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Seat reservations are no longer required to enter the Gelman or VSTC Libraries. Building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff with a GWorld card that is 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. Library access is not available for alumni or visitors.  

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library

VSTC Library Hours

Throughout Summer 2021, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - Sunday, August 29, 2021, the VSTC Library staff will be available for onsite and remote assistance during our business hours of Monday-Friday, 9:30am-6:00 pm.

As of Thursday, June 10, seat reservations will no longer be required to enter Gelman or VSTC Library. A GWorld card enabled for campus access is required for entrance.

Individuals entering the VSTC Library for any reason must:

  • wear a mask covering their mouth and nose, and
  • have their physical GWorld card to tap into the space and check in for their study space appointment. No one will be allowed to sign in without a physical GWorld card or enter the library if their GWorld card tap is denied.

VSTC Library Business Hours

Library suite and Enterprise Hall hours are subject to change throughout the semester. Library access to our on-campus cohort students and essential campus personnel will only be permitted when staff are onsite.

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-6:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

The VSTC Library is closed to visitors, including WRLC partner institution affiliates and the general public. In order to protect the health and safety of GW students, faculty and staff, all campus buildings are restricted and require an authorized GWorld card for entry. This includes all campus libraries.

Library resources remain available to all offsite students, faculty, and staff to maintain research activities and support online classes. Please check this list of remote library services and resources. Remote assistance is available by email at virginia@gwu.edu.

For the latest COVID-19 coronavirus alerts concerning GW operational status, visit the GW Campus Advisories website.

VSTC Library Summer Closures

Independence Day

Monday, July 5: CLOSED







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