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Gelman Hours for GWorld Holders Complete Hours Info
Today
12pm – 6pm
Wed
12pm – 6pm
Thu
12pm – 6pm
Fri
12pm – 6pm
Sat
12pm – 6pm
Sun
12pm – 6pm
Mon
12pm – 6pm
Gelman 12pm – 6pm
NOTICE:

Building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff who have submitted proof of vaccination and had that documentation accepted or were approved for a vaccine exception. They must also have taken their required COVID test and have a GWorld card that is enabled for campus access. GWorld access is typically enabled within about two hours of the COVID test. No one will be allowed to sign in without a physical GWorld card or enter the library if their GWorld card tap is denied. Library access is not available for alumni or visitors.  

GW Students, Faculty, and Staff Entrance Policies

Access and Entry Requirements

Entrance to Gelman library is only available to those GW students, faculty, and staff who have a GWorld card enabled for campus access. Anyone not in compliance with the testing, symptom monitoring, and tracing protocol (anyone with a Quarantine Status other than "cleared") will not be allowed in the building.

As of Thursday, June 10, seat reservations will no longer be required to enter Gelman or VSTC Library.

To enter the library, you must tap your current GWorld ID card on the card reader at one of the entrance gates and it must be accepted. If you have lost or damaged your GWorld card, please visit the GWorld web site or visit their office in the ground level of the University Student Center, across from the Student Services Hub. No one will be allowed to sign in without a physical GWorld card or enter the library if their GWorld card tap is denied.

GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni or visiting scholars with borrowing privileges may request items through the catalog and pick them up at the front entrance (without entering past the lobby) by appointment. Materials can be mailed to any GW student, faculty, staff, and faculty emeritus by request. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the 60+ printers available in buildings throughout campus. Computer workstations are available to those authorized to access the libraries and remote/virtual computing is available to everyone.

Full borrowing privileges.

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