Affinity Events

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Join us during Alumni Weekend 2015 to reunite and reminisce with fellow alumni at affinity events, which highlight your identity, previous student involvement, and/or interest in areas such as:

  • Athletics
  • LGBT Alumni
  • Multicultural Alumni
  • PAF Alumni
  • Religious/Cultural Groups
  • Student Association Presidents
  • Student Organizations

If you have any questions, contact Mark Forrest at or 1-800-ALUMNI-7.

FRIDAY, 9/25 | SATURDAY, 9/26 | SUNDAY, 9/27


1-3pm Class of 1965 50-Year Reunion and Alumni Emeriti Luncheon & Induction Ceremony
Room 309, Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW
This special Golden-Anniversary event for the Class of 1965 celebrates their 50th Reunion and their induction into the Alumni Emeriti Society.  Alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago, or who are 72 years of age or older, are also invited to help celebrate their good times at GW.  In recognition of your golden reunion (or your status as a member of the Alumni Emeriti Society), your registration is complimentary for you and one guest!  Register Today.

5-7pm PAF (Presidential Administrative Fellow) Alumni Reunion
Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom, 515 20th Street NW
Please join us for the 26th anniversary year of the PAF program during the 2015-16 academic year.  RSVP directly to  The GW Alumni Association (GWAA) is a co-sponsor for this event.

6-10pm Annual GW Hillel Alumni Shabbat Dinner
Hillel Townhouse, 714 21st Street NW
Our annual Alumni Shabbat dinner brings alumni back to campus to enjoy the company of old and new friends along with our student community.  The night starts off with a happy hour (open to 21+ only) at 6pm, followed Shabbat Services at 7pm, and Shabbat Dinner and program at 8pm.

8-10pm Alumni Affinity Reunion: Celebration of Valor
7th Floor, City View Room, 1957 E Street NW
Join fellow alumni of the military-affiliated community for this special evening where we will recognize all alumni who are current service members and veterans, or family members of a current military service person.  Connect with fellow alumni and learn from GW leadership and key military alumni about how GW’s military community is changing.  



10am-12:30pm Masonic Temple Tour & Ritual Demonstration
House of the Temple, 1733 16th Street NW 
Join the brothers of the Colonial Lodge, No. 1821, a Masonic lodge of GW alumni, students, faculty, and staff for a tour and demonstration of (public) ritual.  Tours of the historic Temple, featured in Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol, will be followed by the ancient “Festive Board” ceremony.  Refreshments will be served.  The tour begins at 10 am followed by the ceremony and champagne toast at 11:30am.

11am-1pm Community Service Reception
Room 309, Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW
Join the Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service during Alumni Weekend 2015 as we recognize alumni that participated in community service and service-learning programs while at GW and beyond.  Reconnect with members of Alternative Breaks, DC Reads, Civic House, engageDC (formerly the Neighbors Project), Jumpstart, the Public Service Grant Commission, service-focused student organizations, the Human Services and Social Justice Program, the Office of Community Service and more!

3-5pm Residence Life and Housing Student Staff Reunion
Lobby, Mark Shenkman Hall, 616 23rd Street NW
All alumni who were student staff in residence life and housing are invited to attend this reception to reunite with fellow alumni and GW administrators and learn about the student residential experience today.

3-5pm GW Hatchet Open House
Hatchet Townhouse 2148 F Street NW
Come visit The Hatchet's townhouse on F Street with fellow Hatchet alumni.

4-6pm All-Athletics Alumni Reception
Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
This reception brings athletic alumni together to reminisce about their days wearing the Buff and Blue and to learn about what’s new in GW Athletics.

4-6pm LIVE La “PURA VIDA” with the GWLAA
SMPA Building, 2nd Floor Lobby, 805 21st Street NW
Join the GW Latino Alumni Association (GWLAA) for a Tasty Tequila Tasting of  “Pura Vida Tequila."  Pura Vida Tequila is an Ultra Premium Tequila distilled in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico.  Tequila samples and light hors d'ouevres will be provided.

4-7pm Delta Tau Delta Gamma Eta Chapter Alumni Open House
Delt Shelter, 526 22nd Street NW
Stop by the Shelter to reconnect and network with brothers.  Food will be served and tours of the shelter will be available by the undergraduate members.

5-7pm LGBT Alumni Reception
Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom, 515 20th Street NW
Join GW's LGBT Alumni Association as we celebrate during Alumni Weekend.  Gather with your current friends and allies and make some new connections at this annual networking reception.

5-7pm George Washington Black Alumni Association IMPACT Awards
Continental Ballroom, Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW
The George Washington Black Alumni Association (GWBAA) IMPACT Award honors three Black alumni who have a history of commitment to GW through professional endeavors and community engagement.  IMPACT Award recipients have made indelible contributions to their alma mater, their local communities, and society at large.  Join us for a reception and awards ceremony.

5-7pm GW Program Board Alumni Association (GWPBAA) Kick-off Reception
Stoney's on L, 2101 L Street NW #103
Remember Fall Fest? Cafe Gelman? Movie Night on the Quad? Epic concerts? Reminisce about your favorite memories with former PB Chairs and Members over cocktails and refreshments as we launch the GW Program Board Alumni Association!



9-10am Delta Tau Delta - The Educational Foundation for Gamma Eta, Inc. Annual Meeting
Delt Shelter, 526 22nd Street NW
Attend the Annual Meeting of The Educational Foundation for Gamma Eta, Inc.  On the agenda is the annual financial update, the election of new trustees and officers, and the appointment of committee membership.

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