Fall 2021 Orientation Week, August 22nd-29th

First-Year Orientation takes place the week following first-year move-in and includes co-curricular programs, academic sessions, social activities, and opportunities to explore campus and the city. Events and activities are both in-person and online. More information will be provided via email over the summer about co-curricular program offerings. Check out the next steps for new students, preview the Orientation program schedule, and get to know the O-Team before you arrive to campus this fall!


Chat with Current Students

Tune in weekly in June to Real Talk GW and Affinity Chats. Follow us on Instagram (@StudentLifeatGW) for dates & topics. Hosted by students for students!

Real Talk Logo: "Real Talk' with the Orientation Logo in the Center as a microphone

Student driven and designed, Real Talk GW is a podcast-like series with current GW students discussing topics related to the student experience. Tune in on Instagram Live @StudentLifeatGW!

Affinity Chats Logo: "Affinity Chats" with New Student Orientation Logo

An extension of our student-led conversation Real Talk, Affinity Chats provides new students with opportunities to engage with affinity-based community groups across GW in an unfiltered, informative live session through Instagram. Tune in on Instagram Live @StudentLifeatGW!


For more information on events and activiteis follow us on Instagram (@StudentLifeatGW)!