Gateway Library

Located inside the Johnson Center, Gateway Library provides a dynamic environment for undergraduate learning and research. Fostering interaction, collaboration and creative work, the Gateway Library introduces undergraduates and new students to University Libraries’ resources, services and programs, and links undergraduates and faculty to core services and technology to support undergraduate teaching and learning.  


The Gateway Library houses the University Libraries' Media Collections which includes circulating VHS, DVDs, CDs, LPs and viewing stations. The music collection includes both scores and sound recordings. 

The Curriculum and Young Adult Collections, located on the 1st floor of the Gateway Libray to the left of the Circulation Desk, contains children's and young adult fiction and nonfiction, textbooks (K-12), curriculum guides, kits, selected media materials and other teaching resources. Most of the items are available for checkout and all materials are included in the library catalog. Curriculum Collection materials include those currently under review by the State of Virginia.

The Gateway Library also provides access to the TextSelectCourse Reserves materials (print and media), and the Recommended Reads Collection, a current collection of positively reviewed fiction and nonfiction.


  • Student wireless access
  • Flexible study spaces
  • Collaboration Station
  • Group Study Rooms


Departments in the Gateway Library include:



4400 University Dr., MSN 1A6
Fairfax, VA 22030