Orientation Week 2023 at GW in Photos

After moving in, GW students gathered for a week community and fun before the start of the 2023-2024 academic year.

August 28, 2023

GW Class of 2027 makes a GW shape in University Yard

The George Washington University Class of 2027 in University Yard.

Orientation Week at the George Washington University provides students a mix of fun and educational opportunities to build community and acclimate to life at GW and as a college student in Washington, D.C. GW Today photographers William Atkins, Lily Speredelozzi and Jordan Tovin captured some of the events, including Buff and Blue Kickoff, Late Night at the Rec, Mount Vernon Campus Community Cookout, To GW, and Beyond! at the University Student Center, National Mall Kickback and First Night. Below are their photos.