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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 vary by session as follows. Scroll to the bottom of this page to create a reservation.

Accommodations

Session 3: July 4-11
International Residential College (Mary Munford House) and the Lawn
Reservation deadline: June 14 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 4: July 18-25
International Residential College (Mary Munford House)and the Lawn
Reservation deadline: June 28 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 5: July 25-August 1
International Residential College (Mary Munford House) and the Lawn
Reservation deadline: July 5 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 at the International Residential College. 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

International Residential College (IRC): Adjacent to Alumni Hall, Rare Book School guests staying at the IRC will be housed privately in air-conditioned single rooms in the May Munford House (also known as simply "Munford.") These residence halls are about a 10-minute walk to the Lawn, and include shared common lounges and gender-spefific bathrooms. All rooms are furnished with two unlofted single beds, two desks, two dressers, and two wardrobes. One guest will be assigned to each room. Non-RBS guests are not permitted to stay in the dorms. Please click on the link above to view photos and floor plans.

Single Room: $37.00 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. Lawn rooms are not air-conditioned, and most rooms have a fireplace. One guest will be assigned to each room. Non-RBS guests are not permitted to stay in the dorms. 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 3: July 4-11

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

You must use the Change and Cancellation Form for Individual Housing to submit any changes or to cancel your reservation. Be sure to select "Rare Book III (July 4-11)" in the Conference Name dropdown.

Make Your Reservation for Rare Book Session 4: July 18-25

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

You must use the Change and Cancellation Form for Individual Housing to submit any changes or to cancel your reservation. Be sure to select "Rare Book IV (July 18-25)" in the Conference Name dropdown.

Make Your Reservation for Rare Book Session 5: July 25-August 1

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

You must use the Change and Cancellation Form for Individual Housing to submit any changes or to cancel your reservation. Be sure to select "Rare Book V (July 25-August 1)" in the Conference Name dropdown.