Thurston Hall Documentary

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A Look Inside 

As one of the great, beloved landmarks of GW, Thurston Hall has not only been home to tens of thousands for more than half a century, but is also truly the house of a million memories. Let’s take an inside look at Thurston.


Collage of diverse students in Thurston Hall

Thurston's Past

Thurston honors its pioneering namesake, Mabel Nelson Thurston, GW’s first female undergraduate student. For more than 50 years, the fabled residence hall has played a central role in campus life. For those who lived and learned in Thurston, now’s your chance to relive it. Join the legacy, share your memories and more.

Rendering of new Thurston hall space

Thurston's Future

Slated to re-open in fall 2022, the updated and upgraded Thurston Hall is more than a renovation—it’s a reimagination. See what’s in store for future generations of GW.