Getting to GW

The George Washington University is located in the Foggy Bottom area of downtown Washington, within easy reach of the White House, the Capitol, most federal departments and agencies, the World Bank, the Brookings Institution, the Urban Institute, and many other governmental institutions, research organizations and professional associations.

The Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
Media and Public Affairs Building
805 21st Street, NW
Suite 601
Washington, DC 20052



If you are traveling by Metro to campus, exit at the stop marked Foggy Bottom/GWU. As you exit the station, you will be at 23rd and I (Eye) Streets. There is a short three-block walk to the Trachtenberg School on the northeast corner of 21st and H streets.


From North: Interstate 95 south to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Turn right onto Florida Avenue (just past the Washington Hilton) and turn left immediately onto 21st Street.

From Northwest: Interstate 270 to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Follow directions as given in From North.

From West: Interstate 66 and Route 50 both connect with the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge. Cross the bridge and exit left at E Street, then again at Virginia Avenue. Bear left, following signs for 23rd Street. Turn right on 23rd Street and continue a few blocks to campus. Turn right on H Street.

From South: Interstate 95 to Interstate 395 Arlington Memorial Bridge exit. Cross the bridge and bear left at the Lincoln Memorial. Turn left onto 23rd Street, NW, and follow directions as given in From West.


A visitor's parking garage is located between 23rd and 22nd Streets and H and Eye Streets. The visitor entrance is on Eye Street.