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Terms of Use

Visitor Agreement

Welcome to The George Washington University’s (“GW”) Web site, a resource to help you find anything and everything about the University.  By accessing or using the Web site you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by this Visitor Agreement ("Agreement").

The Web is an evolving medium. GW may change the terms of this Agreement from time to time without notice.  By continuing to use this Web site following the posting of such changes, you agree to be bound by this Agreement, as modified. GW may change, restrict access to, suspend, or discontinue this Web site, or any portion of this Web site, at any time.


We encourage you to contact us in regards to any questions, comments, suggestions, or other feedback you have about the Web site. Feedback may be sent to the following e-mail address:   You acknowledge and agree that any feedback provided by you to the University is non-confidential and the University shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of it for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.

Proprietary Rights in Web site Content; Limited License

All content on the GW Web site, including designs, text, graphics, pictures, video, information, applications, software, music, sound and other files, and their selection and arrangement (the "Web site Content"), is the property of the University or its licensors with all rights reserved.  You may occasionally copy individual items of the Web site solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact.


The University Web site and any University graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names are registered trademarks or trade dress of the University in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Copyright Complaints

We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you are an owner of intellectual property and you believe your intellectual property has been improperly posted or distributed via this Web site, please notify us by sending an email to or by sending a notice by U.S. Mail to: 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 250, Washington DC 20052, Attention: Legal Department. In your e-mail or letter, you will need to include all of the notice elements listed in the DMCA at 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3). Please be aware that the DMCA makes copyright owners liable if they materially misrepresent that a user's content is infringing.

Choice of Law/Forum Selection

GW is located in Washington DC.  You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or any content posted to a GW Web site, including copies and republication thereof, whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law, will be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You further consent to the personal jurisdiction of and exclusive venue in the federal and state courts located in and serving the District of Columbia as the legal forum for any such dispute.

Disclaimer of Warranty/Limitation of Liability

These web sites and any information, products or services therein are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchant ability, fitness for use of a particular purpose, or noninfringement.

GW does not warrant, and hereby disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any Web site, information obtained from a Web site, or link to a Web site. GW does not warrant that its Web sites will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that its Web sites are free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of information obtained from or through these Web sites is at your own risk.

You agree that GW will not be liable to you for any loss or damages, either actual or consequential, arising out of or relating to these terms, or to your (or any third party's) use or inability to use a site, or to your placement of content on a web site, or to your reliance upon information obtained from or through a web site. In particular, GW will have no liability for any consequential, indirect, punitive, special or incidental damages, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, (including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, errors, loss of data, or interruption in availability of data), arising out of or relating to this agreement, your use or inability to use a web site, or any purchases on this web site, or your placement of content on a web site, or to your reliance upon information obtained from or through a web site, whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law.

GW makes no representation regarding your ability to transmit and receive information from or through the Web sites and you agree and acknowledge that your ability to access the Web sites may be impaired. GW disclaims any and all liability resulting from or related to such events.


You agree to indemnify and hold GW harmless from any claims, losses or damages, including legal fees, resulting from your violation of this Agreement and your use of a GW Web site or your placement of any content onto a GW Web site, and to fully cooperate in GW's defense against any such claims.


The Web sites may contain errors and omissions relating to product description, pricing and availability. We reserve the right to correct errors or omissions without prior notice.


This Visitor Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and GW and its affiliates with respect to the subject matter herein and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements.