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Hours of Operation

Library hours May 17 – August 22, 2020

Summer 2020 Library hours  

The libraries are in operation by providing online services during the below business hours. Libraries are closed for in-person visits until further notice.


Abu Dhabi & Dubai

Sunday to Thursday

9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.

Friday:  Closed

Saturday Closed

Regular Hours

  Abu Dhabi*   Dubai
Sunday 8:00am - 7:00pm (women)   7:30am - 4:45pm (women)
      5:15pm - 7:00pm (men & graduate students)
Monday 8:00am - 7:00pm (men & graduate students)   7:30am - 4:45pm (women)
      5:15pm - 7:00pm (men & graduate students)
Tuesday 8:00am - 7:00pm (women)   7:30am - 4:45pm (women)
      5:15pm - 7:00pm (men & graduate students)
Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm (men & graduate students)   7:30am - 4:45 pm (women)
      5:15pm - 7:00pm (men & graduate students)
Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm (women)   7:30am - 4:45pm (women)
      5:15pm - 7:00pm (men & graduate students)
Friday Closed   Closed

12:00pm - 1:00pm (women)


10:00am - 12:00pm (women)


1:00pm - 5:00pm (men & graduate students)


12:00pm - 2:00pm (men & graduate students)

The Libraries are closed during national holidays. Online Chat Reference service is not available during holidays, but questions can be submitted and will be answered by Librarians over email as soon as working hours resume.

*Abu Dhabi Note:  The Male and Female Learning Commons (First and Ground Floors) are open to their respective genders during all library operating hours.  Library materials (on the Second and Third Floors) may be requested from the Male or Female Learning Commons desks on days when their opposite genders have access to the regular library collections.  These requests can be made through the Zayed University Library Catalog or in person at the respective Learning Commons desk.

*Dubai Note:  Any hours that are for women, both undergraduate and graduate women may use the library.