GW’s Response to COVID-19

Our campus operations continue to be guided by our commitment to the health and safety of the GW community. Learn more about how we are moving onward. For information and resources on COVID-19, visit the CDC’s website.


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GW Is Top Medium Enrollment Producer of National Study Abroad Scholarship

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GW was named the top producer among medium-sized higher education institutions for the Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad, which diversifies the student population that studies abroad and the destinations of study. The honor comes as a huge source of pride, as GW has increased efforts to have a diversity of student voices, upbringings, financial backgrounds and fields of study represented through study abroad across the globe. According to the Office for Study Abroad, more than 1,000 GW students study abroad each academic year in more than 150 programs.




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Corcoran Students Capture College Photography Honors

Three students from the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design won awards at the prestigious College Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing work that included intimate portraits of a Washington, D.C. couple who served a combined 50 years in prison and a series exploring the photographer’s relationship with her sister during the COVID-19 pandemic. The competition recognizes premier photojournalism and documentary work from undergraduate and graduate students and chose from 10,000 images entered by 535 students from 116 colleges and universities in 35 countries.

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GWSB Career Opportunities in Financial Services Industry

The GW School of Business partnered with the Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking for opportunities for students interested in working in the financial services industry. The partnership includes chances for internships and experiential learning by promoting the Financial Services Academy, a year-round program for high school, college and postdoctoral students. Through this, GWSB students can apply the knowledge they’ve learned in their programs to solve problems in our local community.

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"Thomas Buergenthal visited my Holocaust class @GWtweets today and I’ll never forget it. It was the first time in my life hearing from a Holocaust survivor directly. Research through text is one thing. Hearing directly from the person is another."

Gavin Coble

BA Political Science '19

A Diverse Community is a Strong Community

Collaboration, Respect, Openness and Diversity are core values that define the George Washington University (GW). The Accessibility Notice and Equal Opportunity (EO) Statement shared here reflect our desire to make this a welcoming and inclusive space for all students, visitors and members of our broader community.


Accessibility Notice

The George Washington University (GW) is committed to making all web properties and web content accessible and usable for everyone, including people with disabilities, by employing principles of universal design and striving to conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

If you experience a barrier that affects your ability to access GW websites, videos or other digital content, please let us know.

Equal Opportunity (EO) Statement

The George Washington University does not unlawfully discriminate against any person on any basis prohibited by federal law, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, or other applicable law, including without limitation, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, or familial or marital status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the university, including admission to education programs and employment.