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Important Numbers


  • Foggy Bottom Campus: 202-994-6111
  • Mount Vernon Campus: 202-242-6111


  • Foggy Bottom Campus: 202-994-6110
  • Mount Vernon Campus: 202-242-6110

911: Metropolitan Police in D.C. and Virginia can be contacted in an emergency, even if GW Police have been contacted.

GW Recorded Information Line

For updates on weather delays or incidents that may affect the GW community

  • Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses: 202-994-5050
  • Virginia Campus: 703-726-8333

Other University Resources

Washington D.C. Resources

D.C. Metropolitan Police Department

  • Emergency: 911
  • Non-emergency: 311
  • Non-emergency outside D.C.: 202-737-4404

Emergency Fire and EMS

  • D.C. Fire: 911
  • D.C. Emergency Medical Services: 911
  • Non-Emergency: 202-673-3331

Other Important Numbers

Emergency Communications

The University utilizes several different mediums to notify GW students, staff, faculty, and community members of emergency situations and safety-related information.