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Georgetown University

About

History

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs.

Education

We live at the intersection of teaching and doing, where learning is more than the transmission of knowledge, it is an act of collaboration and practice. Under the mentorship of our distinguished faculty, you’ll go beyond the information to not just learn about your field, but also to learn your field’s way of thinking. 

Research

We are a global research community collaborating across our campuses and around the world. As people for others, our students and professors seek the truth to solve problems locally and globally. We’re probing major health and science frontiers and tackling data to shape public policy and understand how society can use technological advances for good. From bench to bedside and practice to policy we are innovators, incubating ideas to improve our communities and inform policy. We share ideas and shape the future.

Career

The university provides distinct career opportunities at our Main Campus and Medical Center in historic Georgetown as well as at the Law Center on Capitol Hill, the School of Continuing Studies in Downtown Washington and our School of Foreign Service program in Doha, Qatar. No matter where you work at Georgetown, you are part of a diverse university community that reaches across the globe.

Services

Housing services

Get ready to settle in at Georgetown. Live on campus in a suite-style room, apartment or living-learning community, or apply to the Capitol Applied Learning Lab (CALL), where you’ll live in the heart of Washington, DC, intern during the day and take classes at night. Make your home in one of the most exciting cities in the world.

Library services

Pursue research at Georgetown’s libraries, which include more than 3.5 million holdings. Whether your focus is on a specific discipline, interdisciplinary areas or emerging fields, our libraries offer academic resources, a maker hub, collaborative spaces and more. Explore our specialized legal, medical, scientific, bioethical and theological collections.

ICT services

At the portal, you can contact the Service Center by phone, email, or chat, or by submitting a help request any time of day. You can also search our knowledge base, which has an extensive library of Georgetown service- and technology-related articles with answers to many common problems.

Medical services

The student health center offers the full spectrum of primary care including on-site labs to Georgetown students with the mission of supporting health while in a rigorous academic environment.  We do preventive care including physicals, well women, STI screening and pre-travel visits.  We handle urgent needs such as infections, injuries, and more complex problems with same day appointments. 

Student Life

Campus life

We are a community that’s bursting with energy and ideas. You feel it in residences built around shared passions and our over 350 clubs and organizations. You see it in the way we own our many differences. Wherever you come from and wherever you’re headed, there’s a place for you at Georgetown.

Sports facilities

Run, cycle, swim and play. We’ll support your mind, body and soul, whether you’re striving for personal fitness or glory on the field or court. Access wellness coaching, personal training, and fitness classes. Join teams ranging from intramural to club. Enjoy top fitness facilities, and even Red Cross certifications, on your path to wellness.

Student clubs

Hundreds of student clubs and organizations provide opportunities for you to explore your interests and meet new people. You can find clubs for everything from performing arts to mentorships to journalism to tutoring downtown. Have a dream for a club that doesn’t yet exist? The Center for Student Engagement can help you make your dream become a reality by starting a club of your own.

Accreditation

Georgetown University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Middle States region includes the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States

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