Late night study

Kennedy Library allows you to stay until your work gets done, or to start studying as early as you need to! The Library offers three spaces that are open late (often 24/7), including a quiet study area and an open computer lab (Poly Connect Lab) featuring 50 PC and Mac workstations.

Bring your ID

Cal Poly IDs are required for access when the main Library is closed: during the Winter Quarter 2013, the 24 hour area is open all day and night.
Hours may vary during quarter breaks, holidays, and the summer quarter. Please check our open hours page for details.

Security tips

University Policy
University Police routinely review and walk through the 24/7 spaces after hours.
Emergency alarms
There are well-marked blue emergency pulls in each room.
Escort Van
The university police campus escort van shuttle service picks up immediately outside the Library, but the last shuttle leaves around 1am.
Review safety advice
Students are urged to review the safety advice for on-campus residents and university police safety tips.
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