Student Affairs empowers the personal and academic development of




"In the Division for Student Affairs, you'll meet a team of people committed to enhancing the GW student experience. We are here for you from the first day you step on campus through to commencement: planning your orientation, advising your student organizations, creating your home away from home, and so much more."

Colette Coleman
Vice Provost for Student Affairs & Dean of Students

Colette Coleman

What's Happening in DSA

Orientation Leaders hold a "welcome" sign in the student center.
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Welcome to GW!

The Division for Student Affairs is so excited to have you join our vibrant community and to be a part of the next cohort of leaders and change-makers that are developed here at GW. We have so much planned for you, starting with New Student Orientation!

George's Essentials
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New Podcast for Students

George's Essentials is a brand new podcast, premiering Summer 2023 for all new students! Learn more about life at GW and stay up-to-date with all things Orientation. New episodes come out every two weeks!

George Mascot holding a felt pennant saying "Revolutionaries"
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Raise High, Go Revs!

After 12 months, 47,000 points of feedback and 8,000 moniker suggestions whittled down in a comprehensive community engagement process to four finalists, the university announced its new moniker: the Revolutionaries.


Banner that reads "welcome to GW" hanging from the Tempietto in Kogan Plaza

Every day, we’re helping   students find pride of place at GW 


of the GW undergraduate student population is a member of a fraternity or sorority


of first-year students made at least one connection with another student during New Student Orientation


undergraduate and graduate students are involved in at least one student organization


student stories

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Veteran Fulfills Dream Career

The William and Joanne Conway Transitioning Warriors Nursing Scholars Initiative at GW helps veterans like Elizabeth Kovacich enter the civilian nursing workforce. Read more!

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VIDEO: GW Here & Now

What's Good? If Someone Was Coming to DC For A Day What Would You Recommend They Do?

Watch the full video!