Floors 3-6, including the book stacks, are CLOSED to patrons while we make building improvements. Study space and reservable study rooms are available on the 1st and 2nd (entrance) floors. Books are available via Retrieval and Pick Up. Books located in areas of active work may take an additional 1-2 days to retrieve. 

Borrow, Renew, and Request

Borrowing Privileges and Loan Policies

Find information on how students, faculty, staff, or other users may check out books, types of materials that can be borrowed, loan periods, and other library privileges.

Renew Books

Learn how to renew your checked-out books.

Fines and Fees

Find information on paying fines or fees to GW as well as Consortium member libraries.

Consortium Loan Service

Request books from local area research libraries and pick them up at GW.

Interlibrary Loan

Request books or articles from libraries around the US and internationally.

Contact the Check Out Desk

in-person: Entrance floor of Gelman Library

email: librcir@gwu.edu

phone: 202-994-6840


Today’s Hours

Check Out Desk: