Reserves are highly utilized materials and supplementary readings for GWU Medical Center courses. They are placed "on reserve" by faculty and/or teaching staff at the beginning of each semester.

Print/Audiovisual Reserves Policy for Students

  • You must checkout all Reserve items using your GWID card.
  • You will be held responsible for and charged for the replacement of any damaged, lost or stolen Reserve items.
  • Reserve items are checked out on a first-come, first-serve basis. You cannot place holds on Reserve items.
  • Fees over $5.00 can be paid using a debit/credit card.

Reserves Checkout Periods and Overdue Fees:

Course Reserves

Permanent Reserves Reserves USMLE

Loan Period

3 hours per item

3 hours per item 7 days per item
Overdue Fine

$1.00 per hour

$1.00 per hour $1.00 per day

Contact Himmelfarb Reserves

Himmelfarb Library
Reserves Department
202-994-1829
mlbrsv@gwu.edu

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