Mount Vernon Campus Resources


Students walking into a Mount Vernon building

Welcome to the Mount Vernon Campus at GW!

The George Washington University’s Mount Vernon Campus is located in the verdant Berkley neighborhood of Northwest Washington, DC, just three miles northwest of the Foggy Bottom Campus. The campus is an integral part of the GW experience and features a variety of academic, residential and social options for students. The Mount Vernon Campus offers an abundance of resources to residents and visitors. 

Visit the Mount Vernon Campus Website


Post Hall


The Mount Vernon Campus is home to a wide variety of spaces designed to suit any need. From historic venues of Hand Chapel, Post Hall, and the Webb Building to the modern, collaborative rooms in Ames Hall, Eckles Auditorium, and West Hall, our campus is ready to host your next event, whether that is a meeting, conference, reception, or any other type of event. 

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (202) 242-5117

 West Hall Dining. Chef serving a student at the sandwhich bar.


The Mount Vernon Campus offers three on-campus dining options, provided by our dining partner, Chartwells, including Pelham Commons, The Grill, and Buff & Brew Cafe.

Package Services Lockers

Mail & Package Services

The Mail Services office is located in West Hall, Suite B-114A. Student mailboxes are located on the B1 Level of West Hall, across from the Fitness Center.



Vern express Shuttle

The Vern Express

The Vern Express shuttle routes provide transportation between GW's Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses.


Parking Garage


All visitors and guests of the Mount Vernon Campus must park in the Mount Vernon Campus Garage where the advertised rates apply. As a visitor you are not allowed to park on the streets surrounding and adjacent to the campus. Parking in those locations are subject to fines and/or towing.



Safety & Security

GWPD continuously patrols Mount Vernon Campus throughout each day, provides crime prevention education to the community, and coordinates safety and security for a variety of special events that affect campus security throughout the year. Students should feel free to engage officers if they have questions or concerns about any safety issues.



Exterior of Eckles Library

Eckles Library

As a member of the GW University Libraries, Eckles is dedicated to serving the information needs of all GW students, faculty and staff. Eckles provides a comfortable, relaxed academic environment for study, award-winning staff for research help, and free tutoring to help our students excel.             

Softball field with GW Athletics logo

Athletic Facilities

The Mount Vernon Campus Athletic Facility opened in 2001 and is home to the six Colonials' varsity sports: lacrosse, women's soccer, men's soccer, softball, women's tennis. The facility includes a synthetic turf athletic field for soccer and lacrosse which was renovated in summer 2011, a softball field which was renovated in summer 2015, a six-lane, 25-yard outdoor pool, 11 hard courts for tennis and a fitness center.

Exterior of West Hall

Residence Halls

The Mount Vernon Campus features six residence halls dedicated to giving students a traditional college experience, with the halls providing a variety of living arrangements, from traditional shared rooms to suite-style spaces and single-gender dorms. 

Campus Living & Residential Education manages all stages of the room assignment process for on-campus housing for both undergraduate and graduate students during the academic year and during the summer.


Students posing for a photo

Living Learning Communities

Mount Vernon Campus is home to a growing number of innovative living and learning communities for students who want to combine a small-college experience with the resources and opportunities available at a major university. Mount Vernon also provides special programs for residents, from cultural events to special excursions around the greater Washington metro area.


Students using lights in class project

Academic Programs

Mount Vernon Campus is home to many academic programs and departments. Classes for both undergraduate and graduate students take place on campus.