The Student Health Center (SHC) at the George Washington University (GW) is a multidisciplinary, integrated, student healthcare service that provides confidential, student centered care in an accessible, safe, culturally sensitive, and supportive environment. The SHC seeks to promote healthy lifestyle choices and to holistically support the physical and emotional well-being of students in order to achieve academic success.




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Medical Services

Medical visits and nursing appointments can be scheduled by calling (202) 994-5300 (option 2).

Medical appointments can also be scheduled online.

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Counseling Services

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

Please call (202) 994-5300 (option 3) to speak with a counselor.



Locations & Hours

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Foggy Bottom Campus

University Student Center, Ground Floor
800 21st Street, NW 
Washington, DC 20052

Monday, Thurs, 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                                                     

SHC Summer Hours- May 18th to August 2nd

Monday- Friday | 10 am - 4 pm

No weekend or evening hours 

Merriweather Hall

Mount Vernon Campus

Merriweather Hall
2100 Foxhall Road
Washington, DC 20007

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

SHC Summer Hours- May 18th to August 2nd

Mount Vernon clinic is closed



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