UW Health Sciences Library

Masks are recommended but not required while in the library.

UPDATED: 06/20/2023

The UW Health Sciences Library plans to proceed with hours as noted on this page. However, these plans are subject to change pending the evolving public health status, new protocols, and/or staff availability. 

For more information about other UW Libraries buildings, visit the UW Libraries Operations Updates Page.

Usage & Access

UW users may access HSL by tapping their Husky card on the card reader at the 2nd floor entrance (T-227) or 3rd floor entrance during open hours.

UW Health Sciences students with after-hours access can continue to enjoy this privilege. See the FAQ page for more information.

If you need assistance accessing HSL, call the Information Desk at (206) 543-3390 from the 2nd floor of HSL and staff will assist you.

The HSL 2nd floor is reserved for quiet study. The HSL 3rd floor can be used for collaborative group work.

Non-UW users can access online HSL resources from the computers in Suzzallo Library. Hold requests for non-UW users can be placed for pick up at Suzzallo Library.


Masks are optional in the Health Sciences Library. See the EHS face covering policy for masking requirements in the UW Medical Center and other facilities.

Users can request a face mask from the HSL Information Desk or from Classroom Services, T-Wing Rm. T-291A.

Masks and other health safety supplies are available for purchase from conveniently located Healthy Huskies Vending Machines.

Summer 2023


Monday - Friday:
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday:


Holiday Hours

Tuesday, July 4 - Independence Day CLOSED