Senior Week

Senior week scrapbook letters on white loose leaf paper

Senior Week 2024

Seniors, are you ready to celebrate your final days as a GW undergrad?

Class Year Programs is proud to present our first annual Senior Week! An exciting new GW tradition that's all about celebrating YOU and how far you've come at GW. Get ready for a week packed with unforgettable #OnlyatGW moments like Senior Laser Tag, Last Night carnival, and oh, yeah, an EXCLUSIVE Class of 2024 Cruise with Whitlow's on Water!

Senior Week will take place from May 10th, to May 16th, with each day offering students a variety of activities to choose from. Spots for certain events will be LIMITED! Check out the schedule below and make make sure to RSVP today to make the most of your final week on campus.

Friday, May 10

theree students in a crowd pose for commencement

Senior Flash Portraits

8 - 10 am / Location TBD

Seniors! Do you still need senior photos? Don't stress! We're offering exclusive Flash Portraits for a limited number of students! These flash sessions will range from 5-10 minutes, and will be an opportunity for you to take some pictures to celebrate your time at GW! Spots are limited, so RSVP soon!

Fondue with foods to dip

Seniors, Let's Dip! 

5 - 7 pm / Columbian Square

Seniors, let's dip! Join the dining team in Columbian Square on 5/10 to kick off senior week with chocolate fondue! Dip your favorite snacks, and grab your Exclusive Class of 2024 senior crown! RSVP on Engage now!

Sunday, May 12

We welcome and encourage your feedback on the program and ideas for future events. District Connections is coordinated by GW’s Student Life team. Please contact [email protected] or 202-994-6555 with questions. 

We welcome and encourage your feedback - let us know how we’re doing!

Wednesday, May 15


Insomnia Cookies

Senior Cookie Giveaway

5-7 pm / South Hall Lobby

Seniors, don't forget your sweet treat! Stop by the South Hall lobby and grab a cookie of your choice from GW's favorite cookie spot, Insomnia Cookies! RSVP on Engage now!

Students playing carnival games

Last Night

8 - 10 pm / University Student Center

Seniors! You've heard of First Night, but it's time to get ready for Last Night! This year, we're inviting you and your families to stop by the University Student Center for your last chance to say goodbye to your home at GW. We've got all of your favorite things from First Night, like our mechanical bull, carnival trailers, plenty of free food, and MORE! 

Bring your family by and celebrate your last night as a GW student! RSVP on Engage now!


 Thursday, May 16


GW Graduates under the Washington Monument throwing their caps in the air

MSSC Graduation

9 am / Lisner Auditorium

16th Annual GW MSSC Graduation Celebration. Commemorating and honoring the accomplishments of the diverse graduating students in the MSSC community

Each graduate will receive 8 guest tickets

Veterans talking outside

Salute to Success! An MVS Lunch

12 - 2 pm / MVS Community Center

Congrats, MVS Seniors! You've made it to graduation. To celebrate your accomplishments and success at GW, stop by the MVS townhouse and join the Military and Veteran Services team for a final lunch! Food will be provided. RSVP on Engage now!

people eating cupcakes with sparling pom poms

First Gen Families Table

3 - 6 pm / University Student Center 1st Floor

Getting to graduation takes a village, and it's important to celebrate the incredible people who helped our students make it across the finish line! Stop by the first-gen families tabling event to grab some swag for your family and supporters.