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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Weeks of Welcome 

August 27 - September 30th, 2023 | Various Times & Locations

Weeks of Welcome at the George Washington University  provides  opportunities for students to connect, build relationships, learn about resources, and build a community at GW as they start a new semester. Welcome events showcase the many resources GW has to offer for academic success and student support, opportunities for involvement, and more.


Weeks of Welcome Schedule



Org Fair Fridays

Fridays in September | University Yard

It's our favorite time of the year! Come to University Yard on September 8th, 15th, and 22nd to meet all kinds of different student organizations.

With over 500+ registered student orgs, there is definitely a place for you! PLUS, on the last Org Fair Friday, September 22nd, is the annual MSSC BLOCK PARTY! Make sure to bring some friends, enjoy some food, and have a blast!


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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