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. 


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.

2017 Arrival Dates & Details

May 28 Arrival

May 28, 2017

Check-in is operated through a central location.  Please keep in mind that this may not be the building in which you are living. Please plan your transportation and luggage needs accordingly.

  • 12:00pm-6:00pm: Science & Engineering Hall, 800 22nd St. NW, Washington DC 20052
  • 7:00pm-11:00pm: Amsterdam Hall, 2350 H St NW, Washington 20052
  • Early check-in is not available

To Prepare for Your Check-In

  • All individuals must have paid their balance in full by the Friday prior to their arrival 
  • Review your housing bill and assure your summer license agreement is signed
  • You will need to present valid photo identification
  • Keys and Access Cards will only be distributed to the resident holding the reservation
  • Lear more about getting to campus from DCA, IAD, BWI, and Union Station

Traffic Advisory

Rolling Thunder bikes will leave the Pentagon at 12:00 noon and travel around the Mall to West Potomac Park. Expect rolling road closures including:

  • Memorial Bridge
  • Constitution Avenue
  • Independence Avenue

You can view the roads impacted by rolling thunder here.


Metro Alerts

Foggy Bottom GWU Station: Orange, Blue, Silver Lines operating every 20 minutes. More at https://www.wmata.com/

June 4 Arrival

June 4, 2017

Check-in is operated through a central location. Please check your email for specific instructions. Keep in mind that this may not be the building in which you are living. Please plan your transportation and luggage needs accordingly. 

  • Individual Interns
  • 12:00pm-6:00pm: Science & Engineering Hall, 800 22nd St. NW, Washington DC 20052
  • 7:00pm-11:00pm: Amsterdam Hall, 2350 H St NW, Washington DC 20052
  • Early check-in is not available
     
  • Members of organized groups & conferences: Amsterdam Hall, 2350 H St NW, 12:00pm-11:00pm

To Prepare for Your Check-In

  • All individuals must have paid their balance in full by the Friday prior to their arrival 
  • Review your housing bill and assure your summer license agreement is signed
  • You will need to present valid photo identification
  • Keys and Access Cards will only be distributed to the resident holding the reservation

Traffic Advisory

None at this time

June 11 Arrival

June 11, 2017

Check-in is operated through a central location.  Please keep in mind that this may not be the building in which you are living. Please plan your transportation and luggage needs accordingly.

  • 3:00pm-11:00pm: Amsterdam Hall, 2350 H St NW, Washington 20052
  • Early check-in is not available

To Prepare for Your Check-In

  • All individuals must have paid their balance in full by the Friday prior to their arrival 
  • Review your housing bill and assure your summer license agreement is signed
  • You will need to present valid photo identification
  • Keys and Access Cards will only be distributed to the resident holding the reservation

Traffic Advisory

None at this time


Metro Advisory

Orange and Silver Lines operating regular weekend service every 12-15 minutes. Blue Line regular weekend service. 

June 18 Arrival

June 18, 2017

Check-in is operated through a central location.  Please keep in mind that this may not be the building in which you are living. Please plan your transportation and luggage needs accordingly.

  • 3:00pm-11:00pm: Amsterdam Hall, 2350 H St NW, Washington 20052
  • Early check-in is not available

To Prepare for Your Check-In

  • All individuals must have paid their balance in full by the Friday prior to their arrival 
  • Keys and Access Cards will only be distributed to the resident holding the reservation
  • Review your housing bill and assure your summer license agreement is signed
  • You will need to present valid photo identification

Traffic Advisory

None at this time


Metro Advisory 

Orange and Silver Lines operating regular weekend service. Blue Line operating every 20 minutes. 

June 25 Arrival

June 25, 2017

Check-in is operated through a central location.  Please keep in mind that this may not be the building in which you are living. Please plan your transportation and luggage needs accordingly.

  • 3:00pm-11:00pm: Amsterdam Hall, 2350 H St NW, Washington 20052
  • Early check-in is not available

To Prepare for Your Check-In

  • All individuals must have paid their balance in full by the Friday prior to their arrival 
  • Review your housing bill and assure your summer license agreement is signed
  • You will need to present valid photo identification
  • Keys and Access Cards will only be distributed to the resident holding the reservation

Traffic Advisory

None at this time


Metro Advisory

Foggy Bottom-GWU Station: Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow and Green line trains will operate every 15-20 minutes. 

2017 Departure Dates & Details

July 15 Departure

July 15, 2017

Prior to check-out day you will receive a key envelope to your room.  Complete the envelope including your name and room number and place your key and access card in the envelope to expedite the check out process. 

  • 8:30am-11:00am, Amsterdam Hall, 2350 H Street, NW
  • Check-out between 11:00pm and 8:30am is available by calling 202-242-2200
  • Rooms must be cleaned to the point where they can be broom swept at check out, any rooms requiring additional cleaning will incur a fine to all residents of that room.
  • A charge of $150 will be applied to your account for lost keys and $50 for lost access cards
  • Once you check-out you will not have access to your building or room, please plan your travel and luggage needs accordingly

Metro Alerts

Travel to DCA: Blue and Yellow Lines segmet shutodwn from Pentagon City ro National Airport July 12-18, 2017. NO TRAIN SERVICE TO/FROM DCA. Shuttle buses will be available. Plan accordingly.

