McBay Science Library

Today's hours: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Open


Maymester and Summer Semesters:

Hours during Maymester and Summer vary. Please see Full Calendar.

Fall and Spring Semesters:

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.**

**Help desk opens at 1 p.m. on Sunday

NOTE: Hours can vary. See Full Calendar

The McBay Science Library is open only to those with a UGA or other College ID after 6:00p.m.

Help desk phone number: 706-542-4535

The McBay Science Library will be closed on all home football game days and all University HolidaysFinals, Intersessions, Maymester and Summer Semester building hours vary from the regular semester hours listed above.


Located in the heart of South Campus, the Shirley Mathis McBay Science Library houses materials related to the natural, physical, and life sciences, as well as medical and technical subjects. It is also home to the Makerspace, and the South Campus Writing Center and GradsWrite: Graduate Writing Center.


The nearest publicly available parking is in the South Campus Parking Deck. (Rates and more info)

Transit Stops
Myers Quad, Snelling Dining Commons
Campus Transit Routes
Bulldog Housing
Central Loop
Health Sciences
Milledge Avenue
Night Campus
North South Connector
210 D.W. Brooks Drive
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
Exterior of McBay Science Library