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WELCOME CLASS OF 2027!

GET READY FOR THE MOST MEMORABLE YEARS OF YOUR LIFE.
College is a time for academic, social, and self-development. At GW Hillel, we aim to give you the tools and support you need to make the most out of your time at GW and grow as an individual.

LAUNCHPAD 2023

Looking for a way to ease the transition into college? Want to be connected with other incoming Jewish first year students? GW Hillel’s LaunchPad offers incoming first year students a unique opportunity to 'find your people' and arrive to campus welcomed with open arms by Hillel student leaders and staff.

 

What can I expect by participating in LaunchPad? 

LaunchPad helps students feel a sense of belonging from the very start of their first year on-campus.  GW Hillel works to create an experience that cultivates relationships and helps students see the city with Jewish values in mind.  Each year, we curate a unique experience but past LaunchPad groups did some of the following:

- Met with US Congress Representatives & Senators, Supreme Court Justices, and staffers to hear about the intersection of Jewish Life and Politics

- Took a Private Tour of Nationals Stadium

- Met with Small Groups for icebreakers and other social gatherings

- Q&A Sessions with upperclassmen about EVERYTHING you need to know to take advantage of your time at GW.

- Challah Baking Class with the Founders of RxChicken: an up-and-coming DC based company.

- Met with Founder of SHOUK: an incredibly delicious vegan Israeli restaurant in DC

- and more! 

Dates and registration for LaunchPad 2023 will open in mid April. Check back for updates! Make sure to sign up for our newsletter so you don't miss a moment of the fun! 

 

Please note, registration for LaunchPad is currently open only to incoming first year students.

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CONNECT WITH YOUR CLASSMATES

Find a roommate, chat about GW, or play some Jewish geography in our class of 2027 Facebook Group!

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