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Library & Technology Services

A resource guide with information about accessing electronic resources and Law Library and Technology services.

Ask a Librarian

Have a Question?

Visit us in Law Library Room 146 or email questions to lawref@gmu.edu. 

Call (703) 993-8076 to leave a voicemail for the reference librarians and receive a callback. Email is preferred and is the quickest way to reach us.

On-Site & Email Reference Hours:

Monday - Friday 9AM - 5PM

Email Only Reference Hours:

Monday - Friday 5PM - 9PM

Saturday 12PM - 7PM

Sunday 1PM - 8PM

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Contact Tech Services

Have a Question?

Email: lawsupport@gmu.edu

Call (703) 993-4855 to leave a voicemail for the Tech Support staff and receive a callback.

Appointments available:

Monday - Friday 9 AM - 6 PM

Law Library Hours

Welcome to the Law Library! Please present your ID at the Circulation Desk. All IDs will be checked at the Circulation Desk.

SPRING SEMESTER

(Tuesday, January 17 - Monday, April 24)

Monday - Thursday  8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

SPRING BREAK

(Saturday, March 11 - Saturday, March 18)

Monday - Thursday  9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

SPRING EXAMS

(Tuesday, April 25 - Monday, May 8)

(Doors to enter law school lock at 11pm; only GMU patrons permitted past 11pm)

Monday - Thursday  8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM

MAKEUP EXAMS/INTERSESSION/GRADUATION

(Tuesday, May 9 - Saturday, May 13)

Tuesday, May 9 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday, May 10 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday, May 11 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday, May 12 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, May 13 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Posted hours are subject to change without notice.

Library Policies

  • Please carry your GMU ID with you, and present your ID to the Circulation Desk every time you enter the Library.
  • Law students may reserve group Study rooms using the online Reservation system.
  • Eating is prohibited in the Library. Drinks are permitted only in containers with lids. Speak on your cellphone in the stairwell or the Atrium, not in Library study areas.
  • Email any concerns about the Library environment to Associate Dean Melanie Knapp
  • Attorneys and alumni visiting the Library MUST present a valid ID. Your status as an attorney or alumni will be verified before you are allowed to enter the Library. We strongly encourage attorneys and alums to contact lawref@gmu.edu before you visit to ensure that we have the materials that you need. Additional policies may be found here.