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Visiting the Libraries

Welcome to the GW Libraries! The GW Libraries’ three DC-area buildings, as well as our general collections, are closed to the public. As the libraries of a private institution, we are obligated to focus our limited resources on our primary users, the students, faculty and staff of George Washington University.

Who can Enter Gelman Library

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

Students and faculty of the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) may also enter Gelman Library. 

All other alumni and visitor access to the library buildings is only available for:

Requirements for Entering Gelman Library

Visitors from the WRLC and ARL will check in at the Gelman Entrance Desk and be given a printed badge to wear at all times while they are in the building.

All visitors must comply with GW's visitor guidelines for campus accessMasks are optional except inside classrooms and workshops.

When using library buildings, please adhere to our Building Use and Conduct Guidelines.

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Additional Information for Visitors

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