Admitted Graduate Student Events

Congratulations on your acceptance to GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences! We hope you can attend one of our virtual admitted graduate student events.  You will have the opportunity to talk with current students and admissions staff, get your questions answered about the next steps, and learn all about the GW experience.

We look forward to connecting with you soon!


Upcoming Virtual Events

All virtual events are scheduled for Eastern Standard Time (EST).

What to Expect this Spring Overview and Q&A

Wednesday, December 2, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Do you have questions about what to expect this Spring as an incoming student? Hear directly from the CCAS leadership team in a virtual What to Expect this Spring Overview and Q&A session. Leave your questions here!

The agenda will include:

  • Introduction of the CCAS Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Director of Graduate Studies and Student Services, and the Associate Director of Graduate Student Services
  • Overview of the university’s Spring 2021 plan for graduate students
  • Review of the Spring 2021 academic calendar
  • Overview of the CCAS Student Services team and their role in supporting your academic success
  • Q&A session

No registration required. You will receive an email invitation with further instructions on joining this event.

Online Orientation

The Office of Graduate Studies will host online orientation sessions for new Spring 2021 students in December and January.  Please see the schedule below. Registration will not be necessary, all new students will receive email notifications on how to join orientation.  You will only need to attend one orientation session.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday January 7, 2021: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Chat with CCAS Admissions and Student Services 

Wednesday, December 9, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Have questions about next steps, student life, or the Spring 2021 semester? Then come chat with us! We will be hosting a chat exclusively for admitted students. During this chat, you'll be able to ask any questions you might have, and hear directly from both admissions and students services representatives as well as current CCAS graduate students. 

No registration required. You will receive an email invitation with further instructions on joining this event.

Virtual Coffee Hour  

Wednesday, December 17, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Need a quick coffee break during your busy day? Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and come mix and mingle with the CCAS Graduate Ambassadors and your new GW classmates for a casual social hour to chat about grad school life, classes, challenges, triumphs, and more!  Join the event here! 


Recent Virtual Event Recordings

In case you weren't able to attend one of our recent virtual events, these sessions are available to watch: