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While we may not be gathering together in person for this special occasion, there are still plenty of ways to help connect with each other and create community, proudly display your GW spirit and keep yourself—and fellow GW faithful—in the loop about all things bicentennial. Be sure to visit this section frequently for all updates on how you can get involved as we celebrate 200 years.





The GW experience is a tapestry of "Only at GW" moments, in and out of the classroom, on and off campus. We want to hear about your favorite GW moment or memory.

Share Your Memory

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"Happy Birthday, GW" Messages

Thank you to all who submitted videos wishing GW a Happy 200th Birthday. Now you can view a collection of these messages from our wonderfully diverse and dynamic GW community. Raise High!

View the Birthday Messages




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Bicentennial Highlights 

Don’t miss any news, events or updates throughout GW’s Bicentennial year. Find out more about what is happening and how you can stay informed and involved.

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There are many ways in which you can celebrate GW’s historic progress—all while helping build our future. Find out more about how you can be a part of the bicentennial.

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As GW enters its third century, ambitious plans are underway to pioneer research breakthroughs that will affect millions of lives, reduce GW’s carbon footprint, and ensure that a GW education is accessible to all who qualify regardless of their financial circumstances. With your help, GW will continue striving to build a greater world.

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Bicentennial Downloads

Show off your bicentennial pride with these free downloads, including a downloadable pennant, coloring pages (for kids young and old), Zoom backgrounds and more.

Bicentennial merchandise including shirts and jackets

Bicentennial Merchandise

Celebrate GW’s 200th in style with an array of exclusive GW Bicentennial apparel, accessories and more. Everything looks better in buff and blue!






GW Magazine

This special issue of GW Magazine highlights two centuries full of the unique people, historic moments and significant impact that have made the George Washington University the exciting and illustrious institution that it is. Enjoy it from cover to cover—and perhaps uncover quite a few things you did not know.

Read the Bicentennial Magazine Issue