Graduate Student Welcome Ceremony

All new graduate and professional students and their families are cordially invited to attend Graduate Welcome events on Thursday, August 23, 2018. The day will feature several events for new students, including a student services fair, a formal welcome ceremony featuring special speakers and university administrators, and a welcome reception where new students can mingle and network. Space is limited for the Graduate Welcome Ceremony and Reception. RSVP here:

Graduate Student Services Fair

Thursday, August 23, 2018
District House Basement Level 2, 2121 H ST NW
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

The Graduate Services Fair will feature departments and offices from across the university, as well as graduate student organizations and outside vendors. Attending the fair will allow you to learn about all of the many services and opportunities available to graduate students at The George Washington University.

Graduate Student Welcome Ceremony

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St NW
5:00 - 6:00 PM

The Graduate Welcome Ceremony is the formal welcome to GW for all new graduate students. The ceremony will feature speakers from the administration, the GW alumni association, and current graduate students. All new students will receive the special GW lapel pin that marks their entry into the GW community.

Graduate Student Welcome Reception

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Kogan Plaza and Mid-Campus Quad
6:00 - 7:00 PM

*In case of rain, the reception will be held in Lisner Auditorium Basement, 730 21st ST NW*

A reception featuring light refreshments will follow the ceremony. Students and their guests are encouraged to meet and network with university staff and other new students.

Graduate Welcome Ceremony 2018

Thank you to all who attended the 2018 Graduate Student Welcome Fair and Ceremony. If you were unable to attend, please check out the video of Ceremony here!