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

Three students wearing pink laying on grass, smiling up at the camera
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NEW: Buff & Bloom Week

April 10-15

Buff and Bloom Week is the newest campus tradition for all things spring, cherry blossoms, and GW! Get ready for a week jam-packed with numerous events, programs, and spectacular activities.

Sherry Leung and Celia Barrientos
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Meet the Student Support Team

The Student Support team aims to create an inclusive and welcoming environment to support students in building skills around self-awareness, self-advocacy, resilience, and navigating the university to maximize their GW experience. We work with students who are going through challenges during their time at GW.

Four students posing under the tempietto on Kogan Plaza with pink, blue and gold balloons
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Class of 2025: Halfway to Graduation

Halfway to Graduation celebrates and commemorates annually the Sophomore Class for reaching the halfway point of their journey at GW. It is a time to reflect on their beginning, celebrate their accomplishments, and look forward to the rest of their time at the university. 


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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Sheep ‘Mow' GW Garden

GW's Grow Garden is in the local spotlight on NBC4 News - watch the video!

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Sustainable Clothing Options

Read how this thrift shop started by four GW students incorporates socially conscious values into business model.

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Event Recap: GW Gala

Glamour and good vibes abounded at the return of a signature Program Board event.