Advisory Archive

Browse through past advisories below.

Special Event Advisory: The Beginning of the End of AIDS: Hosted by the ONE Campaign and (RED)

November 30, 2011

President Barack Obama along with a group of high profile panelists will speak at a ONE Campaign event to be held at GW's Jack Morton Auditorium on December 1, 2011, at 10 a.m.

Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System November 9 at 2 p.m.

November 08, 2011

A reminder from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):

Possible Natural Gas Leak Near Thurston/Mitchell Residence Halls

November 07, 2011

DC Fire Department reports possible natural gas leak near Thurston/Mitchell Residence Halls.  Thurston/Mitchell Halls being evacuated as a precaution.  Residents may go to the Marvin Cent

UPDATE: Situation Clear at Thurston/Mitchell Halls

November 07, 2011

DC Fire clears situation at 19th and F Streets, NW.

Thurston and Mitchell Halls may be reoccupied.

GW Launches New GW Alert System

November 04, 2011

To enhance emergency communications, the George Washington University has launched an upgraded emergency communication system.

Testing of GW's Emergency Communications Systems, Wednesday, November 2

November 02, 2011
On Wednesday, November 2, 2011, four components of GW’s emergency communications systems will be tested:
  • GW Campus Advisories website (principal method used

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Dedication Ceremony This Weekend

October 13, 2011

On Sunday, October 16, 2011, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial dedication ceremony will take place at West Potomac Park on the National Mall.

International Monetary Fund/World Bank Meetings, Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25 (Updated 9/22/11)

September 22, 2011

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank will host their fall meetings at the IMF/World Bank complex in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, DC on Friday, September 23 through S

Message from President Knapp

September 09, 2011

To the George Washington University community:

Flood Warning Issued for DC Metro Area Until 11:15 p.m., Wednesday, September 7

September 07, 2011

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Washington, DC metropolitan area effective until 11:15 p.m., Wednesday, September 7, 2011.  A flood warning indicates that flood

Updates on Hurricane Irene, August 28 (Updated 10:26 p.m.)

August 28, 2011

The fallen tree in front of Gelman Library has been removed. Gelman library will be open for normal hours of operation August 29, 2011.

Tropical Storm Warning, Flash Flood Watch & Safety Precautions (Updated 8/28, 11:30 a.m.)

August 26, 2011

National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the District of Columbia & Metropolitan Area a

Updates on Hurricane Irene and Canceled Events (Updated 8/28, 10:00 a.m.)

August 25, 2011

The university is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Irene, which may affect our region on Saturday, August 27, our official “move-in” day for new and returning students.

Aston Residents Hall Evacuated Due to Carbon Monoxide Leak

August 24, 2011

Aston Residents Hall has been evacuated after elevated levels of carbon monoxide were detected in the building.