GWid: Faculty & Staff

A GWid is an alphanumeric value used to identify an individual’s records within GW’s administrative systems. Your GWid is the letter "G" followed by an 8-digit number.

The use of GWids reduce the use of Social Security numbers, where possible, in administrative records and university systems. 

If you have forgotten your GWid you may retrieve your GWid through the GWid Retrieval Request Form.  Please review the GWid retrieval and terms of use information before requesting to retrieve your GWid.

GWid Retrieval Request

Resources

GWid FAQs
GWid Retrieval and Terms of Use
What's the difference between a GWid and NetID?

GWid At A Glance

Eligibility

Students, faculty, staff and alumni

Requirements

You must have a formal affiliation with GW

Resources

GWid FAQs
GWid Retrieval and Terms of Use
What's the difference between a GWid and NetID?

Support

Contact the IT Support Center at ithelp@gwu.edu