GW houses approximately 7,500 undergraduate students on two undergraduate campuses and throughout nearly 30 residence halls. The two campuses, our Foggy Bottom campus located in the heart of Washington DC, and the Mount Vernon Campus, located in the historical Foxhall neighborhood of Washington DC, are connected by a ten-minute shuttle ride that brings students back and forth throughout the day. Many of GW’s residence halls are converted hotels or apartment buildings; as such, the overwhelming majority of our residence hall rooms have private bathrooms and kitchens for residents to use. Every residence hall on campus has student lounges and study spaces for residents to use, and several residence halls also have leased dining venues built into their spaces. One building, Shenkman Hall for upperclassmen, is the host of a Dunkin Donuts and Pita Pit; another residence hall, Potomac House for freshmen, houses Carvings, a grill and sandwich shop. Our entire campus is equipped with wireless internet and cable television.
In October 2012, the GW Board of Trustees approved the construction of a new 850-bed residence hall to be completed in fall 2016. This $130 million project, which will top out by spring 2015, will house sophomores and juniors in efficiency-style apartments and Affinity Housing environments that will allow students to combine their residential experience with their academic pursuits or extra-curricular interests. It will also include outside food retailers in the lower level in the building.
When campaigning for an RHA Hall Council position, you must include the RHA logo and the GW logo on your flyers. Below, you will find the traditional RHA logos, including one with a transparent background for importing ease. Happy campaigning!