New Student Events

New International Student Orientation

Newly admitted Summer & Fall 2021 GW students in F-1 Student and J-1 Student status are required to complete the New International Student Orientation. Click HERE to learn more and register today.

Pre-Arrival Webinar with the ISCAs

New International Students! The ISO invites you to join the ISCAs for the Pre-Arrival Webinar for New International Students! At this webinar, the International Student Community Ambassadors will discuss useful tips as you prepare for your journey to the United States, share information on what to expect during your time at GW, and answer all your questions.

Tuesday, July 27 | 9:30AM | A recording of the webinar can be found here!

International Students' Welcome Guide

Welcome to GW! This Welcome Guide will help you familiarize yourself with GW, the Foggy Bottom Campus, and the Washington, D.C. area. We look forward to welcoming you to campus soon! Raise High!

The HUB Sessions for New Students

Watch The HUB videos for important tips to help you navigate your first year at GW! These videos are hosted by your peer mentors, the International Student Community Ambassadors!

The HUB Session 1: GW Academic Life
Tips and resources to achieve academic success including class registration, classroom setting, academic resources, university jargon, and more! Watch The HUB 1 video!

The HUB Session 2: U.S. Culture 101
Everything you need to know about the U.S. culture including cultural norms and differences, social and professional etiquette, dealing with culture shock, and more! Watch The HUB 2 video!

The HUB Session 3: Community & Support at GW
Community and support available to you including campus resources (health, safety, career, etc), student organizations, programming, and more! Watch The HUB 3 video!