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. 

Information for Visitors

Access to Buildings & Resources

Building Entrance

Alumni and visitor access to the library buildings is only available for:

*Specialized collections users and event attendees must be escorted at all times.

All visitors must comply with GW's visitor guidelines for campus access.

Visitors are required to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth at all times while in the building. 

Learn more about our current entrance policies for visitors.

Registered Visitors & Borrowers

The Registered Visitors and Borrowers program is not available until further notice.

Inside the Libraries

Conduct Guidelines

Visitors should follow the conduct guidelines in library buildings or may be subject to expulsion. 

Library Computers, Printing & Wireless

Learn how to access computers, print inside the libraries, and connect to GW's guest wireless network on our Visitor Access to Technology page.

Today’s Hours

Gelman Library:


Eckles Library:


VSTC Library Staffed Hours:


Scheduled Events