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We take the safety, health and well-being of our community seriously. This site serves as the university’s COVID-19 resource center, where you can find the latest information about our campus safety measures, frequently asked questions and updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sticker that says I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster

GW requires students, faculty, and staff to be fully vaccinated (including a booster shot) against COVID-19, unless they receive an approved exemption.

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Masks are optional but remain strongly recommended in all GW-owned and -operated facilities, with limited exceptions

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Courses are in-person. Only those limited courses designated for hybrid or online modalities will have a remote component.

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Our residence halls, classrooms, libraries, offices and other spaces are safe and ready for our community members to occupy.

Campus Health At a Glance

  Students Faculty, Staff and Postdocs Visitors

Vaccine or Approved Exemption Required

Yes Yes Only where expressly stated

Vaccine Booster Required

Yes Yes Only where expressly stated
Masks Required Optional with limited exceptions Optional with limited exceptions Optional with limited exceptions





View all Campus Health Requirements