UJ Library Hours

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Library Opening Times at the start of the 2022 academic year

University opens on Monday 3 January 2022

Monday – Friday 3 January – 14 January 2022:
Library will be open from 8:30 – 16:30

Saturday 8 January & 15 January:  Library is closed

24 Hour Spaces will open from Monday to Friday, 8:00 – 16:30.

Academics return on 17 January 2022

Monday – Friday 17 January – 11 February 2022:
Library will be open from 8:00 – 18:00

Saturday 22 January, 29 January, 5 February and 12 February 2022:
Library will be open 8:00 – 13:00

24 Hour Spaces will open from 7:30 – 23:00 Monday to Sunday.

Students return on 14 February 2022

COVID dependent the library will be open as follows:
Library will be open Monday – Friday 07:30 – 22:00

Library will be open on Saturdays 08:00 – 15:00

Library is closed on Sundays

The 24 Hour Spaces will be open every day Monday to Sunday 07:30 – 23:00

How to access UJ Libraries:

Access to the UJ Libraries can only be granted if you have a valid UJ Card.
NB: Scan your UJ Card at the Entrance Door of the library and again at the Exit Door when you leave!
You do not need to book for library access.

The maximum capacity per library (Max. Patrons allowed per library)

  • APB Library = 182
  • APK Library = 950
  • FADA Library = 60
  • DFC Library = 409
  • SWC Library = 300

Showing any Covid-19 Symptoms?

If you answer Yes to Any of the following, please contact the UJ Clinic Immediately: clinicbookings@uj.ac.za

  • Have you been in contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 7 days?
  • Do you have a lung infection at the moment?
  • Cough?
  • Chills?
  • Sore throat?
  • Shortness Of Breath?
  • Loss of smell / taste?
  • Muscle pain?
  • Diarrhoea?
  • Weakness?