Q. Is the library open to the public?
The Georgetown Law Library is not open to the public. Georgetown Law Library is open to:
- current Georgetown University students, faculty, and staff;
- Georgetown Law alumni (also see our guide on alumni resources);
- members of the Law Library's Friends of the Library program;
- members of the Law Library's Public Patron Program (for law firms, agencies, non-profits, attorneys);
- pre-authorized Visiting Scholars and Visiting Researchers; and
- current students and faculty of other law schools with a valid law school ID.
Members of these groups should bring appropriate identification when they come to the Law Library. Only current Georgetown University students, faculty, and staff have borrowing privileges. During our examination periods, students of other law schools will not be admitted. Call our Circulation Desk to verify when our school is in its exam period: 202-662-9131.
Our Special Collections department is open to all by appointment, please contact Special Collections directly.