Art Building & Art Annex Hours

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

Regular Hours: Aug. 21–Dec. 15, 2023

Monday–Thursday: 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon–10 p.m.

Holiday Hours

Sept. 4: The Art Building and Art Annex will be closed for Labor Day.
Nov. 23–25: The Art Building and Art Annex will be closed.

•    The Art Building will reopen at noon on Nov. 26

Fall Break — While no classes will be taught from Nov. 20–24, 2023, the studios and classrooms will remain open and available to students from Nov. 20–Nov. 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Note: After-hours access for undergraduates will be temporarily suspended on Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. and resume on Nov. 26 at noon.

Art Annex Hours of Operation

ID-card swipe access only.

After-hours Access

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 not accessible 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 24/7 during the long semester 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.
Beginning Aug. 21, the hours will be as follow.

  • 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 to 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 Spring 2023 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.

  • 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. Opens Sept. 5, 2023.

  • 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.

Studio Art Department

Photography Lab, Room 362

  • Monday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Tuesday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: 1–4 p.m.

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

News and Health Updates 24/7

Please continue to check the UNT Health Alerts web pages for updated information.

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.

2023-24 Academic Calendar: Fall | Spring 

2023-2024 Holidays – Campus Closed

Labor Day: first Monday in September, Sept. 4, 2023
Fall Break: No Classes Nov. 20–26
Fall Holiday Break: fourth Thursday and Friday in November, Nov. 23–24, 2023
Winter Holiday Break: Dec. 25–29, 2023
New Year's Day: Jan. 1, 2024
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: third Monday in January, Jan. 15, 2024
Memorial Day: the last Monday in May, May 27, 2024
Juneteenth: June 19, 2024
Independence Day: July 4, 2024
Floating Holiday: No floating holiday provision for FY24

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