People, Offices, and Resources to Support You

In addition to your manager, coworkers, and others in your department and around campus, there are many resources, offices, and individuals available to support you.


  • The GW Portal – Your electronic gateway to information at GW. The portal includes an online staff, faculty, and student directory and the GWeb Info system which is used to view your personal payroll and benefit information online.  Log-into your GW email and calendar through the GW Portal, as well. In addition to these helpful sections, there’s even more to explore in the GW Portal.
  • GWid Office – You will need a GW ID, also known as your "GWid."  Your GWid is used in place of your social security number and is required to log in to the GWeb Info System. You’ll use your GWid to access many online services and resources at GW.
  • Professional Development – Here at GW, we prioritize the development of our people. Workplace Learning & Development (WLD) is a professional development resource for all GW employees, with the vision to help GW attract and retain the right talent through our university's commitment to helping people reach their full potential. 
  • Violence in the Workplace ResourcesThis website is designed to bring together resources, options and information for faculty and staff regarding violence in the workplace.
  • Event Calendars – Find out what’s happening on campus with GW’s event calendars.


  • Information Technology Support Center – Need help setting up your email address? Getting a phone number? Setting up a PIN? The IT Support Center can walk you through your technical needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Employee Benefits – Need to know what benefits you are eligible for here at GW? The Benefits Administration department can provide you with information and answer any questions you may have.
  • Payroll – Need help understanding your pay stub? Or information about options like direct deposit? Want to set up pre-tax benefits for transportation? The Payroll Office is available to help you with these, and other, services.
  • Office of Safety and Security – Need to know the latest safety information? Are you curious if inclement weather is affecting the university’s operating status? You’ll find important safety and emergency preparedness information on the GW Campus Advisories website.