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Access Information: Other WRLC Libraries

This access information was compiled for Howard Law Students only. Access policies may be different for Howard University students in other schools and for members of the public. Always contact any WRLC library before visiting.

Access Information: Other Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) Libraries 


Always call ahead before traveling to any WRLC Libraries.  During the COVID-19 pandemic most WRLC Libraries are offering remote services and have changed their access policies.  

Before going to visit, call ahead and confirm current library hours and access policies.


American University

Bender Library

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

P: 202-885-3232
Hours: Mon – Thu: 24 Hours; Fri: 12am to 9pm; Sat: 9am to 9pm; Sun: 9am to 12am

Access Restrictions: Visitors allowed between 7am and 11pm

Visitation Notes: Access to select databases. Must show a valid government photo ID to utilize them.


Pence Law Library

4300 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

P: 202-274-4300

Hours: M-F 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday 9-5 Sunday CLOSED

Access Restrictions: Visitors allowed only during hours listed above, no access during final exam period. Cannot checkout materials

Visitation Notes: No street parking. $2.00 garage parking.



The Catholic University of America

John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library

620 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20064

P: 202-319-5070

Hours: M- Th: 8-11:30; F: 8-10 p.m.; Sat.: 9:00- 8:00; Sun.: 11:00 a.m.- 11:30 p.m.

Access Restrictions: Must Show ID at the door


Gallaudet University

Merrill Learning Center

800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002

P: 202-779-9478 (videophone)

Hours: M-Th: 8:00- 12:00 a.m.; F: 8:00- 6:00 p.m.; Sat.: 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Sun.: 1:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.

Access Restrictions: None

Visitation Notes: Computer access is allowed if you show them your Bison One Card.


George Mason University

Arlington Campus Library

3351 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22201

P: 703-993-8188

Hours: M-Th: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; F: 9:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Sun: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Access Restrictions: None

Visitation Notes: Visitors are encouraged to bring their own laptops as there are only two public-access computers available.


Fenwick Library

4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030

P: 703-993-2240

Hours: M-Th: 8:00- 12:00 a.m.; F: 8:00- 7:00 p.m.; Sat.: 10:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Sun.: 12:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.

Access Restrictions: None


The George Washington University

Eckles Library

2100 Foxhall Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007

P: 202-242-6620

Hours: Mon-Thu: 8am - 3am; Fri: 8am - 8pm; Sat: 10am - 8pm; Sun: 10am - 3am

Access Restrictions: None


Gelman Library

2130 H St NW, Washington, DC 20052

P: 202-994-6558

Hours: Sun- Sat: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Access Restrictions: Visitors only allowed during hours listed. Must show ID to enter the library


Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library

Not Open to the Public


Jacob Burns Law Library

Not Open to the Public


Georgetown University

Lauinger Library

3700 O St NW, Washington, DC 20057

P: 202-687-7607

Hours: 24 Hours

Access Restrictions: Visitors must leave at 11pm


Edward Bennett Williams Law Library

111 G St NW, Washington, DC 20001

P: 202-662-9000

Hours: 7am to 2am

Access Restrictions: No Public access during finals period



Marymount University

Reinsch Library

2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22207

P: 703-284-1649

Hours: Sun: 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 a.m.; M-Th: 7:30 a.m.-1:00 a.m.; F: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Sat: 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Access Restrictions: None



The University of the District of Columbia

Charles N. and Hilda H.M. Mason Law Library

4340 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

P: 202-274-6280

Hours: M-Th: 9:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m.; F: 9:00 a.m. -5:00p.m.; Sat-Sun:9:00 a.m.-6:

Access Restrictions: None, but please call ahead as the library is currently moving into this location.


UDC Van Ness Campus Library

4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

P: 202-274-5104

Hours: M-F: 8 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sunday: Closed

Access Restrictions: None


DISCLAIMER: This access information was compiled for Howard Law Students only.  Access policies may be different for Howard University students in other schools and for members of the public.  Always contact any WRLC library before visiting to check access information and hours.

Last Update: January 2023