Admitted Student Resources

Congratulations on your acceptance to GW's Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration!

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Welcome to the Trachtenberg School!

Congratulations on your offer of admission! We are excited to welcome you to the Trachtenberg community of scholars, practitioners, and students. We look forward to supporting you throughout your journey. 

Now that you have received your offer of admission, please review our admitted student resources for information on your next steps as well as ways to engage with the Trachtenberg School before you join our community this Fall. 

Admitted Student Events

To learn more about the Trachtenberg School and the larger D.C. community, we are hosting a series of events for newly admitted students. We hope you will discover why Trachtenberg is the right school for you.  Please check back to see the full schedule.

View Event Schedule

Commit to the Trachtenberg School!

The first step to enrolling is to confirm your attendance by responding to your Offer of Admission. Your admission letter is sent to you electronically through the online application portal. Please print a copy for your records.

Please View Your Decision letter to accept or deny the offer of admission through the Reply to Offer link. Please ensure you Reply to Offer before the deadline indicated in your admission letter. If you received an award, you will also need to log-in to the GWeb Information System and complete the online award acceptance form. To log into GWeb, enter your GWid (provided in your admission letter) and Personal Identification Number (PIN). By default, your PIN is your date of birth in this format: MMDDYY.

Accept Your Offer

Connect with the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Throughout the application process, you most likely communicated with our parent school, the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS). CCAS is the largest school on campus and offers many resources to our Trachtenberg students in addition to what we offer. Learn more about registration, housing, funding, and student health requirements through their site as well as additional opportunities to get to know GW. 

Next Steps

Fall 2024 Orientation

Stay tuned!

All incoming students are required to attend orientation. We will send more information about orientation timing and events to admitted students directly.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]. Thank you and we look forward to having you as part of the Trachtenberg community!