What if I would like to use the Special Collections Research Center?

Effective Monday, August 23, 2021, SCRC will offer:

  • walk-in hours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • appointment-only hours from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (though appointments may also be scheduled for the morning hours as needed).

Appointments must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. To make an appointment to visit SCRC, please contact speccoll@gmu.edu.

Reading Room capacity is limited to four researchers in accordance with social distancing requirements. Face coverings are required for access to the Reading Room.

SCRC staff are available to assist with off-site reference support via e-mail at speccoll@gmu.edu.

If you are interested in SCRC instruction for your classes, please contact Brittney Falter with questions about instruction options. SCRC staff will work with Mason faculty to assist in virtual instruction when possible for your classes.

Note: All policies are subject to change.