Submit Your Photo NOW!

Email your photo submission before July 25th for a chance to be featured on the Snap Summer Photo Contest's gallery page. Be sure to provide your name, a caption that describes your photo and where you’re from to

Snap Summer Photo Contest

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The Summer and Special Programs Snap Summer Photo Contest has a simple goal: to celebrate the beauty of summer on GW’s campuses and the DC Metro area through photography. All GW students, including visiting students, are invited to submit photos. We’re looking for images that best capture the Spirit of Summer at GW and in the DC metro area. Use your smartphone or camera to tell your story.

Submission Guidelines

Email your photo submission, name, a caption that describes your photo and where you’re from to  Please make sure your photo is in JPEG format, and the file size shouldn’t exceed 3MB.

Summer and Special Programs reserves the right to retain all images for possible future marketing use.

Contest Process

We will accept submissions from April 17th through July 25th, and post our favorites on the Snap Summer Photo Gallery. After July 25th, the three finalists will be selected, announced and shown on Snap Summer's Photo Gallery.

Photograph License.  By participating, all entrants grant to GW an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid-up royalty free license to the Photographs created and submitted during participation in the Contest with the right to use, make, have made, produce, reproduce, copy, and distribute for any non-commercial or academic purpose, in the United States and throughout the world. 

Eligibility.  The Contest is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law, rule, or regulation. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.

Release of Liability and Issues of Law.  By participating, all entrants release GW and its respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all liability with respect to and in any way arising from participating in this Contest and/or acceptance or use of any prize.

This Promotion is governed by all applicable Federal, state and local laws and regulations are applicable. The local and federal courts of the District of Columbia shall have sole jurisdiction of any controversies regarding the contest and the laws of the District of Columbia shall govern the contest. Each entrant waives any and all objections to jurisdiction and venue in the courts of the District of Columbia and hereby submits to the jurisdiction of those courts.

Snap Summer Photo Galleries

From April 17 through July 25th, GW students can submit photos for the Snap Summer Photo Contest. We’ll post our favorites, and display them via the links below.