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Return to Campus and the Classroom

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 required indoors in all GW-owned and -operated facilities. 

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

 

 

Campus Health At a Glance

  Students Faculty, Staff and Postdocs Visitors

Vaccine or Approved Exemption Required

Yes Yes Only in specific GW venues*

Vaccine Booster Required

Yes Yes Only in specific GW  venues*
Masks Required Yes Yes Yes
Testing

Weekly:

  • Exempt
  • Vaccinated without booster

Biweekly:

  • Vaccinated with booster

Weekly:

  • Exempt
  • Vaccinated without booster

Biweekly:

  • Vaccinated with booster
N/A

 

* Visitors and guests at indoor events in GW venues (Smith Center, Lisner Auditorium, Jack Morton Auditorium, etc.) will still be subject to vaccine verification.  Please check the specific event's website for detailed information