midnight 7:30 am – 12 Midnight
Saturday 9:00 am – 12 Midnight 10:00 am – 12 Midnight
Sunday 10:00 am – 12 Midnight 10:00 am – 12 Midnight
Thurday May 3, 2018 8:00 am – 11:00 pm 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday May 4, 2018 8:00 am – 11:00 pm 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
SUMMER INTERSESSION
Saturday, May 5 through Sunday, May 27
MAIN ENTRANCE LIBRARY
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 10:00 pm 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday, May 28, Memorial day CLOSED CLOSED
SUMMER SESSION
Tuesday, May 29 - Sunday, July 8
MAIN ENTRANCE LIBRARY
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, July 4, Independence day CLOSED CLOSED
SUMMER EXAM PERIOD
Monday, July 9 through Wednesday, July 18
MAIN ENTRANCE LIBRARY
Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 12 Midnight 8:00 am – 12 Midnight
Saturday 9:00 am – 12 Midnight 10:00 am – 12 Midnight
Sunday 10:00 am – 12 Midnight 10:00 am – 12 Midnight
Thursday, July 19 through Tuesday, July 24
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 10:00 pm 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
LATE SUMMER
Wednesday, July 25 through Saturday, August 18
MAIN ENTRANCE LIBRARY
Monday- Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00 pm 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday Closed Closed

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Admissions: PHONE: (410) 706-3492 FAX: (410) 706-1793

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