GW Student, Faculty, and Staff Access
Entrance to Gelman Library is available to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have a physical GWorld card enabled for campus access. No one will be allowed to sign in without a physical GWorld card or enter the library if their GWorld card tap is denied. Masks are required inside all library buildings.
All other alumni and visitor access to the library buildings is only available for:
- Users of specialized collections with an appointment (including the Special Collections Research Center and Global Resources Center),
- Students/staff of the School Without Walls, and
- Attendees of scheduled events
All visitors must comply with GW's visitor guidelines for campus access.
Summer 2022 Hours
Tuesday, May 10: Close at 8pm
Beginning Wednesday, May 11:
Monday - Friday: 7am - 8pm
Saturday & Sunday: Noon - 6pm
Sunday, May 29 & Monday, May 30: CLOSED
Sunday, June 19 & Monday, June 20: CLOSED
4th of July
Sunday, July 3 & Monday, July 4: CLOSED