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Accessibility at GW

The George Washington University (GW) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment that is accessible for everyone, including people with disabilities. Accessibility is an essential part of a positive experience and a critical component of the university’s academic environment for students with disabilities, as well as for faculty, staff and visitors who have disabilities.



Around Campus

Tammy Duckworth speaking at GW commencement

U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Urges Graduates ‘to Get in the Arena’

May 21, 2017

Sen. Duckworth, Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West and The Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron received honorary degrees as 6,000 students graduated from GW.

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‘NEXT’ Explores Identity, Disability and Displacement

April 11, 2017

GW’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design annual thesis exhibition “NEXT” showcases works of graduating class.

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Grant Supports High-Needs Disability Education

July 25, 2016

Education Department’s $1.2 million award helps to launch a GW master’s program focused on helping students with brain injury and autism transition to adulthood.

Alexa Dectis

Alumna Becomes Advocate, Inspiration For Those With Disabilities

August 26, 2015

Columbian College graduate Alexa Dectis will pursue law degree on West Coast.