• A Front Seat to History

      D.C. is a city full of leaders, impactors and innovators but you won’t have to go far to meet them. You’ll hear them speak at historic venues on campus (with other celebrities sitting right next to you), chat in the produce section at Whole Foods, run into them on the street or even take a selfie while waiting for your morning coffee.

    • It's Never Too Early to Explore

      One of the many perks of living on our campuses in the heart of the nation’s capital: A 10-minute walk, bike or Metro ride from Foggy Bottom will take you almost anywhere in D.C., even to the National Mall in time to snap that perfect sunrise photo.

    • Why Not?

      一道本不卡免费高清Many dream of interning at the White House and at GW, it’s a reality — in Spring 2016, we had more participants than any other school. So if you get chosen, you can not only walk to your internship from your residence hall or class, but you can also play a critical role in an honored D.C. tradition.



    An Incredible Education Always Within Reach

    students walking through Kogan Plaza on Foggy Bottom Campus on fall day




    Foggy Bottom Campus

    GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus sits just blocks from the White House, U.S. State Department, the National Mall and world-class research centers, providing students with one-of-a-kind learning and internship experiences. You won’t have to walk far to find unparalleled educational opportunities: Dozens of the finest research and liberal arts learning facilities in the region can be found around every corner at GW. On campus, you’ll study and live with peers from all over the world while learning from renowned faculty in our classrooms.

    Explore Foggy Bottom


    Foggy Bottom is a 15 minute shuttle ride away from Mount Vernon Campus on the Vern Express 

    Mount Vernon Campus clock tower exterior




    Mount Vernon Campus

    If you’re looking for open-air lawns and lush green spaces within D.C.’s metropolitan setting, you’ll find it at our Mount Vernon Campus, affectionately known as "The Vern," which sits three miles northwest of Foggy Bottom. The Vern’s 25-acre campus is composed of athletic facilities and residence halls and is never more than a short ride from Foggy Bottom on our Vern Express shuttle, which is available 24 hours a day.

    Explore the Vern


    By Car, By Metro or By Modem 

    Virginia Science and Technology Campus building exterior




    Virginia Campuses and Online Education

    一道本不卡免费高清Our Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) houses facilities dedicated to nationally recognized STEM-H programs related to health sciences, big data and analytics, high-performance computing and more. Graduate education centers in Alexandria and Arlington provide educational opportunities to local working professionals, while a growing number of online programs make it possible for students around the world to attain a GW education.

    Explore VSTC

    Explore Distance Education Opportunities



    一道本不卡免费高清 you can live in groups of like-minded students who share the same passion for sports, literature, film and more. Our — such as the Women’s Leadership Program and the Politics and Values Community — integrate critical thinking into residential life.

    All new buildings and major renovation projects at GW are constructed to meet current accessibility standards, and all shuttles serving GW routes are designed to meet ADA accessibility guidelines and requirements for safe and secure transportation.


    Thurston Hall

    Thurston Hall Room -

    Take a look inside Thurston, which houses more than 1,110 of our first-year students. Rooms include options for four-, five- and six-person suites as well as a limited number of doubles and triples. 

    District House

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    一道本不卡免费高清District House is our newest and second largest residence hall. While some students can live in two-bedroom units holding four people or studios holding two, District House also has special affinity housing where 16-20 students from approved student organizations can live, learn and experience together. 

    Dining at GW


    No matter your dietary preferences or your busy schedule, your dining plan provides you with unique, healthy and convenient options to meet your needs and tastes.


    Campus Safety

    一道本不卡免费高清Student safety is a top priority at GW, and our provides a secure campus environment at each of our locations with the partnership of all areas of our university. We also partner with local law enforcement and the community to keep our students safe. With more than 100 sworn officers, the protects the community by providing 24-hour patrol services to the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses and overseeing security at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus.

    If you experience an emergency on campus, you can download the to set off a silent alarm on your phone or use it to report crime tips. When you’re looking for a safe ride around Foggy Bottom, schedule a , a late-night service that transports you to and from buildings on campus. You can schedule your ride up to two hours in advance and can track the van’s progress as it arrives to pick you up.

    Emergency updates are available for students and their families on our website.