Please note: As of 17th September the following areas are not available for use until further notice:
We hope to have these areas available again soon.
Library services from Monday 16th August:
From Monday 16th August, Solent students and staff will be able to access the library’s study spaces and computers without needing to book one in advance. You will need to bring your campus card with you in order to access the library.
To support students and staff who may wish to continue to work in a bookable, socially distanced area, a limited number of socially distanced computers on Floor 0A of the library will be available for such use. These computers need to be pre-booked via the computer booking system. For information on how to book, see our booking guide.
Please continue to follow sanitising guidance when browsing the shelves.
You can continue to return items borrowed from the library during opening hours.
Please see the Covid-19 testing information and FAQs for details of the requirements for regular Covid testing when visiting the campus. Please ensure you have had a negative Covid test within the 72 hours prior to visiting the library.
Please note: the library is currently only open to students and staff of Solent University. We are not able to welcome external visitors or students from other universities or colleges at present, or offer access via the SCONUL Access scheme which is currently suspended.
Wednesday 1st September – Sunday 26th September
Monday 27th September – Sunday 31st October
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 10.00pm
Friday: 8.30am to 8.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00am to 5.00pm
Please check regularly for updates to opening hours.
The Library continues to offer a huge range of online resources and services, meaning that you can make the most of the support we offer for your learning without ever leaving home.