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of The GW Student Association

About Us

Originating in 1908, the Student Association at The George Washington University serves as the main student governing body, representing more than 26,000 undergraduate and graduate students across the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses.

Learn more about the GW Student Association by clicking here.


As student leaders of one of the most politically active campuses in the nation, regional and national press frequently seek our input on stories relating to higher education, the District of Columbia, and other happenings at GW.


All media requests should be made to When contacting our organization, please identify yourself as press and provide your name, affiliate, and journalistic interest in the GW Student Association. Acting Vice President for Public Affairs Catherine M. Oriel leads response to all press inquries.


As the central voice of The George Washington University student body, the GW Student Association regularly releases statements announcing new policy initiatives, airing student grievances, and sharing other matters of interest to the GW Community.

See below our most recent statements:


The GW Student Association works with hundreds of internal and external organizations as we Advocate, Allocate, Advertise, and Assist the GW Community.


If you are needing access to GW Student Association logos, branding standards, or style guides, please make a request to When contacting our organization, please provide your name, organization, and reason for requesting branding materials.

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