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Admitted Student Checklist

All admissions conditions must be fulfilled by the dates as designated in the letter of admission. 

Step 1: Enrollment Response Form

Follow the instructions in your official admissions letter in the application portal to confirm your enrollment or decision to withdraw. All admitted students must submit the Enrollment Response Form to confirm enrollment plans. Important: Meet your deadline for enrollment confirmation. This deadline is found in your official admissions letter.

If you have additional questions about your program of admission and want to speak directly with your program, please consult our Contact Us page to obtain your program contact information.

Step 2: Enrollment Deposit

In addition to completing the Enrollment Response Form, admitted students who plan to enroll must also submit the corresponding non-refundable deposit, if applicable, to hold their place in the program until matriculation. Georgetown accepts Visa and Mastercard for the enrollment deposit. Payment for the enrollment deposit is managed in the application portal and must also be fulfilled by the deadline for enrollment confirmation, as defined in the official admissions letter.

Step 3: Condition Fulfillment: Official Transcripts and Degree Conferral

Admitted students who plan to enroll are required to submit official transcripts from all institutions attended including final official transcripts from degree-granting institutions. Admitted students should review their decision letter and application status portal to confirm which conditions require fulfillment.

The final official transcript must include confirmation and date of degree conferral. A diploma or degree certificate showing degree conferral and degree date can be provided in addition to a transcript if that information is not present on the transcript.

All foreign official documents should include an English-language translation from the institution, notarized translator, or by a credential evaluation service when applicable.

To be official, documents must be submitted directly from the institution to Georgetown University through one of the following options:

  • Submitted to Georgetown University in an envelope issued by the institution and sealed by the Registrar or an equivalent office
  • Submitted to Georgetown University from the institution via a secure electronic delivery, such as Scrip-Safe

How and Where to Submit Official Documents:

All Programs (except Biomedical Graduate Education, see below)


By Mail:

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Office of Graduate Admissions
Car Barn, Suite 140 – Box 571004
3520 Prospect Street N.W.,
Washington, DC 20057-1005

Biomedical Graduate Education Programs – All students admitted to a Biomedical Graduate Program must submit their official documents to the following:


By Mail:

Georgetown University
Biomedical Graduate Education
Office of Admissions
SE 106 Medical-Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Road NW,
Washington, DC 20057-1411

Step 4: Additional steps, if applicable

Merit Aid Response – If you have been offered merit aid, you can log in to your MyAccess account to view the details of your award. To accept the financial aid award, you must confirm acceptance in MyAccess under the “Awards Tab” on the “Financial Aid” page. Instructions on how to activate your MyAccess account and where to view the award will be included in your admission offer letter.

  • Consult your department or email questions to the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences if you are receiving a graduate scholarship, assistantship or fellowship award. General information on merit-based financial aid, including policies and procedures, is available on the Graduate School’s Merit-Based Financial Aid page. Questions may be emailed to:
  • Need-Based Aid: Questions about your need-based aid may be addressed here. Contact the Office of Student Financial Services at (202) 687-4547 for more information on financing your education.

Department Conditions – If your department has indicated required admissions conditions, please contact your department directly with appropriate materials.

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Admitted Student FAQs

Visit the Admitted Student section of our Admissions FAQs covering topics including confirming enrollment, resources to determine financial aid, requests to defer admission, and more.

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Enrollment Checklist

Once you have fulfilled all admissions conditions, new students must complete a number of steps involving registration, health insurance, immunization and financial aid. International students are required to meet immigration documentation requirements. Follow all steps on the Enrollment Checklist to ensure that you have met all pre-enrollment requirements.

Any questions regarding the enrollment checklist should be directed to the Graduate Academic Affairs team.

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Preparing for Graduate Student Life


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