Office of Student Life 

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Student Life brings learning out of the classroom and our innovative programs are personalized to ensure you achieve academic success. From first-year students to first-generation students and transfer students, Student Life tailors services and events to reach all populations.


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Saturday, April 13th, 3 PM | University Yard

Embrace the blossoming beauty of spring at Yardchella! Join us in the YARD as we revel in the vibrant colors of cherry blossoms. Indulge in culinary creations from food trucks, unleash your creativity with bouquet making, and be entertained by captivating performances from student groups. There's something for everyone to enjoy at this celebration of spring!


Buff & Bloom Week

April 8th - 13th

Welcome to Buff and Bloom Week, an annual campus extravaganza celebrating the arrival of spring and the iconic cherry blossoms of GW! Prepare for a week bursting with an array of events and activities meant to bring out your spring spirit. From lip sync competitions to scavenger hunts and so much more, get ready to immerse yourself in all things pink and festive!

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District Connections

Start your journey with one of many #onlyatGW moments, and get connected to D.C. from anywhere!


First-Year Experience


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