Updates and Guidance Related to COVID-19

The safety and wellbeing of our students and partners is The Washington Center’s top priority.

Updates on TWC Programs and Events

This page was last updated on May 2, 2022

Every student who will be residing at TWC's residential facilities, or living independently in D.C. and participating in-person in any of our programs, is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their arrival to Washington, D.C. Additionally, per the CDC’s recommendation, TWC is requiring all eligible students to receive a booster shot. For more information regarding TWC's Coronavirus protocols, please see our COVID-19 Community Living Guidelines.

While this overall vaccination policy will apply for all in-person programs, more specific details regarding housing arrangements, programming and COVID-19 testing procedures may change semester to semester. Please refer to the tabs below for more information about the status of our programs. 

National Security Academic Seminar (May 2022)

TWC is planning to host students in Washington, D.C. for the National Security Academic Seminar from May 16-20, 2022.

Every student who participates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their arrival to Washington, D.C. per our vaccination policy. Additionally, per the CDC’s recommendation, TWC is requiring all eligible students to receive a booster shot.

Inside Washington Academic Seminar (May 2022)

Given the rise of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, this seminar was originally postponed to May, 2022. It will now take place from May 23-27, 2022 in Washington, D.C. 

Every student who participates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their arrival to Washington, D.C. per our vaccination policy. Additionally, per the CDC’s recommendation, TWC is requiring all eligible students to receive a booster shot.

Summer Academic Internship Program (June - August 2022)

TWC is planning to host students in Washington, D.C. for the Summer 2022 Academic Internship Program. We will also continue to offer the opportunity for students to participate online. Learn more about both options here.

Every student who participates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their arrival to Washington, D.C. per our vaccination policy. Additionally, per the CDC’s recommendation, TWC is requiring all eligible students to receive a booster shot.

Fall Academic Internship Program (August - December 2022)

TWC is planning to host students in Washington, D.C. for the Fall 2022 Academic Internship Program. We will also continue to offer the opportunity for students to participate online. Learn more about both options here.

Every student who participates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their arrival to Washington, D.C. per our vaccination policy. Additionally, per the CDC’s recommendation, TWC is requiring all eligible students to receive a booster shot.