GW’s Response to COVID-19

The fall 2020 semester is underway, with a limited number of students living on campus and the majority of undergraduate and graduate classes taking place remotely. Virtual instruction will continue for the spring 2021 semester. Learn more about our enhanced health and safety efforts as well as our response to COVID-19. For information and resources on COVID-19, visit the CDC’s website.


GW is creative, evolving, inspiring, determined, fearless, passionate, groundbreaking, cutting-edge, imaginative, global, driven, talented, connected, caring, engaged

No matter what subjects we pursue, we’ve all come here to

change the course of history.



Make an Impact

GW Students Help D.C. Children Learn Social Justice




Virtual meeting room with Justice Breyer and students as part of the GW Presidential Distinguished Event Series

Students Join Justice Breyer in Virtual Meet & Greet

Based on factors such as leadership on campus, 19 students were chosen to participate in a virtual meet and greet with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer as part of GW’s Presidential Distinguished Event Series. Despite the distance, our students still have #OnlyatGW opportunities from wherever they are studying this semester.

Male holding up American Flag near crowd between buildings

Corcoran Students Document 2020 Election

In the week during which votes were cast and tabulated, photojournalism students at our Corcoran School of Arts and Design documented the faces of the election in their communities in cities across the country.


"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.