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Inauguration 2021 Information

Inauguration Day on Wednesday, January 20, has been designated a university holiday.
All offices will be closed and, as previously planned, classes will not be held.
Essential operations will continue, including security support for our on-campus residents. 

The Foggy Bottom Campus will be limited to residential students and designated on-site staff only
during the Inauguration period from Saturday, January 16 through Wednesday, January 20.
As a reminder, Monday, January 18, is a university holiday in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
There are no classes and offices will be closed.


Please visit campusadvisories.gwu.edu for updates and more information


COVID-19 Important Information


The Colonial Health Center is primarily operating by telemedicine until further notice. 

Please call 202-994-5300 to make an appointment. 

Your phone call will be answered by a clinician and be evaluated for treatment or referral.



Please visit the university's COVID-19 website for campus-wide COVID-19 surveillance and information about COVID-19 testing. To view your COVID-19 results, sign in to the My CHC Portal and visit 'Medical Records' then 'Labs.'


Colonial Health Center Frequently Asked Questions

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Student Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver

The waiver/enrollment period for the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) begins on December 7, 2020 and ends on February 1, 2021.

Find SHIP Information

The Final Lap!

End of the Semester Stress Reduction

Successfully cross the end-of-semester finish line! Open to all GW students, The Final Lap is designed to provide stress reduction opportunities to our students during final exams.

Find Final Lap Events

Fight the Flu

Fight the Flu

The George Washington University is providing free flu shots to all faculty, students, and staff authorized to be on campus.

Get Your Flu Shot!

Chalk In on H Street

Request a Well-being Program

Looking for a well-being program for your organization, department, or residence hall?

Submit an Outreach Request



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Medical Services

Our Medical Services stands ready to assist GW students with medical triage services and virtual resources for COVID-19.


View Medical Resources



Counseling Services

The Counseling and Psychological Services team offers phone consultations and virtual self-help resources for COVID-19.

View Counseling Resources

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Health Insurance

Aetna is providing COVID-19 benefits and resources for those who are on the Student Health Insurance Plan.

View SHIP Resources

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Health Promotion

Your health and wellbeing is important, now more than ever. Take a look at virtual resources we provide for COVID-19.

View Wellbeing Resources