Undergraduate Student Resources

The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences offers academic and professional resources to help make the student experience as smooth, productive and enjoyable as possible.

Departmental Honors

To be considered for graduation with special honors, students must meet the departmental requirements:

  • Hold a minimum GPA of 3.75 overall
  • Hold a minimum GPA of 3.8 within the major and no grade below a B
  • Complete at least one credit of an independent study/project

Many honors students also complete research projects or fellowships during their studies.


National Student Speech Language Association



The GW chapter of the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) brings together students interested in building on-campus community and learning more about speech-language pathology and audiology as careers. GW's chapter has received Bronze Honors from the National NSSLHA Executive Council in 2020 and received  Gold Honors in 2021.

Group activities include graduate school information sessions, speech-and-hearing-related movie nights, career panels, volunteer opportunities with local libraries and much more. Follow the GW group on Facebook for more information, and email [email protected] to join.


Chapter Honors Gold NSSHLA 2022


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GW Student Resources



Academic Commons
Book peer tutoring or review sessions, research and writing help, step-by-step study strategies, language support and more.

Center for Career Services
Take advantage of career and job search coaching, self-assessment services, résumé development, networking and more. (Services offered to students and alumni.)

Undergraduate Advising
Get assistance from your Columbian College academic advisor to navigate declaring a major or minor and other academic support.

Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research
Learn about and apply for undergraduate fellowships and research awards.



Undergraduate Research Award
Apply for this $5,000 research award, open to first-years, sophomores and juniors.

Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Apply for a fellowship to support a research project carried out over several weeks or across multiple semesters.

Student Financial Assistance
Look for scholarships, Federal Work-Study positions, military benefits and other funding assistance.

Student Accounts Office
View current tuition and aid information. Applicants who request financial aid will be considered for all forms of aid available based on criteria including undergraduate GPA, courses taken, recommendations, extracurricular activities and GRE scores.