Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of Simpson Library's services for high school students have temporarily changed.
The following changes are currently in effect:
High school students are welcome to visit Simpson Library. While in the library, you can access the databases that Simpson Library subscribes to, either by using our guest computers or by connecting your own device to our Wi-Fi.
AP and IB teachers may arrange for their students to be issued library cards. See below for details.
Before you visit the UMW campus, please read UMW's current policies regarding COVID-19.
UMW invites high school students to use its libraries to find sources for their research projects.
UMW has one library, Simpson Library, which is located on the Fredericksburg campus. High school students are welcome at Simpson Library.
We invite AP and IB teachers to provide us with lists of enrolled students in AP or IB classes. Students: if your teacher has given us a list of names, and your name is on the list, you may apply for a Guest Patron card and check out books.
If you don't want to get a Guest Patron card, you still have several options for using UMW library books: