Marvin Center Operating Policies
The following policies govern the behavior of patrons visiting the Marvin Center. Copies of these policies can be obtained from Concierge, located on the 1st Floor and Marvin Center and University Conferences (MC 204).
Late Night Access-Any access outside of normal building hours, (7am-12am Sun-Wed and 7am-2am Thurs-Sat)
DISTRIBUTION and SOLICITATION
Organizations are not permitted to distribute or solicit information on any indoor or outdoor property under the jurisdiction of Marvin Center and University Conferences without reserving the appropriate space. Groups found on university property will be escorted off-campus by the University Police Department. Repeated violations of this policy could result in permanent barring from all campus property.
The Marvin Center has bulletin boards, easel space and elevator display space available for campus advertising. These locations are for University organizational and departmental uses only.
Stantion Space Guidelines:
Elevator Display Case Postings:
Bulletin boards are located on the Ground Floor, the H street Stairwell, the 2nd floor lobby and throughout the 4th floor for organizations to post advertisements. All postings must comply with the posting policy outlined above.
Display cases are located on the 4th floor for organizations to utilize for advertising. Cases are scheduled for periods of time ranging from no less than 2 weeks to no longer than 6 weeks. All materials must be contained within the display case and the organization name and contact information must also be displayed. Any materials remaining in the case when the reservation is concluded will be emptied and disguarded.
All palm cards distributed in any area under Marvin Center jurisdiction must adhere to the above stated posting policy. Any organization found to have littered with palm cards are subject to District of Columbia fines of up to $5.00 per palm card.
Parking is always a concern in a metropolitan area. The Marvin Center does not have reserved parking for people attending or hosting events in the building, and can only assist with event parking by contacting University Parking Services.
We encourage you to use METRO when attending event in the Marvin Center. The closest METRO stop is the Foggy Bottom/GW University stop on the Orange and Blue lines.
A University Parking Garage is located on the bottom five levels of the Marvin Center and can be accessed on H Street, between 21st and 22nd Streets. The Marvin Center Garage closes at 12 midnight Monday through Friday. Make sure you have your car out by 11:45pm. It is closed on Saturday and Sunday.
The University Visitor's Parking Garage can be accessed on 22nd Street between H and Eye Streets. For rates please contact Parking Services at 202-994-7275.
Shoes and shirts are required at all times while in any public space within the Marvin Center. Groups holding events in Marvin Center rooms may remove their shoes while in their reserved event space. Exceptions to this policy should be filed in advance with Marvin Center and University Conferences.
In the interest of creating a comfortable environment in which to accommodate all guests of the Marvin Center, the Marvin Center Governing Board has declared the Marvin Center a smoke free building. Violation of this policy can result in a maximum $300.00 fine. Smoking is permitted on the 3rd Floor Terrace of the Marvin Center provided the space is not reserved for a special event.
EVACUATIONS AND EMERGENCIES
In times of building emergencies or evacuation please exit the building through the nearest stairwell. Stairwells are located throughout the building and are marked with illuminated exit signs.
The H Street and 21st Street entrances to the Marvin Center are equipped with elevators and/or ramps and automatic doors to accommodate clients with special needs. Anyone who has requests regarding special needs or if a problem occurs with any special needs equipment, please contact Marvin Center Operations (47470) or Disabilities Support Services. In case of emergency, patrons should proceed to the H Street Stairwell for evacuation from the building by trained personnel.
All persons using the Marvin Center are subject to all applicable District of Columbia and Federal Laws, The George Washington University Code of Student Conduct, and Marvin Center policies. The Marvin Center maintains the right to remove, without notice, any person not in compliance with these regulations.
The Marvin Center also retains the right to add, change, or delete any of the above stated policies. If you have any questions regarding any building policy, please contact Marvin Center and University Conferences at 994-7470.
The Marvin Center|
800 21st Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20052