Art Building & Art Annex Hours

North facade of the Art Building looking to the south.Art Building Hours for Summer

Regular Hours: May 11–Aug. 19, 2024

Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Swipe access with an ID card is not allowed for undergraduates during the summer. For exceptions, contact Senior Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs Eric Ligon at

Art Annex Hours of Operation

ID-card swipe access only.

After-hours Access | Limited After-hours Access in Summer

Long Semester Access: Spring and Fall

The Art Building schedule for after regular hours is as follows.

  • Monday–Thursday: Midnight–11:59 p.m., 24 hours a day
  • Friday: Midnight–5 p.m. Note: The building is inaccessible from Friday, 5 p.m. to Saturday, 9 a.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.–11:59 p.m.
  • Sunday: Midnight–11:59 p.m.

Art Building access for undergraduates granted after-hours access is as follows.

  • Monday–Thursday: Midnight–11:59 p.m.
  • Friday: Midnight–5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.–11:59 p.m.
  • Sunday: Midnight–11:59 p.m.

Art Building Access for Graduate Students

  • Access to the Art Building is available 24/7 during the long semesters for graduate students.
  • Access to specific areas is to be determined by programs in consultation with their department chairs. 

UNT Public Safety Officer Hours

A Public Safety Officer will be in the Art Building during the following hours.
The hours are as follow.

Long Semester

  • Monday–Thursday: Midnight–7 a.m. and 4:30–11:59 p.m.
  • Friday: Midnight–7 a.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m.–11:59 p.m.
  • Sunday: Midnight–11:59 p.m.
  • No one is present from Friday, 5 p.m.–Saturday, at 8 a.m.

Updated extended hours information for the building is posted on the CVAD News and Views web page, After-hours Student Access to the Art Building and Art Annex. Undergraduate students can apply for this access on the first day of classes of a long semester. However, swipe access requests will not be submitted to Access Control until the day after UNT's census day of a long semester and can take up to 24 hours to be activated

Critique Spaces

To reserve critique spaces for the Spring 2024 semester, please visit the CVAD Reservations Booked Scheduler Portal and search for critique spaces from the drop-down menu.

Einstein Bros. Bagels Restaurant

Check the UNT Dining Services website for the Einstein Bros. Bagels restaurant's current hours of operation in the Art Building.

CVAD IT Services

Information Technology Office, Room 371

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Link to IT to submit a Support Ticket.
Appointments and Urgent Tickets: 940-565-4522,

Student Computer Lab, Room 375

The CVAD Student Computer Lab is open to all currently enrolled UNT students, faculty and staff.
Phone: 940-565-2470

Summer Hours

  • Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall, Spring Semester Hours

  • Monday–Thursday, 7:30 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon–5 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon–10 p.m.
    There is no after-hours access to this space.
    Note: Hours are subject to change.

CVAD Digital Fabrication Lab, Room 366

Art Building, Room 361, Digital Fabrication Lab. 
Phone: 940-565-3695

Summer Hours

  • Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sunday: Closed

Fall, Spring Semester Hours

  • Monday–Tuesday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Wednesday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon–5 p.m.

Hours may change; check the Fab Lab web page for updates.

Photo Documentation Service, Room 316

Photographic Documentation Service: CVAD's IT Services Office provides photographic documentation for students.
Phone: 940-565-4522

Studio Art Department

Photography Lab, Room 362

  • Closed during the summer. 

CVAD Galleries Hours • Exhibitions

CVAD Gallery, Room 160

Fall and Spring Semester Hours during exhibitions.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: Noon–5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon–8 p.m.
Sunday, Monday: Closed

Summer Semester Hours during exhibitions.
Tuesday–Saturday: Noon–5 p.m.
Sunday, Monday: Closed

Cora Stafford Gallery, Room 100

Tuesday-Saturday: 1–5 p.m. during exhibitions.
Map & Directions

Paul Voertman Gallery

Open during the general operating hours of the Art Building.
Map & Directions

UNT Buildings

Visit the UNT Facilities Services website for normal operating hours of all UNT buildings: Building Hours | Facilities.

Additional Schedules

For official university holidays, refer to the official UNT System Holiday Schedule.

Academic Calendar:  Fall 2024 | Spring 2025 

Holidays – Campus Closed

New Year's Day: Jan. 1, 2024
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: third Monday in January, Jan. 15, 2024
Spring Break: March 11–17, 2024
Memorial Day: the last Monday in May, May 27, 2024
Juneteenth Observance: June 19, 2024
Independence Day: July 4, 2024
Floating Holiday: No floating holiday provision for FY24
Labor Day: Sept. 2, 2024
Fall Holiday Break: fourth Thursday and Friday in November: Nov. 28–29, 2024
Winter Holiday Break: Dec. 23 - 27, 2024 and Dec. 30, 2024–Jan. 1, 2025

Note: Should you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability to participate fully in a CVAD event, please contact the CVAD Dean's Office at, 940-565-2855. Please request as soon as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.