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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The Final Lap

May 1-12, 2023 | University Yard

Successfully cross the end-of-semester finish line! Open to all GW students, The Final Lap is designed to support student wellbeing prior to and during final exams.

 Our Final Lap programming will run from May 1st through May 12th, 2023. Find the full event calendar on The Final Lap webpage


First Night

First Night 2023

August 25, 2023 at 7 PM | University Yard and Potomac Square

Get ready to kick-off the school year at First Night! 


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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