The Advising Center

The Academic Hub for All Undergraduate Students

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Advising Availability Spring 2018 Registration
November 6 - November 17

Increased Advising Availability for Spring 2018 Registration 
Extended Express Advising Hours: 

Monday through Friday | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Monday through Thursday | 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Friday, November 10 and 17 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

No appointment needed! Students may sign in at the front desk to meet with an advisor-on-duty for 15 minutes or less to discuss their Spring 2018 schedule. Freshmen can have their Advising Center hold lifted during Extended Express Advising. 

Our Location & Hours


Where We Are

Duquès Hall, Suite 456
2201 G St NW
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-7027


Fall 2017 Hours

  • Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Our Mission

The GWSB Advising Center supports and empowers our students to achieve their educational goals through:

  • Goal Setting/Academic Planning: We work with students to develop a plan to ensure timely completion of their educational goals.
  • Development: We are committed to empowering students to make decisions, grow, and develop into independent thinkers and learners as they advance through their educational process at GWSB.
  • Advocacy: We serve as our students’ advocates when appropriate, both within the University and to external parties.
  • Resources: We provide our students with information to help develop their academic skills by referring them to the appropriate academic resources.
  • Logistics: We provide students with the tools to access the necessary resources at GW to achieve success, which will serve as a foundation for future means of adapting to new environments.
  • Advising Services: The Advising Center assists students in the following areas:
    • Course Selection and Registration
    • Concentration/Major/Minor Selection
    • Interpreting University Policies and Procedures
    • Academic Planning for Study Abroad
    • Tutoring Referrals
    • Academic Success and Academic Probation Coaching
    • Graduation
    • Petitions and Course Substitution Requests

We are available to assist students with any problems or questions that arise during their careers as GWSB undergraduate students.