Lifelong Learning

We are committed to enhancing the university’s mission to provide alumni with lifelong learning opportunities. Take advantage of the various resources available to alumni.

Virtual Professional Development Opportunities


 Join our Virtual Book Clubs

Join fellow GW alumni in one or both of our online book clubs focused on the topics of professional development and lifelong learning. This learning and networking opportunity is completely free for alumni, you just have to get a copy of the book(s) to participate. The book clubs are hosted by our trusted partner PBC Guru, a book club management company. Register today for the Professional Development Book Club and/or the Lifelong Learning Book Club

 Participate in a GWebinar

GWebinars is an online professional development webinar series delivered by GW alumni, staff, faculty, parents, and industry experts. If you’re interested in presenting a future webinar, fill out our volunteer form and select "present on a professional development topic in a GWebinar."


Greater Wisdom: Where Learning Lives

Greater Wisdom is a dynamic hub for the perpetual student, a destination for GW’s forever curious. With Greater Wisdom, you can access new knowledge, stay engaged and continue to pursue your love of learning. Tap into our enriching content at any time–whether from your office, home or on the go.

 Digital Content Library

For those inspired by the joy of gaining new knowledge, not to mention all things GW, you’ll find engaging films, presentations, events and more that highlight our diverse GW community in the digital content library.

 GW Faculty Spotlights

Faculty spotlights focus on GW scholars who are addressing current topics and emerging issues. Share in GW’s exciting academic atmosphere through the work of our exceptional faculty who are finding creative solutions to society's most complex problems.

 Additional Resources

Check out additional resources for more ways to keep exploring and building your skills with access to even more university resources and information.


Test and Library Resources


 Prepare for Graduate, Law, or Medical School

Kaplan Test Prep and George Washington University Alumni Association have formed a partnership to offer you a great deal on test preparation courses. Members of George Washington University and their immediate family members can take advantage of this benefit by calling our National Enrollment Experience team at 1-800-KAP-TEST.

This partnership entitles you to save 10% off any GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT In- Person, Live Online, Self-Paced course (Excludes Summer Intensive Program, Private Tutoring and is not stackable with other discounts). Please contact [email protected] to redeem a special 10% off code.

 Use GW Library Resources

All alumni can access a variety of GW library e-resources, borrow library books and other materials, and enter Gelman Library with a valid GWorld alumni ID card. For more information on alumni library resources, ask a librarian.


Course Audit

Good news! GW is proud to offer a variety of educational opportunities to foster a community of lifelong learners. The Course Audit Program is a not-for-credit benefit available to GW alumni of all class years to continue their education by auditing in-person courses at one of our campuses. Register for Fall 2023 by September 8.