In Photos: Orientation Week 2022

Gatherings and traditions bringing students together marked the beginning of the 2022-2023 academic year.

Students kicked off the new academic year with a variety of Orientation Week events, including First Night on Saturday at University Yard. (Joy Asico/For GW Today)
August 29, 2022

The George Washington University welcomed students back to Washington, D.C., over the past week in preparation for the 2022-2023 academic year. After students completed move-in, they partook in Orientation Week events that aimed to provide a mix of fun and educational components to help students transition and acclimatize to the GW community and becoming a college student.

Events included a keynote kickoff with New York Times bestselling author Daniel Pink, a Buff and Blue celebration of school spirit at the Charles E. Smith Center, a cookout on the Mount Vernon Campus Quad, an evening of food and lawn games on the National Mall and First Night on the Foggy Bottom campus, which included classic carnival games, spirt contests and food.

Below are photos from some of the many Orientation Week events GW offered:

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