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Southern College of Optometry’s general operating hours are 8:30-4:30, Monday through Friday.
Please keep in mind that many hours have been adjusted as SCO implements COVID-19 prevention protocols.
Temporary changes to these schedules because of inclement weather, exams, or other special events will be communicated internally to the SCO campus via IRIS, email, and/or digital signage updates.
M–F 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Fitness activities closed this fall due to COVID 19 concerns. Available for lab practice as posted by Academic Affairs.
10 am–5 pm M–F *
10 am– 6 pm M–F *
10 am–5 pm M–F*
*For the summer term, studying on campus is only permitted when students are awaiting/in between instruction. When this occurs, social distancing is required. All other studying must be done off-campus.
Lab hours are temporary; students should refer to Academic Affairs for questions about specific lab hours during the summer sessions.