Hours and Directions

Library Hours

UMMS students, residents, and faculty can enter the Library 24 hours per day, seven days per week by swiping their UMMS ID cards at the front door. The library will not be staffed after regular hours. For more details, see the Guidelines.

Regular Hours are:

Sunday12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday-Thursday7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The library doors will close 15 minutes prior to closing time.

Please Note: Only UMass students, residents, and faculty will be allowed to stay after the library closes.

Library hours are subject to change due to holidays and weather conditions. Please call 508-856-6099 for updated library hours.

The library is closed on the following dates in 2017:

  • January 1
  • July 4
  • November 23-24
  • December 24-25

Directions to the Library

The Lamar Soutter Library is located on the first floor of the Medical School building at 55 Lake Avenue North in Worcester, Massachusetts 01655. The Medical School is accessible from several major highways. Parking for visitors is most convenient in the South Road garage. Valet parking is also available from the entrance to the Remillard Family Pavilion (main hospital entrance).

Use this map to get driving directions (from the "View larger map" link) to the UMass Medical School campus and the Lamar Soutter Library. After you arrive, you may find these walking directions useful.