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Rare Book School

Join Us This Summer

We are happy to offer on-Grounds housing for the Charlottesville sessions of the Rare Book School!

Accommodations

Accommodations vary by session as follows.

Session 1: June 2-8
Brown College and Lambeth Field Apartments
Reservation deadline: May 12 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 2: June 9-15
Brown College and Lambeth Field Apartments
Reservation deadline: May 19 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 3: July 7-13
Brown College and the Lawn
Reservation deadline: June 16 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 4: July 21-27
Brown College and the Lawn
Reservation deadline: June 23 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 5: July 28-August 3
Brown College and the Lawn
Reservation deadline: June 30 by 5:00 p.m.

Each guest will receive a linen package that includes a bed pillow, pillow case, two sheets, a blanket, two bath towels, a washcloth, and a bath mat. An extra blanket will be provided to guests staying in Brown. A one-time fee of $20 per person will be charged for this package.

It should be noted that rooms are not equipped with hangers, irons or ironing boards, hair dryers, or area lamps (overhead lighting only). Guests are responsible for supplying additional amenities as needed, as well as personal toiletry items including shampoo, soap, etc.

University housekeeping staff will remove trash from the common areas and sanitize the bathrooms on a daily basis. Personal belongings must be removed from common living areas and common baths in order for the housekeepers to clean. Guests are responsible for removing their own bedroom trash to the appropriate dumpster at the conclusion of their stay.

Options

Brown College: Adjacent to Newcomb Hall and the Lawn, Rare Book School guests staying in Brown will be housed privately in two connected rooms. These air-conditioned rooms traditionally house two undergraduates during the academic year, but are offered as a private single-occupancy, two-room suite to RBS guests. These two-room suites connect to a common bathroom, which guests will share with other Rare Book School participants of the same gender. Suites are furnished with single beds, two closets, four overhead shelves, two desks, bookcases, and two chairs. Please click on the link above to view photos and floor plans.

Single Room: $43.00 per person, per night

Linen packet: $20 per person (one-time fee)

Note: 5.3% sales tax will be added to your reservation.
 

Lambeth Field Apartments (available for Sessions I and II only): Located close to Central Grounds, all apartments in Lambeth are air-conditioned and contain either two or three double-occupancy bedrooms. While each bedroom in Lambeth is equipped with two loft-style beds, these accommodations are offered to RBS guests as private, single-occupancy rooms. RBS guests will share an apartment with other Rare Book School participants of the same gender. Each apartment has 1½ or 2 baths, a living room, and a kitchen with stove, refrigerator, and sink. No pots and pans, china, or utensils are provided. Please click on the link above to view photos and floor plans.

Single Room: $43.00 per person, per night

Linen packet: $20 per person (one-time fee)

Note: 5.3% sales tax will be added to your reservation.

 

The Lawn (available for Sessions III, IV, and V only): Located in Mr. Jefferson’s original buildings at the center of the University, Lawn rooms are furnished with a lofted bed, daybed, desk, rocking chair, and include a sink. Most rooms have a fireplace. Lawn rooms are not air-conditioned. Multiple bathroom locations are available on both sides of the Lawn. Guests must walk outside to reach these bathroom facilities. Please click on the link above to view photos and floor plans.

Single Room: $38.00 per person, per night

Linen packet: $20 per person (one-time fee)

Note: 5.3% sales tax will be added to your reservation.

Disability-Related and Medical Accommodations

Should you require disability-related or medical accommodation during your stay for Rare Book School, please contact our office at conferences@virginia.edu or 434.924.4479.


Reservations
 

Make Your Reservation for Rare Book Session 1: June 2-8

All reservations must be made online with a valid credit card. Payment is due when you make your reservation.

Cancellations must be submitted using the 2019 RBS Housing Change and Cancellation Form. Download this PDF to your computer in order to enter and save your information. Please see the form for cancellation policies and fees.

Make Your Reservation for Rare Book Session 2: June 9-15

All reservations must be made online with a valid credit card. Payment is due when you make your reservation.

Cancellations must be submitted using the 2019 RBS Housing Change and Cancellation Form. Download this PDF to your computer in order to enter and save your information. Please see the form for cancellation policies and fees.

Make Your Reservation for Rare Book Session 3: July 7-13

All reservations must be made online with a valid credit card. Payment is due when you make your reservation.

Cancellations must be submitted using the 2019 RBS Housing Change and Cancellation Form. Download this PDF to your computer in order to enter and save your information. Please see the form for cancellation policies and fees.

Make Your Reservation for Rare Book Session 4: July 21-27

All reservations must be made online with a valid credit card. Payment is due when you make your reservation.

Cancellations must be submitted using the 2019 RBS Housing Change and Cancellation Form. Download this PDF to your computer in order to enter and save your information. Please see the form for cancellation policies and fees.

Make Your Reservation for Rare Book Session 5: July 28-August 3

All reservations must be made online with a valid credit card. Payment is due when you make your reservation.

Cancellations must be submitted using the 2019 RBS Housing Change and Cancellation Form. Download this PDF to your computer in order to enter and save your information. Please see the form for cancellation policies and fees.