John A. Graziano Memorial Library, Oakland

Prospective Student


Health Education Center
400 Hawthorne Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
Phone: 510-869-8900
Toll-free: 800-709-7110, option 3
Fax: 510-869-6633

Hours Regular Hours

Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 10pm
Fri: 7:30am - 5pm
Sat: 8am - 4pm
Sun: Noon - 10pm

Holiday Hours

Winter Holidays, December 19-20 (Sat-Sun): Closed
Winter Holidays, December 21-24 (Mon-Thu): 8:30 - 5pm
Winter Holidays, December 25 - January 3 (Fri-Sun): Closed
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 18 (Mon): Closed
President's Day, February 15 (Mon): Closed
Memorial Day, May 28-30 (Sat-Mon): Closed

Finals Hours (Nov 30 - Dec 17, April 11-21, May 2-12)

Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 11pm
Fri: 7:30am - 5pm
Sat: 8am - 4pm
Sun: Noon - 11pm

Open to the Public

Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 5pm

Librarian Hours

Librarians are available to help you with reference help, research, training on library resources and other information needs. Check at the circulation desk to see if a librarian is available or make an appointment by contacting Barbara Ryken.


The entrance to the library is the first door inside the main entrance of the Health Education Center.

Patrons may use the library only during the hours listed above.

A Samuel Merritt University or Alta Bates Summit Medical Center ID badge is required for entry to the Oakland campus library Monday-Thursday after 5pm and all day Saturday and Sunday. For problems with SMU ID badges, please contact the Facilities Department Badging Services.