Admitted Students

Welcome to the Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD)! We hope that you’ll be able to take advantage of these ways to connect with the GW, GSEHD, and larger DC community!

For new students starting - please be sure to check out our New Student Orientation video! This video is designed to highlight key supports and resources that you should be aware of before starting your first semester. You're also invited to participate in all August New Student Orientation events listed below, where you can learn about more resources and meet other members of the GSEHD community.

New Student Orientation

Fall 2017 New Student Orientation Sessions

Choose one of the in-person or online sessions to learn more about how Office of Student Life can support you during your time at GSEHD! These sessions are for admitted students.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

  • 12 - 1 pm EST: Online Orientation Session. RSVP here
  • 5 - 6 pm EST: Online Orientation Session. RSVP here

Thursday, August 24, 2017

  • 12 - 1 pm EST: Online Orientation Session. RSVP here
  • 5 - 6 pm EST: Online Orientation Session. RSVP here

In these online sessions, we will discuss class registration, student resources, and frequently asked questions. This is an interactive session led by the Student Services and Career Services staff. In order to participate, you will need to have access to a computer with internet. You will be asked to participate by responding to questions via audio, video, and/or the chat feature. We look forward to speaking with you!

Friday, August 25, 2017

3 - 4 pm EST. New Student Campus Tour.


4:30 - 6:30 pm EST: Office of Student Life Open House and Welcome Event.

RSVP here

Office of Student Life, 2136 G ST, NW Washington, DC 20052

  • Stop by the Office of Student Life townhouse to meet Admissions, Student Services, and Career Services staff.
  • Get your LinkedIn headshot
  • Refreshments
  • Meet Admissions, Student Services, Career Services staff

Welcome to the GSEHD community at The George Washington University! Please join us for an evening of connecting with faculty, staff, and other incoming students at the Graduate School of Education & Human Development (GSEHD).

Saturday, August 26, 2017

10 am - 2:30 pm EST: GSEHD New Student Orientation.

RSVP here

Marvin Center, 800 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052

Join us for a day of building community and making connections between you, your peers, and GSEHD. Attendees will hear from school leadership and current students about academic success, student life, and navigating the transition to graduate school. The day will be engaging and informative - a time to connect with colleagues and resources. More info coming soon.

GSEHD Resources

Getting to Know GW