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.
Hours may vary during quarter breaks, holidays, and the summer quarter. Please check our open hours page for details.
- 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.