FOR COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL
We deeply regret that you have decided to leave GW, but understand that you are making the decision that best aligns with your academic and personal goals. Below are the steps required for you to withdraw to help ensure a smooth transition.
- KNOW YOUR DEADLINES.
Deadlines vary at both University and school levels. Knowing them can help you prioritize your withdrawal steps and clarify your options.
- MEET WITH YOUR ADVISING OFFICE.
Your advisor can help guide you through the process, confirm deadlines, and get you started on the appropriate forms, including the Undergraduate Withdrawal Form. The completion of this form kicks off your withdrawal process.
- FINALIZE YOUR WITHDRAWAL WITH OSS.
The Office for Student Success will help you through your next steps, including reaching out to other GW offices.
- SETTLE ACCOUNT BALANCES AND REQUEST GWORLD REFUND.
Reach out to Student Accounts to see if you have any remaining balances or credits. Reach out to the GWorld Office to request a refund if you have a balance on your GWorld card.
- CONTACT GW HOUSING.
Cancel your contract and begin the steps of checking out.
- UPDATE INFORMATION ON GWEB.
Should anyone at the University need to contact you, please make sure your personal information is up-to-date.
- CHECK IN WITH AFFILIATED GW OFFICES.
Learn how your withdrawal will impact your affiliation with offices such as Office of Student Financial Aid & Student Accounts, Athletics, Disabilities Student Services, International Services Office, Military & Veteran Services, and Student Rights & Responsibilities.
- COMPLETE THE GW WITHDRAWAL INTERVIEW.
Let us know your reason for leaving so that we can best support you throughout the process and should you decide to return to GW.
Tompkins Hall Suite 106
Should you decide to return to GW to complete your undergraduate studies, you can contact The Office for Student Success to begin the process.