Foggy Bottom Outdoor Space


University Yard with statue of George Washington

University Yard

A quiet oasis nestled in the heart of an urban campus, University Yard is a favorite outdoor spot for students to study, relax and meet up with friends.

Kogan Plaza

Kogan Plaza

Kogan Plaza is a popular outdoor space for student organization activities, university events and a variety of student life gatherings.

Square 80

Square 80 is a sustainable park complete with trellised seating, a solar panel and an activity lawn. 

Anniversary Park

Anniversary Park has a garden, benches and grills for gathering.

Flag campaign space

Flag Campaign Space

The Outdoor Flag Campaign designated location where small flags are allowed to be displayed to raise awareness for a cause.

Tabling Row

Tabling Row

Outdoor table space is available in Tabling Row.

Outdoor classroom

Outdoor Classroom

Meet outside and enjoy the sunshine at the Outdoor Meeting/Classroom space.

City View Room Terrace with a view of the National Mall and the Washington Monument

City View Room Terrace

The City View Room Terrace features sweeping views of the nation's capital's landmarks.

Potomac Square

Potomac Square

Potomac Square is a large outdoor paved area with tables and chairs and can be reserved for a variety of events.






Students in front of colorful chalk drawings on a campus street

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.