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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.

If you experience a barrier that affects your ability to access GW websites, videos, or other digital content, please let us know.



Around Campus

Making and Keeping GW Information Accessible

July 22, 2019

In an effort to continue to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for all, the George Washington University has updated its policies addressing web and digital content and disability accommodations.

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Students with Disabilities Explore Advocacy

July 20, 2018

GW collaborated with the American Association of People with Disabilities to offer a certificate program in disability advocacy.

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.