Preparing for Arrival
GW's Office for Study Abroad welcomes and supports all incoming undergraduate exchange students at the university. The office guides interested students through the application and acceptance processes and offers assistance once students arrive on campus. Throughout the semester, the Office for Study Abroad hosts several events for exchange students, including a chance to meet with current GW students, a U.S. sporting event, and a host family dinner. The International Services Office serves as an additional campus resource for all international students.
Upon being admitted to GW, students will receive information for completing the online on-campus accommodation application as well as the following type of information.
- Academic Calendar
- Campus Maps
- Health Insurance Requirement
- Upon Arrival Student Handbook
- How to Apply for their Visa
- Traveling to Campus from Washington, D.C.-area Airports
- Planning their Class Schedule
- Paying their GW Bill