Email & NetID

Your GW email account is your account on GW's university-wide e-mail system. Your NetID is your primary GW username and is the prefix portion of your GW email address (NetID@gwu.edu). Your NetID is used to sign in to a variety of GW applications for alumni, including:

Log In with Your NetID

For users who have already claimed their NetID accounts:

Log in to myGW

Determine if You Have a NetID

If you do not know if you have a NetID or had a NetID before but do not remember it, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumolc@gwu.edu or 202-994-6435. We will send you your log-in information within two business days.

Alumni of the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Mount Vernon College and Ben Franklin University who did not attend GW and did not receive a GWID during their time as a student can utilize this option by contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at alumolc@gwu.edu or 202-994-6435 for assistance.

Get a NetID

Graduates of 2003 or Later

If you graduated in 2003 or later and have never used your e-mail account or logged into GW systems before, you have not claimed your NetID.

To claim your NetID, you will need to enter your GWid (ID number), name, and date of birth. If you do not know your GWid, please follow the instructions to retrieve it.

Claim a NetID

Graduates of 2002 or Earlier

If you graduated in 2002 or earlier, you will need to register as a first-time user to receive a NetID. To register, you will need to enter your GWid (ID number), name, and date of birth. If you do not know your GWid, please follow the instructions to retrieve it.

Register

Don't Know Your GWid?

A GWid is an alphanumeric value used to identify an individual’s records within GW’s administrative systems. Your GWid is the letter "G" followed by an 8-digit number.

Look Up Your GWid