O’Brien Library Hours

Campus offices for United Theological Seminary will reopen on Monday, June 7, 2021, with employees working on campus Monday–Thursday. The campus is closed Friday, with United employees working remotely. If you are unable to visit campus for any reason or need to contact an employee while they are working remotely, you may contact employees by phone or email Monday-Friday.

The following policies are in place regarding facial coverings and operations upon re-opening:

  • The Seminary encourages, but does not require, all employees and students to become vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have personal or health reasons not to be vaccinated.
  • While the State of Ohio recommends mask-wearing for non-vaccinated persons, mask wearing will be optional and voluntary for United trustees, employees and students on the campus until June 2, 2021, when the State of Ohio plans to eliminate all health protocols regarding COVID-19.

Library Hours for Summer & Fall 2021 are as follows:

Summer 2021 (Jun 7 – Sep 3)

  • Closed to public (Open internally for faculty & students; others by appt)

Summer Exception Weeks:

MA Hybrid Weeks (Jun 21-25 & Aug 9-13):

  • Mon-Thu: 10:00 a – 5:00 p
  • Fri: Closed (Staff work remotely)

DMin Fall Intensive (Aug 23-27)

  • Mon (8/23): 10:00a – 6:00p
  • Tue (8/24): 3:30p – 7:30p
  • Wed (8/25): 3:30p – 5:30p
  • Thu (8/26): 1:30p – 7:30p
  • Fri (8/27): 12:00p – 3:00p

Contextual Ministries Retreat (Sep 8-10)

  • Mon (9/6): LABOR DAY / CLOSED
  • Tue (9/7): Closed to public (open internally)
  • Wed (9/8): 8:00a – 6:00 p
  • Thu (9/9): 8:00a – 6:00p (Optional tour: 8:30a)
  • Fri (9/10): 8:00a – 3:00p

Fall Semester 2021 (Sep 13 – Dec 17)

  • Mon: 10:00 a – 5:00 p
  • Tue: 10:00 a – 5:00 p
  • Wed: 10:00 a – 5:00 p
  • Thu: Closed to public (Open internally for faculty & students; others by appt)
  • Fri: Closed (Staff work remotely)

Reading Week & Holiday Weeks (Thanksgiving & Christmas)

  • Closed to public (Open internally for faculty & students; others by appt)

All listed hours are in Eastern Standard Time (EST). Please note library hours may be subject to sudden, unexpected change because of weather conditions or a variety of other factors. ALWAYS call Circulation Desk prior to visit, especially if coming from distant areas: 937-529-2234

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