Community & Student Life

Check Out the MBA Association

The MBA Association (MBAA) is the official MBA student governing body at the School of Business. Established in 2001, the MBAA seeks to enhance the educational experience at the University by sponsoring activities that promote student involvement and foster a sense of community.

MBA Association



Join a Student Organization

Alumni repeatedly describe their experience with GW’s student organizations as one of the most rewarding features of their time at GW. With over 17 clubs to choose from, GW Student Orgs offer something for everyone. Join your peers for community & entertainment, or get leadership experience by running for student office. Find a club that interests you!

Student Clubs & Orgs



Explore Housing Options in DC

Finding a place to live that is convenient and comfortable is important, and Washington, D.C. provides various housing options that will meet your needs. The housing guide will provide you with a starting point to begin your transition to DC!

The DC Housing Guide (pdf)



Washington Metropolitan Area

    The local bus and metro/subway system for Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland.
  • Arlington Transit (ART)
    Local bus system providing service within Arlington County, Virginia
  • DC Circulator
    Local bus system with limited service between the popular neighborhoods of Washington, DC
  • Fairfax Connector
    Local bus system providing service within Fairfax County, Virginia



  • Amtrak
    National train service that offers service coast-to-coast.
  • MARC
    MARC Train Service is a commuter rail system whose service areas include Harford County, Maryland; Baltimore City; Washington D.C.; Brunswick, Maryland; Frederick, Maryland and Martinsburg, West Virginia. MARC Train Service operates Monday through Friday only.
  • Virginia Railway Express
    The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is a regional/commuter rail service that connects the Northern Virginia suburbs to Union Station in Washington, DC, via two lines: the Fredericksburg Line from Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the Manassas Line from Broad Run/Airport station in Bristow, Virginia.



DC Events

Located in the heart of the city, GW gives students the opportunity to explore all of what DC has to offer. From monthly festivals, world-class museums to its lively nightlife you can find almost everything you hoped for right here in DC. Start exploring today!

Explore DC!