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NOTICE:

Access to the Gelman and VSTC Library buildings is available only to residential students and to GW students, faculty, and staff who have special permission to be on campus (the on-campus cohort) and a quarantine status of "cleared." Those who are not part of the on-campus cohort will not have physical access to campus buildings. Seat reservations are required. 

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library

Book Pick Up and Return for Fall 2020

Book returns

A fully accessible book drop is available to all members of the GW community at the North entrance of Enterprise Hall (the side of the building facing George Washington Boulevard and Innovation Hall). Walk through the first set of doors (GWorld tap is not required). A blue bin marked Library Book Returns is provided in the vestibule. Individuals who will continue to have Fall Term campus building access may also tap through the second set of doors and proceed to the library, Enterprise #179; a book drop slot is available along the left wall outside our suite.

Items may also be mailed back to our location: VSTC Library, ATTN: Circulation, 44983 Knoll Square #179, Ashburn VA 20147.

The North entrance to enterprise hall

The North entrance to Enterprise Hall, where those outside the on-campus cohort will enter to access the book return or pick up books with a reservation.

Interior doors with a plastic box labeled book drop on the floor

The book drop, located in the vestibule at the North entrance to Enterprise Hall. 

Requesting books for pick up or delivery

See the links below for detailed instructions on the book retrieval and pick up process:

Overview of the book retrieval and pick up process
Requesting a book for delivery (instructions)
Requesting a book for pick up (instructions)
Requesting an appointment for pick up (instructions)

Pick up of requested books

Library users who prefer library pickup for requested items will be sent an email link to schedule a pickup appointment when their materials arrive. Individuals in our on-campus cohort may proceed to the library at their scheduled time to receive their items from our staff. A contact-free delivery service at Enterprise Hall will be provided for our local GW affiliates who will not have campus building access in fall 2020.

All off-campus learners, faculty, and staff may continue to request mail delivery of their library materials.

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