Office of Student Life 





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.



GW's Response to COVID-19

Onward GW

January 12 Update: The George Washington University will resume in-person classes and activities in support of the university’s academic mission on Tuesday, January 18. We will continue to limit some in-person activity on our campuses until January 31.



Our campus operations continue to be guided by our commitment to the health and safety of the GW community. Learn more about how we are moving onward. For information and resources on COVID-19, visit the CDC’s website.



Read the latest updates.



Upcoming Opportunities

King Week January 15-31


King Week celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. annually from January 15 through January 31. GW faculty, staff, students, and alumni contribute exciting, thought-provoking, historic, and inspiring programming to the community. We strive to honor King's life from early childhood through the spirit of the civil rights movement.

Programs include special faculty lectures, live music and narrative, the recitation of King's work, service events, social justice initiatives, and more.

Learn More: King Week


Current Resources



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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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