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Plan Your Trip

When planning your stay for GW Colonials Weekend, enjoy discounts and services just for the GW community!

Booking Travel

Hotel Discounts

2117 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20037    
Room Rate: $245 Single (rate available through 9/19)
Use special offer code "GWU Development Alumni Relation" for special rate

1522 K Street, NW, Washington, DC, 200051-888-492-8847
Room Rate: $229 Single (rates available through 9/19
Meeting Name: GWU Alumni (note: discount available to all Colonials, not just alumni)
Use special offer code "G-GWUR" for special rate

515 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006
1-800-321-2211 or 202-296-5700
Room Rate: $229 Standard (rate available through 9/28)
For special rate, please mention “GW Development & Alumni Relations Room Block”

1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209
1-800-228-9290 or 703-524-6400
Room Rate: $225 Standard (rate available through 9/28)
For special rate, please mention “GW Development & Alumni Relations Room Block” or book online to secure the group rate.

839 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
Club Quarters Hotels are full-service hotels located in Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. Through GW's membership, alumni have access to low, fixed rate stays and a myriad of member benefits. Book online

Getting Around


The following garages are open during Alumni Weekend:

University Parking Garage
Hours: 24/7
Location: H Street between 22nd and 23rd streets, under Science and Engineering Hall

Marvin Center Garage
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7am–midnight. Closed on weekends.
Location: H Street between 21st and 22nd streets, NW

G Street Garage
Hours: 24/7
Location: 20th Street between F and G streets, and 21st Street between F and G streets, NW
The G Street Garage is the university’s first self-service visitor’s garage. This garage accepts all major credit cards.

Elliott School Garage
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7am–11pm. Closed on weekends.
Location: 19th Street, near E Street, NW

Vern Express

The Vern Express, a free shuttle service connecting the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses, is available to all alumni and their families. The primary Foggy Bottom Campus departure point is from 23rd and G streets, NW (Funger Hall).

Please visit transportation.gwu.edu or call (202) 994-5037 for more information.


Free pedicab service will be available for all alumni and their families during Alumni Weekend. Look for the pedicab stop signs around campus to see where you can hop on!

Childcare Options

Local Childcare Agencies

Seeking Sitters
Sign-Up Fee: $59.99
Hourly rate varies according to number of children.
Mention “George Washington Alumni Weekend” for special rates.

White House Nannies
Daily Agency Referral Fee: $65
Hourly Rate: $16–20
Mention “The George Washington University Alumni Weekend 2016” for special rate

Disability Access

Disability Access

Most facilities at the George Washington University are ADA compliant. If you have special needs or for further information, please contact Disability Support Services.

Disability Support Services
Rome Hall
801 22nd Street, NW, Suite 102
202-994-8250 | dss@gwu.edu