Academic Support Resources

The Writing Center

The Writing Center can assist students with paper content and construction for assignments at GW. The Writing Center is a popular resource; make sure you make an appointment early and with enough time for a given assignment. The Writing Center will not help with grammar or copy-edit papers.

Tutoring

GW has a number of tutoring programs in place to assist students in multiple disciplines across the university:

  • The GW Tutoring Initiative offers students 10 free hours of one-on-one tutoring each academic year and group or drop-in tutoring.
  • A number of departments and programs also offer tutoring for students taking courses in those disciplines. Find subject-specific tutoring.

The Language Center

The Language Center provides tutoring for any language taught at GW on a walk-in basis. Find a language tutor.

GW Libraries

There are number of ways to communicate (email, anonymous instant message, in-person) with a GW librarian, who can guide you through the GW library system. The GW Libraries also have resources available to support student research. They are more than popular study spots on campus, they house a great deal of other helpful resources beyond books: academic journals, research databases, and the Writing Center.

Disability Support Services

Disability Support Services (DSS) works with students to provide academic support and accommodations for students who may need them. DSS provides a number of accommodations for students including:

  • Alternative Text Materials
  • Assistive Technology
  • Classroom Accessibility
  • Housing Accessibility
  • Interpreting and Captioning Services
  • Note-taking Assistance
  • Test Proctoring Services

The Center for Undergraduate Fellowships & Research

The Center for Undergraduate Fellowships & Research GW undergraduates and alumni with information, guidance, and support as they learn about and apply for research opportunities and national fellowship competitions.

Office of Academic Integrity

The Office of Academic Integrity addresses instances of academic dishonesty which take place within the university community, promotes academic integrity through educational initiatives, and administers the university’s academic disciplinary procedures detailed within the “Code of Academic Integrity.”