Arrival & Departure for Individuals

Residence Hall Entrance

We look forward to welcoming you to campus for the summer and hope that the following information will help you plan for a smooth and stress-free stay with us.

Please check the Traveling to Campus page for directions on getting to campus from Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport, Baltimore Thurgood Marshall Airport, Union Station, and by car.

Your Check-In Location

As you arrive to Washington, DC and the Foggy Bottom neighborhood, your check-in location and directions will depend on the day and time you arrive. You will go to your check-in location before going to your assigned residence hall and room. At check-in, GW will:
  • verify your approved COVID-19 vaccine or exemption compliance
  • provide you your Summer Housing access card, which will be your ID and card to access your residence hall and room
  • direct you to your residence hall, where you will also find carts to help you move your belongings into your room

Information about specific check-in locations will be shared in April 2023.


Visitor Parking Garage

Hourly visitor parking is avaibale in the Science and Engineering Hall 24/7.  The parking garage itself is located on H St between 22nd and 23rd streets.  You can use the following address for Fulbright Hall which is directly next to the garage entrance to guide you to the correct street and block. 

  • Address directly next to garage entrance: 2223 H St NW, Washington, DC 20052
  • Street Parking: Limited street parking is available at metered spots. Please be sure to obey all D.C. Residential Parking Permit and Zone regulations.