Milestones & Checklists

Act: Things for You to Do & Learn

Click on each of the milestones for tools, tips, and resources on actions to take and things to learn during your first year experience.

Before your first day

Learn about GW’s culture before you arrive. Locate important information about required forms, employee benefits, and life at GW and in DC.

On your first day

Find out what you need to do and learn to be ready on your first day.

In your first 30 days

Find out how to enroll in benefit plans and explore the process for setting performance goals with your manager.

In your first 90-180 days

Participate in university events and establish professional development goals with your manager.

In your first year

Learn about the GW Values and how you can get involved with the larger GW and DC communities!