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Mission statement

Our mission is to Promote Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Graduate Education and Research in Service of Society:


  • We prepare highly skilled scholars and professionals through doctoral and master’s programs.
  • We have programs in both established disciplines and newly developed interdisciplinary fields.
  • We celebrate advanced education and research as a way to empowering people.
  • We are developing new interdisciplinary programs focused on solving urgent social problems.
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Backed by centuries in education and formation, we are centered on values that ignite our programs while adapting to the needs of our changing world.

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Graduate School Constitution
Graduate School Executive Committee (ExCo)
Graduate School Executive Council (Council)
New Graduate Program Development Process
Reviewing New SCS Program Proposals

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Administrative Procedures
Code of Student Conduct
Infringement of Non-Academic Rules
Institutional Review Board
Other University Policies
Graduate Ombuds Office (faculty)

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Academic Calendars
Schedule of Classes

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Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS)

CNDLS is the home to the scholarship of teaching and learning at Georgetown University. Their staff members, in addition to faculty and graduate affiliates, are engaged in advanced research on teaching practices, assessment techniques, instructional design, student learning, and technologies to enhance the latest educational environments. Whether it’s rethinking course design, assessing curriculum, or creating a dynamic digital archive, CNDLS works to align teaching practices with student learning.

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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.

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COVID-19 resources

Graduate School COVID-19 Resource pages
Georgetown University COVID-19 Resource pages

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Graduate employment and resources

The University reached a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with GAGE/AFT which was ratified by the Graduate Student Assistants on May 8, 2020. The CBA applies to enrolled Georgetown PhD and Master’s students in their work as Ph.D. Research Assistants, Ph.D. Teaching Assistants, Ph.D. Teaching Associates, Graduate Research Assistants, Graduate Teaching Assistants, Student Research Assistants, and Student Teaching Assistants. It does not apply to their academic work.

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Reserving space at the Car Barn

There are multiple types of spaces at or near the Car Barn that can be reserved for meetings and events.

Please go to the Reserving Meeting Space in the Car Barn page to learn about these options.


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