July 22 Departure

July 22, 2017

Prior to check-out day you will receive a key envelope to your room.  Complete the envelope including your name and room number and place your key and access card in the envelope to expedite the check out process. 

  • 8:30am-11:00am, Amsterdam Hall, 2350 H Street, NW
  • Check-out between 11:00pm and 8:30am is available by calling 202-242-2200
  • Rooms must be cleaned to the point where they can be broom swept at check out, any rooms requiring additional cleaning will incur a fine to all residents of that room.
  • A charge of $150 will be applied to your account for lost keys and $50 for lost access cards
  • Once you check-out you will not have access to your building or room, please plan your travel and luggage needs accordingly

Metro Alerts

Travel to Dulles: Orange and Silver Line continuous single tracking from East Falls Church to Ballston. Expect delays in both directions. Plan accordingly. 

July 29 Departure

July 29, 2017

Prior to check-out day you will receive a key envelope to your room.  Complete the envelope including your name and room number and place your key and access card in the envelope to expedite the check out process. 

  • 8:30am-11:00am, Amsterdam Hall, 2350 H Street, NW
  • Check-out between 11:00pm and 8:30am is available by calling 202-242-2200
  • Rooms must be cleaned to the point where they can be broom swept at check out, any rooms requiring additional cleaning will incur a fine to all residents of that room.
  • A charge of $150 will be applied to your account for lost keys and $50 for lost access cards
  • Once you check-out you will not have access to your building or room, please plan your travel and luggage needs accordingly

Metro Alerts

Travel to Dulles: Orange and Silver Line continuous single tracking from East Falls Church to Ballston. Expect delays in both directions. Plan accordingly. 

August 5 Departure

August 5, 2017

Prior to check-out day you will receive a key envelope to your room.  Complete the envelope including your name and room number and place your key and access card in the envelope to expedite the check out process. 

Checking Out Earlier in the Week or After Hours

All departures before August 5 will take place at the Housing Office, Amsterdam Hall 2350 H St. NW.  You can check out during office hours from 8:30am-11:00pm daily. After Hours check outs from Midnight-8:00am must be scheduled in advance and member of the staff will meet you at Amsterdam Hall at the selected time.


Checking Out on the Morning of August 5

Because this will be a large departure day we have assigned you to a specific check-out location based on your current building.  Historically most guests check-out at 11:00am, please expect a long line at this time and plan your travel accordingly.

  • Check out must be completed before of by 11:00am
  • Rooms must be cleaned to the point where they can be broom swept at check out, any rooms requiring additional cleaning will incur a fine to all residents of that room.
  • A charge of $150 will be applied to your account for lost keys and $50 for lost access cards
  • Once you check-out you will not have access to your building or room, please plan your travel and luggage needs accordingly

The following buildings will check out in the South Hall lobby, 2135 F ST NW, 8:30am-11:00am on the morning of Aug 5 only:

  • 1959 E St
  • 2109 F St
  • Guthridge Hall
  • Building JJ
  • International House
  • Mitchell Hall
  • Potomac House
  • South Hall
  • Strong hall
  • The Dakota

The following buildings will check out in the Amsterdam Hall lobby, 2350 H ST NW, 8:30am-11:00am on the morning of Aug 5 only:

  • Amsterdam Hall
  • District House
  • Greek Townhouses
  • Madison Hall
  • Munson Hall
  • Shenkman Hall

The following buildings will check out in the Aston Hall lobby 8:30am-11:00am on the morning of August 5 only:

  • The Aston

Metro Alerts

None at this time

August 12 Departure

August 12, 2017

Prior to check-out day you will receive a key envelope to your room.  Complete the envelope including your name and room number and place your key and access card in the envelope to expedite the check out process. 

Checking Out Earlier in the Week or After Hours

All departures before August 12 will take place at the Housing Office, Amsterdam Hall 2350 H St. NW.  You can check out during office hours from 8:30am-11:00pm daily. After Hours check outs from Midnight-8:00am must be scheduled in advance and member of the staff will meet you at Amsterdam Hall at the selected time.


Checking Out on the Morning of August 12

Because this will be a large departure day we have assigned you to a specific check-out location based on your current building.  Historically most guests check-out at 11:00am, please expect a long line at this time and plan your travel accordingly.

The following buildings will check out in the South Hall lobby, 2135 F St NW, 8:30am-11:00am on the morning of Aug 12 only:

  • 1959 E St
  • 2109 F St
  • Guthridge Hall
  • Building JJ
  • International House
  • Mitchell Hall
  • Potomac House
  • South Hall
  • Strong hall
  • The Dakota

The following buildings will check out in the Amsterdam Hall lobby, 2350 H ST NW, 8:30am-11:00am on the morning of Aug 12 only:

  • Amsterdam Hall
  • District House
  • Greek Townhouses
  • Madison Hall
  • Munson Hall
  • Shenkman Hall

Metro Alerts

None at this time

DC Resources

DC Metro

Foggy Bottom is served by the Orange, Blue, and Silver Metro Lines and over 13 Metro Bus Routes. 

DC Rider for Iphone

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DC Rider for Android

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WP Going Out Guide

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Capital Bikeshare

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National Mall & Memorial Parks

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