During operating hours, building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff who have completed all of the steps outlined on GW's Onward website. 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. Masks are required inside all library buildings.

Members of Affiliated Consortia

Entrance to Gelman Library is available to GW students, faculty, and staff who have a physical GWorld card enabled for campus access.

During the Fall 2021 semester, 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 complete the visitor access registration form no more than 72 hours prior to your intended visit.