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If you’re attending the GW Centuries Celebration Weekend, it helps to plan ahead.
The GW Centuries Celebration Weekend has an incredible schedule of exciting events and activities for you and your guests to choose from. To help make your registration proceed much smoother, we strongly suggest you and your party review the full schedule of events below ahead of your registration, so that you have a good idea of which events you all wish to attend.

 

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COVID-19 Safety and Centuries Celebration Weekend Check-in

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: All guests, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear a mask for all indoor and outdoor events, unless guests are actively eating or drinking or can maintain at least six feet of social distance outdoors.

For all additional information and instructions, please visit the COVID-19 Safety and Centuries Celebration Weekend Check-in page.

 

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  •   Featured Events

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2021

 

  • Centuries Celebration Weekend Check-in

    • Friday, October 1, 11am – 9pm EDT | University Student Center (800 21st Street, NW)
    • Check-in for Centuries Celebration Weekend will take place at the Welcome Center, located within the University Student Center. Please be sure to review the COVID-19 safety guidelines prior to arrival.
  • GW Campus Tour [SOLD OUT]

    • Friday, October 1, 12:30pm – 3:30pm EDT | Welcome Center
    • Join current students on a walk around campus to see how GW has transformed throughout the years. Our tour guides will share information and stories that have shaped their time at GW while honoring the experiences of the alumni that have walked the streets of Foggy Bottom before them. Guests will receive a 10-15 minute welcome from a fellow alumni and then embark on a guided tour with current GW students (~60 minutes).
  • Churchill Leadership Series: Nate Morris

    • Friday, October 1, 1:45pm – 3pm EDT | Welcome Center
    • Join NCLC Program Director Justin Reash as he welcomes GW Monumental alumnus Nate Morris, BA '03, Co-Founder and CEO of Rubicon Global, to discuss leadership, innovation, and his passion for GW.
    • This event requires a separate registration.
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  • First-Gen First Friday Kickoff

    • Friday, October 1, 4pm – 6pm EDT | Square 80
    • Join the GW first-generation community for our First Friday kickoff event! First Friday Dinners are a tradition of the first-gen community and this outdoor twist on the tradition is particularly special. In the spirit of Centuries Weekend, we welcome all current first-gen students, their families, and GW first-gen student alumni to join us for an outdoor celebration filled with food, music, and fun!
    • This event requires a separate registration.
    • Register
  • Curator Tour of Bicentennial Exhibitions

    • Friday, October 1, 5pm – 6pm EDT | The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
    • Join Jackie Streker, Assistant Curator of the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection, for an insider's tour of two exhibitions celebrating GW's bicentennial featuring objects from the University Archive, From The Grounds Up and Two Centuries of Student Stories.
    • Registration not required.
    • To learn more about joining the museum and the exhibitions, visit museum.gwu.edu.
  • Family Leadership Circle Reception

    • Friday, October 1, 5pm – 7pm EDT
    • Please join M.L. "Cissy" Petty, PhD, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, for a reception celebrating community, philanthropy, and connection among GW families.
    • To learn more about joining the Family Leadership Circle – community, philanthropy, connection – contact [email protected].
  • SJT Scholars Reunion

    • Friday, October 1, 6:30pm – 7:30pm EDT | Pinstripes Georgetown
    • Alumni of the Stephen Joel Trachtenberg (SJT) Scholars program are invited to join us for a pre-reception commemorating the 30th anniversary of the program (formerly the 21st Century DC Scholars).
    • Please note this event is only for alumni of the SJT Scholars program.
  • Student Showcase

    • Friday, October 1, 8pm – 10:30pm EDT | Various locations on the Foggy Bottom Campus
    • The Division for Student Affairs is hosting the Student Showcase, an exciting lineup of student-led events highlighting the talents and interests of our student body. Events include a conversation with Olympian Katie Ledecky, Acapella Palooza, Open Mic Night, the Latinx Heritage Celebration tradition of Meet La Familia, and more. Students, family, friends, and alumni are all welcome. Please note that some events require tickets. Visit go.gwu.edu/studentshowcase for more information. 

 

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2

 

  • Centuries Celebration Weekend Check-in

    • Saturday, October 2, 8am – 8pm EDT | University Student Center (800 21st Street, NW)
    • Check-in for Centuries Celebration Weekend will take place at the Welcome Center, located within the University Student Center. Please be sure to review the COVID-19 safety guidelines prior to arrival.
  • Alumni Emeriti Society Reception

    • Saturday, October 2, 7:30am – 12:30pm EDT | Science and Engineering Hall B1 Level
    • As we gather this October to celebrate the Classes of 2020 & 2021, Alumni Emeriti are invited to march in the academic procession of this year's Commencement Celebration on the National Mall. Enjoy the thrill of representing the University on this uplifting and emotional event. Participation in this extraordinary event will be deeply appreciated by the graduates, their families, and the GW community.
    • Please note this event is only for Alumni Emeriti, those who graduated 50 or more years ago, or those who are 72 or older, and their guests.
  • Corcoran Brunch

    • Saturday, October 2, 8:30am – 10am EDT | Corcoran Flagg Building Atrium
    • The Corcoran School welcomes back its graduates to celebrate their lifelong journey as GW Corcoran alumni! We invite all friends, family, professors and fellow students to raise a mug of coffee or tea to the classes of 2020/2021. This event will have light bites and breakfast refreshments. Visitors will have a chance to meet the Corcoran's new director, Dr. Lauren Onkey, and view any art installations in the Flagg Building.
    • PLEASE NOTE: This event is only for Corcoran alumni and their guests. The 17th Street, NW main doors of the Corcoran Flagg Building will open at 8:30am. Accessible entrance is located on New York Avenue, NW.  Dr. Onkey’s remarks are scheduled for 9:00am. Commencement on the National Mall is a 25-minute walk from the Corcoran Building.
  • GW Resource Fair

