Long-Stay Services for Groups

On Campus Dining

Our "one touch" model reduces effort and stress throughout your planning process as we coordinate with multiple university offices on your behalf.  We can help you with meeting and event space rentals and dining and catering services that are appropriate for your group.


Many conference programs include a catered event as part of their participants experience. Catered events can range from informal receptions and snack breaks to formal dinners and banquets. Prices vary according to the groups chosen menu and venue selections. GW Summer & Conference Housing will facilitate this process and assure that Group Coordinators are connected to the appropriate partner offices.

Popular catered events include:

  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Cocktail Receptions
  • Coffee and Snack Breaks
  • Outdoor BBQ or Tailgate
  • Ice Cream social or Pizza Party 

Classroom Rental

Classroom rental requests will be included as part of the Group Request and Contracting process and booked through our office.  

  • Traditional classrooms are available up to a 70 person capacity
  • Lecture halls are available with a 30-290 person capacity
  • Classrooms are booked in half and full day increments, recurring classroom use will be priced on a case by case basis

Meeting/Event Space Rental

Our staff will work to connect Group Coordinators with our partner offices to book meeting and event spaces around campus. The GW Events & Venues team reserves space in the Marvin Center including: 

  • Conference and Meeting rooms
  • Ballrooms
  • Theaters
  • Outdoor spaces
  • Meeting spaces are booked on a flat fee basis

The GW SUMMIT Outdoor Challenge Course is a great way to make your conference time at GW interactive and meaningful. The SUMMIT course is facilitated by a professional staff member who will guide you and your participants through the activities and debrief processing. The SUMMIT utilizes a variety of activities including icebreakers team initiatives, problem solving, and advanced challenges. All of these methods help to teach and reinforce team concepts such as communication, creative problem solving, and conflict resolution.  The Summit is located on the Mount Vernon Campus and is a great outdoor team building activity for groups of all ages.