Admitted Students

Welcome to the Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD)! Here at GSEHD, we host an Admitted Students Day in early spring and New Student Orientation's at the beginning of each semester. You can learn more about these events below. We hope that you’ll be able to take advantage of these ways to connect with the GW, GSEHD, and larger DC community!

New Student Orientation

For new students that are preparing to begin coursework at GSEHD- 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 will also invited to participate in upcoming New Student Orientation events/webinars, where you can learn about more resources and meet other members of the GSEHD community.

Spring 2018 New Student Orientation

Spring 2018 New Student Orientation Sessions

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

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!

Spring 2018 New Student Welcome Celebration

  • Friday, January 26, 2018 from 4:30 - 7:00 pm. RSVP Here
  • Office of Student Life, 2136 G St, NW Washington, DC 20052

Join us for drinks and appetizers as we welcome you to the GSEHD community and celebrate the start of the Spring 2018 semester! This is a great opportunity to meet new and returning GSEHD students, and get to know the faculty and staff who are here to support you.

Summer/Fall 2018 New Student Orientation

Summer/Fall 2018 New Student Orientation dates will be released in the spring of 2018

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.

Admitted Students Day

Spring 2018 Admitted Students Day

Spring 2018 Admitted Students Day Coming Soon

Begin your transformation by registering for Admitted Students Day. We invite all newly admitted students to our Admitted Students Day events to connect with our faculty, current and newly admitted students, and staff so that you can learn more about your program. Already know that you want to join our community? Commit to GSEHD here.

Tentative Schedule of Events

  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Registration & Check-In, Marvin Center Continental Ballroom (3rd floor)
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Greetings from Executive Director/Lunch with Faculty and Current Students
  • 2:30 PM - 3:10 PM Dean's Welcome & Student Life Presentation
  • 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM Breakout Session 1
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Breakout Session 2
  • Additional Event:

  • 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Trivia Nite
  • Breakout Sessions

  • Funding Your Graduate Education
  • Learn more about available resources and options to assist in the financing of your graduate education. Hear about federal assistance, GSEHD merit-based & endowment opportunities, along with graduate assistantship & fellowship experiences available.

  • Masters Student Panel Or Doctoral Student Panel
  • Learn about current student experiences at GSEHD and opportunities for research and professional development.

    Additional Information

  • Accommodations: Where to Sleep and Eat in DC
  • Directions: How to Get Here and Where to Park
  • Sneak peek of our campus: Virtual Tour
  • Not able to join us in person for Admitted Students Day? Participate in an Admitted Student Webinar! More info coming soon.