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  • What are the best things to see at GWU?

    The campus is truly a part of Washington, D.C., and its range of architecture reflects that relationship. Landscaped outdoor spaces on the 42 acres include pocket parks, the University Yard, a flourishing rose garden, the classical Tempietto and outdoor sculptures. The campus also boasts historic landmarks, including the F Street House, a residence built in 1849 that served for decades as a club for presidents, vice presidents, Supreme Court justices, members of Congress and other elite.
  • Does GWU offer tours?

    One-hour long tours of GW's Foggy Bottom campus are offered for prospective undergraduate, graduate and professional students three times a week at 12:30 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and begin at Rice Hall, Suite 302, 2121 I Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Walk through our historic campus with a current GW student on an hour-long tour. Tours must be scheduled in advance by contacting gwvisit@gwu.edu. Meet with professors, coaches and campus resource staff or attend a class matched to your academic interests.
  • Who are Notable Alumni at Goerge Washington University?

    • Arnold "Red" Auerbach, former president and coach of the Boston Celtics
    • Alec Baldwin, actor
    • Dana Bash, CNN senior congressional correspondent
    • Ina Garten, chef, author and Food Network host
    • J. Edgar Hoover, former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, former first lady
    • Colin Powell, former U.S. secretary of state
    • Harry Reid, U.S. senator from Nevada and Senate majority leader
    • Chuck Todd, NBC and MSNBC political analyst
  • What Are The GW Athletic Sports?

    Nicknamed "The Colonials" with "George" as their mascot, GW a member of the A-10 Conference, offers the following sports
    • Men's Sports
      Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Rowing, Sailing, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis and Water Polo
    • Women's Sports
      Basketball, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Rowing, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball and Water Polo
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