The Student Health Center (SHC) is a multidisciplinary, integrated, student healthcare service that provides outpatient confidential, student centered care in an accessible, safe, culturally sensitive, and supportive environment.



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Providing high quality primary care services.

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Providing a safe and confidential environment for mental health and personal development. 

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Providing short-term psychiatric treatment and referral services.

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Providing affordable and comprehensive insurance coverage.


Locations & Hours

Foggy Bottom Campus
University Student Center, Ground Floor

Monday, Thursday, Friday | 8:30 am - 5 pm 
Tuesday, Wednesday | 8:30 am - 7 pm 
Saturday | 12 - 4 pm 
CAPS Same Day Hours | Mon-Sat | 12 - 4 pm

Mount Vernon Campus
Merriweather Hall

Tuesday | 10 am - 4 pm
CAPS Same Day Hours | Tues | 12 - 4 pm

SHC Summer Hours- May 18th to August 2nd

Monday- Friday | 10 am - 4 pm

No weekend or evening hours & Mount Vernon clinic is closed




Call (202) 994-5300 during business hours to schedule an appointment or to speak to a provider. You may also schedule a future medical appointment online. 

No appointment is necessary to access Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS).  

TimelyCare is also available 24/7/365 for your medical and mental health needs.

Schedule a Future Medical Appointment



Health Spotlight


Stay Proactive, Be Well

The SHC continues to monitor Respiratory Virus Activity levels in Washington, D.C. and nationally.  We recommend that you take protective measures like getting vaccinated for COVID and influenza to protect yourself from severe disease and wearing a mask to reduce the spread of infection.

Seasonal Allergies

With signs of spring all around Washington, D.C. (including budding Cherry Blossoms!), you may have started to notice symptoms of seasonal allergies: watery eyes, nasal congestion and sneezing.  Find out more about allergy symptoms and what you can do about them!




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GW Students have FREE, 24/7 access to virtual care services with TimelyCare — the virtual health and well-being platform from TimelyCare, designed for college students.

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CAPS Workshops

Offering free, skill-based workshops for all GW students.​

Check Out Additional Well-being Resources