Welcome to Off-Campus Student Affairs!

Sunrise over the US Capitol Building

The Office of Off-Campus Student Affairs (OCSA) extends community building and learning beyond the campus of the George Washington University by providing resources, services, and programs designed to assist and guide students in navigating the process of moving from residential living on campus to independent living in the surrounding community. Our office is committed to educating students on how to become active and responsible members in their surrounding communities.

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Be A Good Neighbor Mandatory Training

One of the great benefits of attending The George Washington University is our location in the Foggy Bottom/West End and Foxhall communities.  We enjoy numerous cultural activities, excellent shopping, restaurants, and entertainment opportunities. As a member of the GW, Foggy Bottom/West End and Foxhall communities, we all have a responsibility to be good citizens and good neighbors.

Students who complete the orientation by the deadline (September 30th) will be entered to win one of the several prizes including a GW swag bag from the GW Bookstore, an Amazon Echo Dot or a Whole Foods gift basket. 

Online Orientation
The primary goal of this training is to enable you to understand your rights and responsibilities as a citizen of the Foggy Bottom and Washington, DC communities. With this knowledge you can contribute to creating an environment that embraces the concept of community and respect. Please complete this required training by September 30th , 2017. Depending on your familiarity with the content and learning style, the training will take you approximately 5­-10 minutes to complete. 

To complete the online training, please follow the directions below:

  • Please sign to GW blackboard at https://blackboard.gwu.edu/
    • If you are living on campus, the following class will be displayed on your course list: Orientation for on campus students
    • If you are living off campus, the following class will be displayed on your course list: Orientation for off campus students
  • Click on the class to start the training. 




Quiet Zone Campaign

Trash and Recycling Collection Guidelines

Be A Good Neighbor, Be Aware of the Trash and Recycling Guidelines in the District of Columbia!

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