Academic Resources

ADVISING

Student advising is available by appointment only. To schedule a personal appointment, please contact the program advisor below.

Biotechnology and Information Systems and Technology
Ali Eskandarian
(202) 994-8192
e-mail: aeskandarian@gwu.edu

Fundamentals of Strategic Security
Police Science
Safety Leadership
Security and Safety Leadership
Frederic Lemeiux
(703) 248-6210
e-mail: flemieux@gwu.edu

Healthcare Corporate Compliance
Jane Hyatt Thorpe
(202) 994-4183
e-mail: jane.thorpe@gwumc.edu

Integrated Information, Science, and Technology
Ali Eskandarian
(202) 994-8192
e-mail: aeskandarian@gwu.edu

Landscape Design
Sustainable Landscapes
Adele Ashkar
(202) 994-0047
e-mail: aashkar@gwu.edu

Law Firm Management
Stephen Chitwood
(202) 994-6064
e-mail: chitwood@gwu.edu

Legislative Affairs
PACS and Political Management
Steve Billet
(202) 994-6000
e-mail: gspminfo@gwu.edu

Middle-Grade Mathematics
Middle Grade Science
Ali Eskandarian
(202) 994-8192
e-mail: ea1102@gwu.edu

Molecular Biotechnology
Mark Reeves
(202) 994-6279
e-mail: reevesme@gwu.edu
Richard Donnelly
202 994-7155
e-mail: rgd@gwu.edu

Paralegal Studies
Toni Marsh
(202) 994-2844
e-mail: marsh01@gwu.edu

Political Management
Campaign Strategy
Community Advocacy
Online Politics
Dennis Johnson
(202) 994-6000
e-mail: gspminfo@gwu.edu

Public Relations
Strategic Public Relations
Larry Parnell
(202) 994-6000
e-mail: gspminfo@gwu.edu

Publishing
Arnie Grossblatt
(202) 994-7220
e-mail: arnieg@gwu.edu

Security and Safety Leadership
Frederic Lemieux
(703) 248-6210
e-mail: flemieux@gwu.edu

COUNSELING CENTER

The Counseling Center offers services and programs to assist students with personal, social, career and study problems that can interfere with educational and career goals. 

2033 K Street NW, Suite 330
202-994-5300 
Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-6:00pm; Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
E-mail: counsel@gwu.edu
http://gwired.gwu.edu/counsel 

Key services offered by the Center include:

  • An online Academic Success Center with a variety of tools and recommendations to help students organize their time, develop effective study techniques, improve their memory, and increase their test-taking abilities.
  • Individual and group counseling to help students understand and cope with issues, such as academic problems, motivation, self-esteem, self-direction, anxiety, depression, and loss.
  • A referral service for special services not offered at the Center or for open-ended (versus short-term) counseling needs.
  • Academic Success Workshops on a variety of topics, including test-taking, stress management, organizational skills, and note taking, are scheduled through the semester.
  • Academic Progress Groups offering problem-solving and support for students who are unhappy with their motivation and academic achievement at GW.
  • Career development services, including career decision workshops and individual career counseling.
  • The Personal Development Program, offering access to self-help books, pamphlets, and audio-visual tapes to explore or research personal needs, interests, and psychological and health issues.

WRITING CENTER

The Writing Center provides peer tutors that work with students, faculty and staff at all levels of writing ability and any stage of the writing process. 

Academic Center
801 22nd Street NW, Room 550
202-994-3765
Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday 9:00am-2:00pm; Sunday, 7:00pm-10:00pm
E-mail: gwriter@gwu.edu
http://www.gwu.edu/~gwriter 

Key services offered by the Center include:

  • Discovering topics and generating ideas
  • Finding and documenting supporting materials
  • Developing and organizing arguments

They provide assistance with all kinds of writing projects, including course papers, theses, speeches, and scientific reports.