Front of Thurson Hall.

For most students, becoming a member of a new community of peers while taking on the responsibilities and challenges that independence brings is an exciting and essential part of the university experience. GW works hard to ensure a positive transition to campus living. Residence Halls offer weekly programming for students. From movie nights and study sessions, to cultural panels and outings to local eateries, residence life provides fun opportunities for students to get to know the students in their campus community.

Exchange students are typically housed in a residence hall apartment with three roommates and a shared bedroom. The living situation does vary by assignment; however, students should anticipate having one or more roommates in their apartment and one roommate in their bedroom during their time in GW campus housing. 

Single bedrooms are generally not available to students unless there is a specific housing accessibility accommodation that is needed.

Applying For Housing

Once exchange students have been fully accepted and admitted into the exchange program they will be eligible to apply for housing. Although GW Housing cannot guarantee placement in a particular dormitory, all students who apply for on-campus housing will be assigned on-campus accommodation.



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For more information on GW Residence Halls and how to apply for housing, please see the GW Housing website for exchange students