Alumni Weekend 2010


Please note: You MUST have your nametag with you at all times, as it guarantees your admittance to Alumni Weekend activities. All attendees can pick up their nametags, entrance passes and updated information at the Alumni Weekend Welcome Center, located in the Great Hall of the Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW, at the following times:

Friday: 9 a.m - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Club Quarters Hotel
839 17th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20006-3940
(202) 974-4222
For discount, mention that you are a GW alumnus.

The Fairmont
2401 M Street,
Washington D.C.
For discount, use code NGWU

Renaissance Washington DC, Dupont Circle
1143 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Call for special GWU rates - mention code U79
or visit

The Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC
For discount, call and mention that you are a GW alumnus

The River Inn
924 25th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
For 15% discount, use code COLONIAL11

State Plaza Hotel
2117 E Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 861-8200
For discount, mention “GW Travel” (discount depends on occupancy).

Washington Marriott
1221 22nd Street, NW
Call for special GWU rates - mention code U79
or visit

Washington Suites Georgetown
2500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 333-8060
For 15% discount, use code COLONIAL11

Madison Hotel
1177 15th St, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Call for Special discounted GW Alumni Rate


Parking is available to alumni during Alumni Weekend at the discounted rate of $8/day or $24 for a three-day pass.

The Academic Center Garage, 801 22nd Street (Garage entrance on I Street, between 21st and 22nd streets)
Friday, September 16 - Sunday, September 18, Open 24 hrs

The Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street NW (Garage entrance on 19th Street, which is a one-way street)
Friday, September 16: 6:45 a.m. - Midnight
Saturday, September 17: 8 a.m. - Midnight

The Marvin Center, 800 21st Street (Garage entrance on 21st and H Streets)
Friday, September 16 - Sunday, September 18: 6:45 a.m. - Midnight


Child care is available during Alumni Weekend 2011 through well-known Washington, D.C. agencies. Caregivers from these agencies will work directly with you, and cater to your desired time frames and locations, including local hotels. We recognize that your child’s care is of the utmost importance. Please note that The George Washington University makes no representation as to these child care entities. As such, please investigate these agencies to determine your comfort level with them.

White House Nannies 
Daily Agency Referral Fee: $65
Hourly Rate: $16-$20

SeekingSitters DC Metro
(owned by Lisa Opolion, MBA GWSB ’00)
Mention GW Alumni Weekend for a discounted rate.


Most facilities at The George Washington University are ADA compliant. If you have special needs or for further information, please call Disability Support Services at 202-994-8250 (TTD/Voice).


The Vern Express, a free shuttle service connecting the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses, is available to all alumni. The primary Foggy Bottom Campus departure point is from 23rd and H streets, NW (Fulbright Hall), except on weekdays from 6am to 10am when the primary departure point is from 21st and H streets, NW (Marvin Center). Please visit or call 202-242-6673 for more information.