Library Hours & Locations

Find out where our Libraries are located and when they are open. Any queries, Contact Us.

Central Library

The Central Library is located in Te Manawa - The Student Centre near the heart of the University of Waikato Campus. Campus Map: Student Centre. See also Disability Access.


Floor layout of the Student Centre building.

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

24/7 Computer Areas


L2, L3 and L4 Computer Areas of the Student Centre are open for students to use 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There will be no staff on after hours, however Unisafe - the campus security service - are available anytime. For emergencies and after hours security patrol ring ext 4444 or 838-4444.

How do I get after hours access?

Ask at the Level 2 Desk for a form which verifies that you are a currently enrolled student. Take the form to Security who will programme your ID card to open the door. Note that there is no charge for gaining after-hours access. You will then have after-hours access using your ID card. Access is available 5 minutes after the Library closes each day.

Teaching Resources Library

The Teaching Resources Library is located on the University of Waikato campus, Hillcrest Road, between Gates 4 and 5. See Campus Map: Teaching Resources Library.

The entrance to the Teaching Resources Library is at ground level of TL Block of the Faculty of Education. This Library is located in room TL.3.19. See also Disability Access.


The University of Waikato Library at Tauranga is located on the Tauranga Campus. The Library service desk is located in the 24 Hour computer lab on level 1 (TCBD 1.03) of the Tauranga campus.

See Library Hours for current open hours.

See also Support for Distance Students and Support for Tauranga Students.

Waikato University Library Hours

Trimester A & B
02 March 2020 - 07 November 2020

Central LibraryTeaching Resources LibraryTauranga Library
Monday 8am - 10pm 10am - 5pm 8.30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 10pm 10am - 5pm 8.30am - 6pm
Wednesday 8am - 10pm 10am - 5pm 8.30am - 6pm
Thursday 8am - 10pm 10am - 5pm 8.30am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 7pm 10am - 5pm 8.30am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - 6pm CLOSED CLOSED
Sunday 8am - 6pm CLOSED CLOSED
View hours & exceptions

Waikato University Library Locations


All parking is indicated on the Campus Map. See also Getting to Campus and Parking FAQs for more about all campus parking including general, staff, permit and accessible spaces.