The Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies is a private, nonpartisan, and nonprofit educational organization with facilities on the campus of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The mission of the Center is to promote a better understanding of the United States Congress, both historically and in a contemporary setting. The Center’s research and programs focus on the history of the U. S. Congress and the Constitution, civic education, and the meaning of representative democracy.
The Byrd CLS is a non-smoking building. Pets are not allowed inside except for service animals.