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

  • 12 -1 pm EST. RSVP
  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm EST. RSVP

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
  • 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

Admitted Students Webinars

Register for one of the Admitted Students Webinars, taking place throughout March and April. Webinars will allow you to learn more about the numerous opportunities within GSEHD, and available only at GW.
The webinar will cover:

  • What makes GSEHD unique
  • Tuition Support and Services
  • Current Student Experiences

Choose from four sessions (all offered online):

  • Wednesday, March 14, 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 21, 9:00am
  • Tuesday, March 27, 6:00pm
  • Thursday, April 5, 6:00pm

Register for one of the Admitted Students Webinars here!

In order to participate, you will need to have access to a computer with internet. You will be able to hear the session and interact with the presenters via chat.