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.



Welcome to GW!

Students in GW apparel posing for a photo



The Orientation Experience

The Office of Student Life is excited to welcome students back to campus this Fall. First-year, sophomore, and transfer students will participate in unique welcome experiences to learn more about GW, the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon Campus neighborhoods, and the greater D.C. community. We can't wait to see you!

Learn More: Orientation

Current Resources




We can't wait to meet you. Raise High!

District Connections

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


First-Year Experience








Student Life, picture of student jumping, using chalk and GW in a lite brite