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Visitor Access to Technology

This section applies to WRLC membersARL members, and other visitors without a GW UserID.

Library Computers

Visitors can fill out a library guest computing account registration form online or at any of the public computers in the library. To complete your registration, bring a photo ID to the Ask Us Desk or any service desk at the Eckles or Virginia Science & Technology Campus libraries. Guest accounts are valid for up to 6 months. If your account expires, visit the Ask Us desk to have it renewed or create a new account.


To use the printing kiosks, register for a guest printing account with our service provider WEPA. When you register, select "A Guest User" as your school. You can use a courtesy card, credit from your WEPA account, or a credit card to pay for print jobs. You do not need to register for an account if you are printing from a USB drive and wish to pay with a credit card.


Visitors should connect to the GW_Connect wireless network. You may self-register for this network. Begin by connecting to the GW_Connect wireless network, and opening your web browser. At this point you should be redirected to a registration page. If you are not redirected automatically, navigate to

Complete GW_Connect instructions and connection support are available from GW Information Technology (login required).