Student Success

The Student Success team at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD) strives to build a seamless student experience from the moment students decide to join the community through graduation. Support and advocacy are GSEHD's priorities as the team partners with students to enrich and accelerate academic, personal, and professional success.

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Student Handbooks

NOTE: Any form requiring a Dean’s Office or School Official Signature should be returned to Student Services for processing.


Doctoral Forms



Additional Resources

Research Support
GSEHD's Designated Reference Librarian Team and Library Resources
GSEHD has a designated team of support from GW Libraries & Academic Innovations (LAI), broken down by GSEHD department. The team is dedicated to connecting faculty and students to all the services LAI has to offer. In the event you need a single point of contact or address, is the fastest, easiest way to reach a librarian.

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Dissertation Support Group
The Dissertation Support Group (DSG) provides doctoral students a repository of materials to refer to while writing a dissertation. Each semester the DSG hosts several workshops designed to assist students in the research and writing process, as well as online support sessions where doctoral students, faculty, and alumni provide mutual support. For questions, email Doctoral Student Services at




Meet the Team


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Nicole Gray

Graduate Student Experience Fellow

Advisor - GSEHD Student Organizations