Welcome to Georgetown University! We are excited to have you as part of the campus community.
Throughout the first few weeks of the academic year, you will engage in a number of activities to become familiar with your academic program, the Graduate School, and the wider campus community. You will also learn about university policies and procedures, resources, support networks and activities available to you.
Over the course of the year you will receive information about services and resources to support you in many different ways from various offices and organizations. We encourage to you take advantage of all the opportunities to support you throughout your stay on the hilltop.
GRADUATE STUDENT WELCOME:
TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2017
TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. WELCOME FROM GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY EXECUTIVES
During this session Georgetown University Deans, the President of the University, and other key Graduate School and University staff will welcome you to Georgetown University and share important information that will help you be successful during your stay on the Hilltop.
- Dean Norberto M. Grzywacz, Dean, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
- President John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University
- Provost Robert Groves, Provost, Georgetown University
- Dr. Todd Olson, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
- Sheila McMullan, Vice Dean, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
- Ellen Eck, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
- Rima Mandwee, President, Graduate Student Government (GradGov)
- Owen Agho, Assistant Director, Graduate Student Enrichment and Communication, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Lohrfink Auditorium (Hariri Building) (click for map)
10:25 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. INFORMATION / PANEL SESSIONS (15 minutes each session)
During these 20-minute information sessions, various university student groups, departments, and representatives will be available to answer student questions about campus resources. These sessions will take place in various classrooms on the first floor of ICC, and will be repeated 6 times between 10:25 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. so that graduate students can explore those topics of most interest to them.
Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC), 1st Floor Classrooms (click for map)
|Session 1 10:25am-10:45am||Session 2 10:50am-11:10am||Session 3 11:15am-11:35am|
|Session 4 11:40am-12:00pm||Session 5 12:05pm-12:25pm||Session 6 12:30pm-12:50pm|
INFORMATION SESSIONS / LOCATIONS
* Graduate Student Financial Aid
Hosted by: Graduate Financial Aid and the Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS)
Location: ICC 104
* Information Technology & Computers at Georgetown
Hosted by: University Information Services (UIS)
Location: ICC 113
* Graduate Student Engagement: Getting Involved at Georgetown
Hosted by: Graduate Student Government (GradGov)
Location: ICC 115
* Safety & Crime Prevention
Hosted by: Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD)
Location: ICC 106
* Graduate Student Wellness at Georgetown
Hosted by: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) and
Health Education Services
Location: ICC 108
* Getting Involved on the Field
Hosted by: Yates Field House
Location: ICC 103
* A Meal Plan Offers You Real Value: Meal Plans and Other
Dining Options On-Campus
Hosted by: Dining Services
Location: ICC 120
* Hoyas Living in D.C.
Hosted by: Office of Neighborhood Life
Location: ICC 116
* Hoya Saxa! History and Traditions at Georgetown
Hosted by: Senior Assoc. Dean of Faculty and Graduate Affairs, Anthony Clark Arend
Location: ICC 105
* Medical Care at the Student Health Center and
Medical Coverage Offered by Student Health Insurance
Hosted by: Graduate Student Health Insurance / Student Health Center
Location: ICC 101
* Finding Student Employment on Campus *10:25-11:35am session only
Hosted by: Student Employment Office (SEO)
Location: ICC 117
* Being a Student at a Jesuit Institution
Hosted by: Campus Ministry
Location: ICC 119
* Using Your Library Resources at Georgetown
Hosted by: Lauinger Library
Location: ICC 102
* Career Development Resources for Graduate Students at Georgetown
Hosted by: Cawley Career Education Center
Location: ICC 107
1:00 P.M. WELCOME BACK, JACK (BBQ LUNCH)
Immediately following the last session, all graduate students are invited to attend the (free!) BBQ Lunch outside on Copley Lawn (see below)
Copley Hall, Lawn (click for map)
2:30 P.M. CAMPUS TOURS FOR NEW GRADUATE STUDENTS
Campus tours for graduate students who sign up in advance. Tickets are free, and tour sizes are limited. Tours depart from the Car Barn, several blocks away from Main Campus -- tickets will be available in August.
Departing from the Car Barn, 3520 Prospect Street, N.W. at 35th Street (click for map)
* GRADUATE STUDENT WELCOME BBQ
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Car Barn, 4th Floor Patio (click for map)
All graduate students and graduate faculty are invited to attend the Graduate Student Welcome BBQ Event (with free drinks and food for all graduate students!). For entry please bring your GoCard and Government issued ID.
Organizations across the university host open houses for all students to learn about services offered. As schedules become finalized for August 2017, details regarding specific sessions will be posted here.
Graduate Student Government (GSG)
'Graduate Student Life Guide'
As part of becoming familiar with the campus, you should take some time to read through the Graduate Student Life Guide. This document contains a lot of important information about a wide range of resources available to fully support you.
The Graduate Student Life Guide document provides information about a wide range of services available to graduate students to support them throughout their stay at Georgetown. The information included covers the following areas:
- Academic & Professional Resources
- Health & Safety
- Social Programming & Resource Centers
- Living Essentials
- Important Phone Numbers & Websites
Please take time to read through the Graduate Student Life Guide document carefully and continue to refer to it throughout the year, every year, whenever you have questions or concerns.
"Get Involved" Website
This Georgetown University website provides information on all the ways in which students can plug into the campus community. Take some time to explore the opportunities offered and dive into something exciting!