GSEHD Preview Day

To help you learn more about GW, GSEHD, and larger DC community we host an Preview Day every year in March. We hope you can join us on campus to see why GSEHD is right for you!

Spring 2020 Preview Day

Begin your transformation by attending GSEHD's Preview Day on Friday, March 13, 2020! We invite all newly admitted students and those interested in attending GSEHD to Preview Day 2020 to connect with our faculty, current and newly admitted students, and staff to learn more about your program, GSEHD, and life as a graduate student in DC.

Tentative Schedule

9:45am - 10:15am   |   Check-in
   Check in and begin mingling with fellow attendees and GSEHD faculty.
10:15am - 10:45am   |   Welcome Presentation
   Get an overview of GSEHD and learn about how your GSEHD graduate degree will help propel your career.
10:45am - 11:15am   |   Current Student Panel
   Ask questions and learn about Graduate School life from current students in your program.
11:30am - 12:30pm   |   Program Sessions
   Meet with faculty and program representatives to do a deep dive into the program curriculum and career outcomes.
12:30pm - 1:30pm   |   Lunch
   Mingle with other newly admitted students to learn more about GW and DC.
1:30pm - 2:30pm   |   Master Classes
   Experience a GSEHD class with expert faculty.
2:35pm - 3:40pm   |   Breakout Sessions
   Join breakout sessions featuring information regarding financial aid, life in DC, and more.
3:45pm - 4:45pm   |   Closing Reception
   Take advantage of the final event to connect with faculty, administrators, and your peers.


Parking on Campus

Street Parking
  • Metered street parking available around campus for up to 5 hours.
  • Download the Park Mobile app to utilize.

Marvin Center Garage
  • Access on H Street between 21st and 22nd Streets
  • 1 hour $10 | 2 hours $16 | Daily Maximum $23
  • Accepts all major credit cards, no cash
  • No overnight parking

  • University Parking Garage in Science and Engineering Hall
    • Access on H Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets
    • 1 hour $10 | 2 hours $16 | Daily Maximum $23
    • Accepts all major credit cards, no cash
    • No overnight parking

    • G Street Garage
      • Access from both 20th Street and 21st Street between F and G Streets
      • 1 hour $10 | 2 hours $16 | Daily Maximum $23
      • Accepts all major credit cards, no cash
      • No overnight parking

      • Elliott School Garage
        • Access on 19th Street near E Street
        • 1 hour $10 | 2 hours $17 | Daily Maximum $26
        • Accepts all major credit cards, no cash
        • No overnight parking


        • Accommodations

          Should you need overnight accommodations, the hotels below are within walking distance to Foggy Bottom.

          Arc the Hotel DC | 824 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037
          (202) 337-6620 | www.arcthehoteldc.com

          Residence Inn - Foggy Bottom | 801 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037
          (844) 631-0595 | www.marriott.com/reservation/rateListMenu.mi?defaultTab=prepay

          The River Inn | 924 25th St. NW, Washington, DC 20037
          (202) 335-2699 | www.theriverinn.com

          Hotel Hive | 2224 F St NW, Washington, DC 20037
          (202) 849-8499 | www.hotelhive.com

          Hotel Lombardy | 2019 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006
          (202) 335-6680 | www.hotellombardy.com

          The Westin Georgetown | 2350 M Street N.W., Washington, DC 200371
          (844) 631-0595 | www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wastw-the-westin-georgetown-washington-dc/

          Courtyard Washington - Foggy Bottom | 515 20th St NW, Washington, DC 20006
          (844) 631-0595 | www.marriott.com

          Restaurants Near Campus

          Tonic at Quigley's | 2036 G St NW, Washington, DC 20036
          Founding Farmers | 1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006
          Duke's Grocery | 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006
          Circa at Foggy Bottom | 2221 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20037
          District Commons | 2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037

          Fast Casual

          Beefsteak | 800 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20052
          Roti Modern Mediterranean | 2221 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20037
          Sweetgreen | 2221 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20052
          Burger Tap & Shake | 2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037
          District House Restaurants - Chick-fil-a, GRK Fresh Greek, Sol Mexican Grill, Wiseguy NY Pizza | 2121 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20052
          Chipotle | 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006

          Activities and Sites Near Campus

          Explore Foggy Bottom | www.washington.org/dc-neighborhoods/foggy-bottom
          Visit Alexandria, VA | www.visitalexandriava.com
          The White House | 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500 | www.whitehouse.gov
          National Mall
          Washington Monument | 2 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20024 | www.nps.gov/wamo/planyourvisit/fees.htm
          US Capitol | First Street SE, Washington, DC 20004 | www.visitthecapitol.gov
          Georgetown Shopping and Waterfront | www.washington.org/dc-neighborhoods/georgetown
          The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20566 | www.kennedy-center.org
          National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden | Constitution Ave NW and 7th Street, Washington, DC 20408 | www.nga.gov/visit/sculpture-garden.html
          Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial | 1850 West Basin Drive SW, Washington, DC 20242 | www.nps.gov/frde/index.htm
          Korean War Veterans Memorial | 900 Ohio Dr SW, Washington, DC 20024 | www.koreanwarvetsmemorial.org/the-memorial/
          Thomas Jefferson Memorial | 16 E Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20242 | www.nps.gov/thje/index.htm
          Vietnam Veterans Memorial | 5 Henry Bacon Drive NW, Washington, DC 20245 | www.nps.gov/vive/index.htm
          Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial | 1964 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024 | www.nps.gov/mlkm/index.htm
          World War II Memorial | 1750 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024 | www.nps.gov/wwii/index.htm
          Lincoln Memorial | 2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW, Washington, DC 20037 | www.nps.gov/linc/index.htm
            Smithsonians | www.si.edu
          • African American Museum | 15th St. and Constitution Ave NW
          • African Art Museum | 950 Independence Ave SW
          • Air and Space Museum | 655 Jefferson Drive SW
          • American Art Museum | 8th and F Streets NW
          • American History Museum | 14th Street and Constitution Ave NW
          • American Indian Museum | 4th Street and Independence Ave SW
          • Archives of American Art | 8th and F Streets NW
          • Natural History Museum | 10th Street and Constitution Ave NW
          • Portrait Gallery | 8th and F Streets NW
          • Postal Museum | 2 Massachusetts Ave NE
          • Renwick Gallery | 1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW
          • S. Dillon Ripley Center | 1100 Jefferson Drive SW
          • Sackler Gallery | 1050 Independence Ave SW
          • Smithsonian Castle | 1000 Jefferson Drive SW