Reimagine Thurston Hall

Thurston Hall is a GW icon that has played a central role in campus life for more than 50 years, creating thousands of relationships, stories and shared memories.

Completed for fall 2022 move-in, the Thurston Hall renovation provides students with a healthy and modern home for living and learning while still fostering what Thurston does best — build community for GW generations of students.

Follow along as Joseph Decilos, Class of 2024, takes you on an exclusive tour of the new and improved Thurston Hall!



Be a Part of the Mosaic

Commemorate your piece of Thurston’s history with a name plate mosaic tile that will come together to create a remarkable piece of art in the reimagined residence hall.

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Thurston by the Numbers


1 dining hall
820 beds
16 study lounges



Join the Legacy

Thurston Hall has made its mark on thousands of GW students. Now, it’s time to leave your legacy in this iconic building.

Browse Naming Opportunities


Share Your Thurston Memory

You’ve lived and learned in Thurston, but now’s your time to reminisce. Share your meaningful Thurston experiences and how they had an impact on you and your time at GW.

Share Your Memory




Support the Thurston Hall Renovation Project

Be a part of the reimagined Thurston Hall and support future generations of GW students who will call Thurston Hall home.

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Updates on the Reimagined Thurston Hall

Student moves with suitcase into Thurston Hall

New Students Move into GW, including the Recently Renovated Thurston Hall

Students and parents impressed by amenities and features of the F Street residence hall’s transformation project.

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Friends of Leon Rosenman, BBA ’81, are raising funds to honor a remarkable memory

Thurston Hall Terrace Named for Beloved Alumnus

Friends of Leon Rosenman, BBA ’81, are raising funds to honor a remarkable memory.

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