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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 4-9
Brown College and Lambeth Field Apartments
Reservation deadline: May 5 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 2: June 11-16
Brown College and Lambeth Field Apartments
Reservation deadline: May 12 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 3: July 9-14
Brown College and the Lawn
Reservation deadline: June 9 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 4: July 23-28
Brown College and the Lawn
Reservation deadline: June 23 by 5:00 p.m.

Session 5: July 30-August 4
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 bedspread, two bath towels, a washcloth, and a bath mat. 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.

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

Options

Brown College: Adjacent to Newcomb Hall and the Lawn, each air-conditioned Brown College suite contains two single rooms connected to one, two, or three other suites via a common bathroom. Suites are furnished with low lofted beds, two closets, four overhead shelves, two desks, and with bookcases, and two chairs.

Single Room: $41.00 per person, per night

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

Note: Taxes are not included.
 

Lambeth Field Apartments: Located close to Central Grounds, all apartments in Lambeth are air-conditioned and contain either two or three double-occupancy bedrooms. Each bedroom in Lambeth is equipped with two loft-style beds. Each apartment has 1½ or 2 baths, a living room, and a kitchen with stove, refrigerator, and sink.

Double Room: $31.00 per person, per night
Single Room: $41.00 per person, per night

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

Note: Taxes are not included.
 

The Lawn: Located in Mr. Jefferson’s original buildings at the center of the University, Lawn rooms are furnished with a standard-height bed, desk, rocking chair, and include a sink. Most rooms have a fireplace. Lawn rooms are not air conditioned. Multiple bathrooms locations are available on both sides of the Lawn. 

Single Room: $36.00 per person, per night

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

Note: Taxes are not included.

Make Your Reservation

All reservations must be made online with a valid credit card using the 2017 RBS Housing Reservation Form. Payment is due when you make your reservation. Reservations made less than one month prior to the start of the conference date will be assessed a $50.00 late fee.

Cancellations must be submitted using the 2017 RBS Housing Change and Cancellation Form. If you cancel your reservation, a $50.00 cancellation fee will apply.