Under the leadership of Senior Vice Provost, Enrollment and the Student Experience (ESE) is a division comprised of multiple office that interactive with students throughout all phases of the student lifecycle. ESE's integrated approach is to provide a cohesive experience built upon three core values: genuine collaboration, taking a comprehensive approach to problem-solving, and most important, putting students at the center of the work.
At the Center for Career Services, you’ll find the resources to help you create your individualized career success plan that will lead you to the right experiences for you - whether it’s an internship, a work-study job, or a cooperative education experience that enhances your classroom education. Hundreds of employers vie for your attention at GW’s annual career fairs, industry expos, and on-campus recruiting and networking events. With specialized support from the Center’s expert consultants and state-of-the-art online resources, you can assess your professional goals and interests and sharpen your skills with a resume review or a mock interview. The Center for Career Services also has programs and resources to help you tap into the GW alumni network and connect with over 250,000 GW graduates.
The Colonial Health Center (CHC) provides integrated confidential, student centered services in an accessible, safe, culturally sensitive, and supportive environment. The CHC seeks to promote healthy lifestyle choices and to holistically support the physical and emotional well-being of students in order to achieve academic success.
Graduate Enrollment Management maintains strong ties and collaborations with school-based admissions offices throughout the university, providing centralized support for marketing, recruitment, admissions, and student services.
Military and Veteran Services is committed to providing our military-affiliated students with excellence in service through timely and accurate benefit processing, high quality customer service, and supportive community building activities. We're here to help our student veterans, dependents and military personnel who are using military education benefits understand how their benefits work towards funding their education. Our office can also help students in their transition from combat to college and help students find resources that are specifically designed for members of the military and their dependents.
The Office for the Student Experience (OSE) brings learning out of the classroom and our innovative programs are personalized to ensure you achieve academic success. From first-year students, to first-generation students, to transfer students, to graduate and professional students, OSE tailors services and events to reach all populations.
Over 7,500 students living on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses make our residence halls the dynamic intersection of city and school. GW Housing will find the right housing option for you to ensure your academic success. Off campus students will find a wealth of information with the Office of Off-Campus Student Affairs, which will help you find new places to live and explore in the larger Washington metropolitan area.
Join one of over 450 student organizations and pursue your passion while building our campus community. Further enhance your student experience with Fraternity and Sorority Life, another vibrant part of the GW experience. GW TRAiLS and the SUMMIT Outdoor Challenge Course will help you engage with other students and connect with the great outdoors.
The GW Presidential Fellowship, founded in 1989, offers high-achieving seniors the opportunity for professional development and a Master’s degree at the university. In return, the Fellows contribute to the advancement of our community by serving as ambassadors through their academic, professional, and personal involvement.
The Office of the Registrar is dedicated to providing the best possible service to all members of the GW community. The office maintains academic records from enrollment through graduation and offers a wide range of services in the areas of classroom scheduling, enrollment verification, registration, requirements tracking, transcripts, and degree conferral. We support the university's mission to promote lifelong learning by administering the various academic policies of the university and providing support to students, faculty, administrators, and alumni.
The Office of Student Financial Assistance administers financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students. The mission of the Financial Aid staff is to assist students and parents as they apply for and receive financial aid resources.
President George Washington’s vision was a national university that would educate the next generation of citizen leaders. Our staff members in the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities, the Office of Civility & Community Standards, and the Office of Academic Integrity manage numerous outreach programs and initiatives that focus on respect, civility, integrity, and community responsibility. George Washington knew that success is not measured solely in terms of individual well-being, but also in how we contribute to the greater good.
The Office for Student Success (OSS) is committed to fostering an inclusive campus community that is responsive and supportive of each student’s academic and personal journey. We are here to assist students as they navigate GW, as they seek to find connection and to realize their goals. We also work closely with students, faculty, staff and families to ensure holistic support for students who are encountering academic or personal challenges. We strive to create a culture focused on successful student outcomes through collaboration, communication and promotion of data-informed practices and special programs, which positively impact college readiness, retention, satisfaction, graduation, and the overall student experience.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions works to help prospective first-year and transfer students, both in the United States and around the world, in their college search. Our staff welcomes thousands of students and their families to campus each year, reviews applications for admission, and help prospective students determine if GW is the best fit for their academic goals. The office also coordinates
New Student Orientation, which aims to aid in the academic, personal, social, and cultural transition of new undergraduate students and their families to the GW and D.C. communities.