Safety Information

Your GWorld Card will allow you access to your residence hall. You will only have access to the residence hall that you are currently living in and guests can be signed in with photo identification.

The GW Police Department (GWPD), Campus Advisories, the Office of Health & Safety, and Risk Management play an integral role in your residence hall living experience.

  • GWPD maintains your safety in the residence halls by limiting access to your residence hall.
  • Campus Advisories¬†will inform you about any cancellations or emergencies on campus.
  • The Office of Health & Safety ensures that your residence hall is up to safety and security standards by adhering to all local and regional safety and fire codes. In return, you must adhere to the prohibited items guidelines while you live in the residence halls.