New Student Orientation

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 fall 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.

Fall 2019 New Student Orientation Events

Online Orientation Sessions for Distance and Off-Campus Students

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm RSVP HERE

Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm RSVP HERE

In-Person New Student Orientation Events

RSVP For In-Person Events Here

New Student Campus Tour

Interested in getting to know campus? Join us for a tour of the Foggy Bottom campus.

When: Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Where: Meet at OSL Townhouse, 2136 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20052

Office of Student Life Open House and Welcome Event

Stop by the Office of Student Life to enjoy refreshments, mingle with your fellow incoming students, and meet the staff that will support you. We'll also be offering free LinkedIn headshots!

When: Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Where: OSL Townhouse, 2136 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20052

GSEHD New Student Orientation

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.

When: Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: 805 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052

GSEHD Resources

Getting to Know GW