Graduate Students


Graduate Students Walking in Kogan Plaza


As a current George Washington University graduate student, you have the support of a designated Student Services Coordinator, within the College of Arts and Sciences. Your Student Services Coordinator is dedicated to providing you guidance throughout your tenure at GW. This person serves as a resource designed to assist you in navigating university policies and procedures and connecting you directly to all of your available resources.

In addition, your Student Services Coordinator works in conjunction with your academic advisor to ensure you are optimizing your time here at GW.  Our team hosts a variety of social and academic programming to enhance your graduate student experience. Your Student Services Coordinator is located on the Foggy Bottom campus in the Academic Center, Smith Hall Suite 118. 


Graduate Student Resources



Student Activities 


The Bouchet Society

The Bouchet Society

The Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate.

International Buddy Program

International Buddy Program

The International Buddy Program (IBP) is designed to encourage current students to meet new international students and help them transition into life at GW.

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Graduate Student Highlights

Political Science PhD Student Elizabeth Pertner holding up her 3MT First Place Certificate

Speed Thesis: 3MT Comes to Columbian College

Columbian College PhD students stepped up to a speed-challenge in the college’s first Three Minute Thesis Competition. Political Science’s Elizabeth Pertner won first prize.