Library Opening Hours

SMU Libraries Opening Hours

SMU Libraries provide information and research services in the physical libraries and virtually. 

With effect from 15 Mar 2022, the 1m safe distancing is not required but users are required to wear their masks.

The real-time occupancy rate is available on SMU Libraries’ website and at the entrance of each library. All users are encouraged to check the occupancy counter before coming to the library.


Weekly cleaning @ Learning Commons

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8am to 9am
  • Saturdays: 10am to 12pm

Students are to take their belonging with them. Unattended items will be removed.

Rules to observe for library users

  • Library users will need to check-in and check-out as appropriate using TraceTogether App or Token to facilitate contact tracing. Please remember to do a check-out when leaving the building.
  • Always wear a mask in the library and in all common areas on campus.
  • Observe the library's instructions on entry, exit and use of the library.
  • If you feel unwell or experience symptoms of respiratory illnesses while in the library, you are required to report this to the staff manning the temperature-check station at library, please leave the library and consult a doctor as soon as possible.

Online resources remain accessible to SMU community 24/7.

Ask us questions via email or use our ‘Ask Library’ Chat Service.

Public Holidays 2022
New Year's Day Saturday, 1 January 2022
Chinese New Year Tuesday & Wednesday, 1 & 2 February 2022
Good Friday Friday, 15 April 2022
Labour Day Sunday, 1 May 2022
Hari Raya Puasa Tuesday, 3 May 2022
Vesak Day Sunday, 15 May 2022
Hari Raya Haji Sunday, 10 July 2022
National Day Tuesday, 9 August 2022
Deepavali Monday, 24 November 2022
Christmas Sunday, 25 December 2022