Work-Life and Wellness Awards

We are committed to making GW a great place to work and are proud of the many awards GW has received related to our work-life and wellness programs.

The Alliance for Work-Life Progress Work-Life Seal of Distinction is designed to recognize employers who demonstrate leadership in workplace strategies and practices to help employees achieve success in work-life effectiveness.

Received in 2013, 2014, & 2015

The Washington Business Journal named the George Washington University on its 2014 list of greater Washington’s healthiest employers. GW was the only higher education institution recognized for creating some of the best wellness work programs in the city. 
Received in 2014


The American Heart Association recognizes employers as Fit-Friendly Worksites for creating a culture of wellness in the workplace.

Gold in 2012, 2013
Platinum in 2014

The Regional Breast-Feeding Friendly Workplace Awards recognize work sites within the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia who are committed to promoting and protecting their female employees' rights to provide human milk to their infants as long as they may choose.

Received gold level recognition in 2014, received silver level recognition 2013

LifeWork Strategies (a member of Adventist HealthCare) Flu Fighter Award recognizes employers for their efforts in preventing influenza.

Recieved in 2013


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Wellbeing Hotline

Our Wellbeing Hotline is a one-stop-shop for help with personal issues, planning for life events, or simply managing daily life.