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Alumni Access Policy: Alumni Access

Alumni Access Policy

Himmelfarb Library is pleased to offer alumni of the GW Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, and Nursing, access for personal education and research.

On-Site Access

  • Alumni will need to have a valid GWorld Alumni card to enter Ross Hall and Himmelfarb Library.
    • To obtain a GWorld Alumni card, please bring your current GWorld card (if you have one) and a government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport, to the GWorld Card Office at:
      • GWorld Card Office
        Marvin Center, Ground Floor
        800 21st Street, NW
        Washington, D.C. 20052
        (202) 994-1795
  • Alumni will also need to upload their COVID-19 vaccination documentation per GW requirements.

Electronic Access

Selected premium online resources have been made available to alumni through the generous support of the GW Alumni Association and GW Libraries and Academic Innovation.  Unfortunately, Himmelfarb Library’s online collection is not available for remote online access by alumni due to our license agreements which permit remote access by current students, faculty, and staff only.

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