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Colonials Weekend 2020: A Virtual Experience

Start Date:
Thursday, October 1, 2020
End Date:
Saturday, October 3, 2020


Put on your festive Buff & Blue gear and join us online for a reimagined Colonials Weekend designed to keep our global community connected!

Hear remarks from President LeBlanc, learn the perspectives of some of GW’s best and brightest political minds about the upcoming 2020 elections, and enjoy a moderated conversation with Emmy-nominated actress, Yvonne Orji, CCAS BA ‘05, GWSPH MPH ‘08, of the acclaimed television series, Insecure. All attendees will also have the chance to (re)connect with other members of the GW community via a networking lounge, video bios, and one-on-one and small group conversations via our state-of-the-art virtual platform.

Special reunion celebrations have been planned for alumni in undergraduate classes ending in 0s and 5s, and alumni affinity groups will also be gathering for receptions throughout the weekend.

Registration is complimentary for all GW community members!


Registration will close at 11:59 PM EDT on Thursday, October 1. All CW2020 attendees must be pre-registered; day-of registration will not be available this year.