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Resources for the GW Community

[CW: Sexual Violence]

To the GW community,

In recent days, allegations of sexual assault have dominated both the news cycle and social media. As GW students living and working in the nation’s capital, the impact of these events can be difficult to cope with and may prove especially triggering for those in our community who are survivors of traumatic events. To our friends and peers who are struggling in this difficult time, all of us at the Student Association and GW Students Against Sexual Assault are standing with you.

As discussions regarding these events will likely persist and may intensify in the next few days, we wanted to remind you of the resources available to you:

  • GW Student Against Sexual Assault is a peer-led student organization whose purpose is to provide the members in the GW community with educational and supportive services related to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, sexual harassment, and stalking. Their office hours are available throughout the week, or you can reach out directly by emailing them at

  • Colonial Health Center, Mental Health Services - Mental Health Services offers 24/7 crisis services at 202-994-5300. MHS also offers services by appointment.The first six (6) sessions are free of charge.

  • GW Haven - Haven offers resources related to sexual or gender-based harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, intimate partner violence and stalking. Contact them at (202) 994-7222.