    • Saturday, October 2, 10am – 12pm EDT | University Student Center Ballroom
    • At the GW Resource Fair, GW students and their families can learn about all of the university services and resources they have at their disposal. It always helps to be in the know!
  • Bicentennial Film Screening

    • Saturday, October 2, 2pm – 4pm EDT | University Yard
    • Join us for a viewing of the bicentennial short films from our momentous year. These films highlight the GW experience, from groundbreaking impact to moments that remind us why GW is such a special place.
  • Residential Neighborhood Showcases [SOLD OUT]

    • Saturday, October 2, 2pm – 4pm EDT | Various locations
    • Whether you want to walk down memory lane or learn more about the new residence hall staffing structure (or both!), GW's Residential Neighborhood Showcases are your chance. Families and alumni alike are encouraged to tour the various GW residence halls, learn about the future of housing at GW and hear from student leaders.
    • East Commons Neighborhood: Consists of Dakota, Francis Scott Key (FSK), JJ, Mitchell, and Potomac Residence Halls
    • Please meet in the lobby of Mitchell Residence Hall

      North Village Neighborhood: Consists of Aston, District House, Lafayette, and One Washington Circle Residence Halls

      Please meet at the District House Residence Hall Lobby on the H Street side.

      South Square Residential Neighborhood: Consists of 2109 F St, Guthridge, I House, Shenkman, and South Residence Hall

      Please meet at the Shenkman Residence Hall entrance.

      West Way Residential Neighborhood: Consists of Amsterdam, Fulbright, JBKO, Madison, and Munson Residence Halls

      Please meet at the Amsterdam Residence Hall entrance.

  • GW Veterans Social

    • Saturday, October 2, 5pm – 8pm EDT | Froggy Bottom Pub (2021 K St. NW)
    • GW's Military and Veteran Services Office invites military-affiliated students and alumni to this casual happy hour at the Froggy Bottom Pub. Appetizers will be provided. 
    • This event is open to veterans, active service members, dependents, reservists and current ROTC.

 

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3

 

  • GW Athletics Breakfast

    • Sunday, October 3, 9am – 10:30am EDT | 2036 G Street, NW, Tonic at Quigley’s
    • Join GW Athletics for breakfast to learn more about the services and resources available, while further exploring the responsibilities and standards expected of our student-athletes. A panel of veteran student-athletes and members of our staff will join us to share their experiences while answering your questions.
    • PLEASE NOTE: Check-in for the event will start at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. If you have any questions, please reach out to Sangmi Park at 202-994-8412 or [email protected].
  • Deans School Open Houses

    • Sunday, October 3, 10am – 12pm EDT | Various locations
    • All are welcome as GW's Deans open the doors of their respective schools for discussions, tours, faculty lectures and more.

      Sunday, October 3, 10am – 12pm EDT | MPA Building, 2nd Floor Gallery Space

      PLEASE NOTE: Kindly use the H Street entrance where you will be let in and directed to the event on the second floor.

      Sunday, October 3, 10am – 12pm EDT | University Student Center, 3rd Floor Terrace

      The Columbian College of Arts & Sciences looks forward to welcoming you to campus on Sunday, October 3, 10:00 a.m., for a CCAS Meet & Greet. Please join us on the Student  Center's third-floor outdoor terrace for light refreshments and the opportunity to meet Dean Paul Wahlbeck and other members of the College's senior leadership.

      Sunday, October 3, 10am – 12pm EDT | 1957 E Street, NW, City View Room

      The Elliott School community is invited to an open house at the school on Sunday, October 3, at 10:00–11:30am. Take a tour of the building, see the amazing views of D.C. from the City View Room, and get your photo taken with our new dean, Dr. Alyssa Ayres.

      Sunday, October 3, 10am – 12pm EDT | Duquès Hall

      The GWSB community is invited to join Dean Mehrotra to mix and mingle with fellow families, students, and fellow alumni and hear an update on GWSB and our programs.

      Sunday, October 3, 10am – 12pm EDT | 950 New Hampshire Avenue, NW

      GWSPH graduates and their families are invited to join Dean Lynn Goldman for a meet greet. Mix and mingle with your GW community, capture the moment with photos and walk around the building.

      Sunday, October 3, 10:30am – 12pm EDT | Science & Engineering Hall, B1 Level

      Science & Engineering Hall – B1 Level. Please use the main entrance to the Science & Engineering Hall at 800 22nd Street, between H and Eye Streets. This entrance is handicapped accessible.

      Sunday, October 3, 11:30am – 12:30pm EDT | University Student Center, Room 405

      Casual Meet & Greet with Dean Feuer at the University Student Center, Room 405 from 11:30am-12:30pm

       

 

 

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GW Medical School & H Street Society Reunion

From Thursday, September 30 to Saturday, October 2, the GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences is welcoming back to campus the medical classes of 1970, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2011, and H Street Society members — those who graduated from medical school before 1970. Please use the button below to register for your reunion and other university-wide events happening during the Our Moment, Our Momentum: The GW Centuries Celebration Weekend.

 

Learn more about the GW Medical School Reunion