Building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff who have completed all of the steps outlined on GW's Onward website. No one will be allowed to sign in without a physical GWorld card or enter the library if their GWorld card tap is denied. Library access is not available for alumni or visitors. Masks are required inside all library buildings.

Forms and Surveys


The ETD Access Approval Form should be turned into your Graduate School ETD Administrator either in person or by email at the time you upload your dissertation/thesis.


Note: The ETD ID number (at the upper right corner of the form) is the five digit account number assigned when you create an account in the ProQuest ETD Administrator.


All Graduate Students: In order to receive your tickets for the University Commencement Ceremony, you must complete the Graduation Student Survey. 

GW Graduation Student Survey


Doctoral Candidates Only: In addition to the Graduation Student Survey above, you are required to complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates. 

Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)