Other Events

There are so many beloved campus events and activities that take place throughout the year. Here are some upcoming spring events and activities to look forward to.

The Final Lap

The Final Lap


Annually in December and May

Successfully cross the end-of-semester finish line! Open to all GW students, the Final Lap is designed to provide stress reduction opportunities prior to and during final exams. See the full lineup of events and resources!

Halfway to Graduation

Halfway to graduation website graphic. "The office of student life invites you to celebrate halfway to graduation"


Annually in March through May

Halfway to Graduation celebrates and commemorates the Class of 2024 for reaching the halfway point of their journey at GW. It is a time to reflect on their beginning, celebrate their accomplishments, and look forward to the rest of their time at the university.



Two students sitting in the middle of H St drawing with chalk


Annually in April

Chalk-In is a GW tradition that provides members of the GW community an opportunity to celebrate art, relax, and relieve stress before finals. Follow @StudentLifeAtGW on Instagram to learn about the 41st Annual Chalk-In in April 2022!

Back to the Vern

Four students sitting at a table enjoying brunch at Back to the Vern


Annually in May

A beloved tradition that invites all graduating seniors who lived on the Mount Vernon Campus their first-year to reunite with each other for an afternoon of food, fun, and memories!