The Gelman Library, on GW's Foggy Bottom Campus, is located at 2130 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20052. The building is on the corner of 22nd and H streets. Gelman has one entrance and it is located in Kogan Plaza. See Gelman's location on Google Maps.
For help navigating the building, please see the Gelman floor maps.
The closest Metro station is the Foggy Bottom stop on the Orange, Blue, and Silver lines. As you exit the station, turn right and walk one block to the first stoplight (H Street). Turn left and walk 1.5 blocks to the library, which will be on your right. The entrance is located in Kogan Plaza.
Visit GW's Parking website to find the location and cost of garages on campus.
From North: Interstate 95 South to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Turn right onto Florida Avenue, NW (just past the Washington Hilton) and turn left immediately onto 21st Street, NW. Turn right on I Street, NW.
From Northwest: Interstate 270 to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Turn right on I Street, NW.
From West: Interstate 66 and Route 50 both connect with the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge. Cross bridge and exit at E Street, then again at Virginia Avenue, NW. Bear left, following signs for 23rd Street, NW. Turn right on 23rd Street, NW and continue a few blocks to campus. Turn right on I Street, NW.
From South: Interstate 395 to Arlington Memorial Bridge exit. Cross the bridge and veer left at the Lincoln Memorial. Turn left on 23rd Street, NW and continue a few blocks to campus. Turn right on I Street, NW.
Eckles Library, on GW's Mount Vernon Campus, is located at 2100 Foxhall Rd NW, Washington DC, 20007. See Eckles' location on Google Maps.
The Vern Express
The Vern Express is GW's free shuttle between the Mount Vernon and Foggy Bottom campuses. It runs regularly between campuses, including 24 hours/7 days a week during academic semesters. On the Mount Vernon Campus, the Vern Express picks up in front of Somers Hall, adjacent to the Quad. On the Foggy Bottom Campus, the Vern Express stop is located at Funger Hall (G Street, between 22nd and 23rd St NW).
The Vern Express will resume operation for members of the GW community beginning on August 9, 2021, on a 30-minute schedule. Riders must show their GWorld card when boarding.
More information, including schedules, can be found on the Vern Express website.
From Foggy Bottom/downtown DC
- From Washington Circle, go west on K St. (0.25 mi.)
- Travel west on the Whitehurst Freeway (.75 mi.)
- Turn left onto Canal Rd, heading west (0.25 mi.)
- As the road divides, bear right onto Foxhall Rd. (1 mi.)
- Turn left onto Whitehaven Parkway (you will see a sign for the campus off to your left at the turn)
- Turn right and enter campus, and the parking garage is the first turn on the left. Information for parking is located on the Transportation site.
- Eckles Library is a contemporary-looking building, located across the academic quad on the center of campus
The Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) Library, located in Ashburn, Virginia, is located in room 179 of Enterprise Hall at 44983 Knoll Square, Ashburn, VA, 20147. See the VSTCL's location on Google Maps.
The VSTC Shuttle is no longer in operation.
The Wiehle-Reston East Metro station (located on the Silver Line) is the closest Metro station to the VST Campus. The Route 72 Wiehle Express is free for GWorld card holders. It travels between the Wiehle-Reston Metro and multiple points on the VST Campus. More information is available on the Wiehle Express website.
The Loudoun County Commuter Bus operates morning and late afternoon rush hour service from Loudoun Park and Ride lots to Rosslyn, Crystal City, the Pentagon, and Washington, D.C.
Driving directions to the VST Campus are available on the campus website. Parking is free on the VST Campus.