Welcome Events

Welcome to GW! We're excited to have you here. At the beginning of each semester, GW SEAS hosts several events for you to learn more about the school, your resources, and meet your classmates.

 

SEAS MS/PhD/Certificate Orientations - Fall 2023

 

SEAS MS/Certificate Orientations

For Fall 2023, we are holding two virtual orientations and one in-person orientation for new Fall 2023 MS and Certificate students. In these orientations we will go over more specific information on advising, housing, tips to be successful, resources, policies, and answer any questions that you have. Please note that all 3 orientations will cover the same information.

 

MS/Certificate In-Person Orientation
Date: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023
Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm EST
Location: In-Person location to be emailed out 3 days prior to the event. Seating is on a first come basis due to the capacity of the room.
Register Here

 

SEAS PhD Orientations

For Fall 2023, we are holding one virtual information session and one in-person orientation for new Fall 2023 PhD students. In the information session we will go over general information on advising, housing, and answer any questions that you have. For the mandatory in-person orientation we will go over more specific information on program requirements, tips to be successful, resources, policies, and answer any questions that you have. 


PhD In-Person Orientation
Date: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm EST
Location: In-Person location to be emailed out prior to the event.

 

SEAS Welcome Events

Welcome Week Tabling
Dates: Tuesday, August 22st, 2023 through Thursday, August 24th, 2023
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm ET
Location: Outside of Suite 2500
Please join the SEAS Office of Graduate Admissions and Student Services at our table Monday through Thursday for the week that classes start to ask any quick questions that you might have, meet members of our team, learn more about our services, and grab small giveaways.

 

SEAS Welcome Happy Hour
Date: Friday, September 8th
Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm ET
Location: Proper 21 on K Street
Please join the SEAS Office of Graduate Admissions and Student Services at a welcome happy hour for SEAS graduate students. Please stop by and join us for drinks and light hors d'oeuvres while we socialize and gear up for the new semester! This is a first come, first serve event for SEAS graduate students only, and space is limited. You must bring your passport or driver's license to confirm your age. Please also bring your GW student ID card as we will be verifying that you are a SEAS graduate student prior to entering the event.

 

New Graduate Student Welcome Reception and Student Services Fair
Date: Monday, August 21, 2023
Time: 4:30-7:30 PM

Location:
University Student Center
801 21st Street, 3rd Floor
Reception - Grand Ballroom

 

 

 

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