William W. Knight Law Center

University of Oregon Campus

Springtime aerial view of the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, including the Knight Law Center in the middle distance adjacent to Hayward Field.


Located in Eugene, Oregon, the University of Oregon campus is an easy drive to both the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. With nine schools and colleges, the UO is the #1 public university in Oregon.

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William Knight Law Center


portrait of the knight law center on a sunny day with the osprey taking flight


Knight Law Center Building Hours:

(If there is an urgent access issue, call 541.346.2919 option 2 for assistance.)


Standard Access Hours

Public hours (non-Holiday)

8:00 am – 7:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Card Member Access Hours:

Law School Faculty and Staff

Seven days a week, 24 hours a day

Law Graduate Students

7:30 am – Midnight, Monday – Thursday

7:30 am – 9:00 pm, Friday

9:00 am – 9:00 pm, Saturday

9:00 am – Midnight, Sunday

University of Oregon Students, Faculty, and Staff**

7:30 am – Midnight, Monday – Thursday

7:30 am – 9:00 pm, Friday

9:00 am – 9:00 pm, Saturday

9:00 am – Midnight, Sunday**Card access for non-public hours is only available through the south building entrance

Knight Law Center hours will be reduced or the building may be closed during intersessions (e.g., winter break, spring break, etc.). The building will be closed to everyone except Law School Faculty/Staff and Law School Graduates Students during major events near the Knight Law Center (e.g., Eugene Marathon, events at Hayward field, etc).  Card access may also be restricted to the south building door only during these events. 

looking upwards from the ground floor towards the library entrance
Main Floor Commons Lobby and Grand Staircase
3rd floor law library large window with sunlight on study desks
Law Library 3rd Floor Study Commons

The John E. Jaqua Law Library


tight shot of front entrance with library name


Part of the three+ million-volume university library system, the Jaqua Law Library contains primary materials for legal research. Books and databases support research in US and international law, with many specialized collections such as environmental law, dispute resolution, business law, and human rights. Law students practice online research skills in the new state-of-the-art “experiential learning classroom” collaborate in tech-rich study rooms.

Visit the John E. Jaqua Law Library

Oregon Law Commission

Housed in the Knight Law Center, the Oregon Law Commission is a neutral, non-partisan law reform body.

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The Oregon Law Commission meeting fall of 2019

The Portland Program

NE Portland Campus

The Portland Program is housed on the UO NE Portland Campus.

Visit the Portland Program