Schedule of Events

The full schedule of activities for Colonials Weekend will be finalized this summer.

Colonials Weekend will include academic experiences, information sessions, student performances, open houses in residence halls and other campus facilities, class reunion and affinity celebrations, and opportunities for alumni, families, students, and friends to network, reconnect, and discover the university.

Signature Events & Activities will include:

Thursday, October 19
GWAA Alumni Achievement Awards (6–9pm)

Friday, October 20
Student-Alumni Networking Reception (4–5:30 pm)
All Colonials Kickoff Party (7–9pm)
Colonials Madness (8:30–10pm)

Saturday, October 21
Deans Breakfasts/School Receptions (8–10am)
Day Trip Excursions (10am–2pm)
Family Information Sessions (10:30am–1:30pm)
Back to Thurston (12–2pm)
Taste of GW (1–3pm)
Campus Open Houses (2–4pm)
Vern Harvest (2–5pm)
What's the Buzz About? GW's Honeybees (3–4:30pm)
Acapellapalooza (4:30–6pm)
All-Athletics Alumni Reception (4:30–6:30pm)
GWBAA Impact Awards (5–7pm)
La Fiestasa (8pm–12am)

Sunday, October 22
Colonials Weekend Jazz Brunch (9–11am)
Sunday Brunch at Pelham Commons (10am–3:30pm)
Sunday Political Discourse (11:30–1pm)