Frequently Asked Questions; Guitar player in outdoor tent with band and audience in background.



Frequently Asked Questions

Water Filtration stations are placed throughout campus and buildings for attendees to use during events. Portable Water Bottle Refill stations are also reservable for outdoor events in Kogan Plaza, University Yard, Square 80, and Potomac Square. Wherever possible, purchase environmentally-friendly alternatives for your event, e.g., reusable or reduced event materials, and biodegradable or reusable catering serviceware, and encourage attendees to bring their own reusable water bottles.  For more information please visit the Sustainable GW website or check out the Sustainable GW Green Event Guide.


Please visit the Parking Services website for the most up to date parking information.  

Review the Liability insurance policy of the Office of Risk Management website

Visit the Marketing and Creative Services website to learn more about the University Calendar.  

  1. Submit a photo coverage request to GW Marketing and Creative Services. 

The Foggy Bottom campus accessible building entrances and routes can be found on the Accessibility at GW website

The Event Host should maintain the best list possible of all attendees to include name, email and cell phone number on a printable/emailable form for at least 14 days after the event.  If needed, CCST will reach out to the Event Host to discuss next steps.

Visit the university's COVID-19 website for a comprehensive listing of expectations and policies. 

You can reserve classrooms through Academic Scheduling. Information about reserving classrooms can be found on the Office of the Registrar’s website

GW event staff coordinates these details with a variety of offices on campus, including the Office of Media Relations and the Division of Safety & Facilities. In addition, the University is closed to the press, unless prior arrangements have been made. If you have invited members of the press to campus, and if our office is unaware of that, the members of the press will be asked to leave campus. 



Pattern; University Yard > Kogan Plaza > Square 80 > Anniversary Park > Outdoor Classroom > Study space


Students relaxing on curb in front of Kogan Plaza during Chalk in



Find Events on the University Calendar

The University Calendar lists and details information about events at GW.  These events are submitted to the calendar by GW schools, departments and organizations on an ongoing basis. If you haven’t yet, please explore the many types of events available to the GW community.