Welcome to Georgetown University! 

We are excited to have you as part of our 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.

In addition, you will receive information about services and resources to support you in multiple ways from various offices and organizations. We encourage you to take advantage of the various support mechanisms throughout your stay at Georgetown University.

2022 Graduate Student Welcome Week Events

Monday, August 22, 2022

Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Open House (RSVP Here)

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Graduate Student Induction Ceremony (RSVP Here)

Gaston Hall – Located on the 3rd floor of Healey Hall

9:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.   

Welcome from Georgetown University Deans and Executives
Welcome Event

Event Program

Zoom: https://georgetown.zoom.us/s/96337866376

During this hybrid event the President of Georgetown University, Georgetown University Deans and other key Graduate School and university executives will welcome incoming graduate students to Georgetown University and share important information that will help students be successful during their graduate careers at Georgetown. Participants will include:

John J. DeGioia
President, Georgetown University

Robert Groves
Provost, Georgetown University

Alexander Sens     
Dean, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Ranit Mishori
Vice President & Chief Public Health Officer

Jeanne Lord
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Mark Bosco
Vice President for Mission & Ministry

Anthony Arend
Chair of the Department of Government

Nadia Sarfraz
President, Graduate Student Government (GradGov)

Susan Mulroney
Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology and President, Faculty Senate

Dexter Sharp  
Director of Graduate Student Affairs

Imam Hendi  
Director, Muslim Life and Chaplaincy

Ebony Grisom
Interim Director, Protestant Ministry

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Graduate Student Virtual Resource Fair

10:30 a.m. – 1:05 p.m.   

Information / Panel Sessions

Zoom Webinar Event

During these six 20-minute information/panel sessions on Zoom, various student groups, departments, and representatives from Georgetown will provide information and be available to answer student questions about campus resources and policies. These sessions will take place in various Zoom rooms (links will be provided below) and each session will be repeated up to 6 times between 10:30 a.m. and 1:05 p.m. so that graduate students can explore multiple topics of interest to them. All times shown are US Eastern Daylight Time (GMT-5).

Session I:     10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Session II:    10:55 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Session III:    11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.
Session IV:   11:45 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Session V:     12:10 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session VI:    12:35 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.

Information / Panel Sessions:

UIS New Graduate Student Orientation (Zoom: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/94871357218)
(presented by: UIS-University Information Services)

Hoyas Living in the District of Columbia (Zoom:https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/91009099354)
(presented by: Office of Neighborhood Life)

Your Guide to the Student Health Center (Session IV only; Zoom:https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/98416822356)
(presented by: Student Health Center)

Using your Library Resources at Georgetown at Lauinger Library (Zoom:https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/94132270848)  
(presented by: Lauinger Library)

Introduction to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives (Zoom: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/99451278790)
(presented by: Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)

Introduction to Graduate Career Services (Zoom: TBA)
(presented by: Graduate Career Center)

Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) (Zoom:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88454622361?pwd=UWY3TnY4bG1idXgzZEpJQzdtYzkzUT09)
(presented by: GAGE Officers)

The Student Ombuds: Where To Go When You Don’t Know Where To Go (Session I only; Zoom:https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/99827148529?pwd=NTFEbzhqRDUvNEl5WVF4ZEEyNlF5Zz09)
(presented by: Graduate Student Ombuds Office)

Introduction to Graduate Career Services  (Zoom: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/94324014794)
(presented by: Graduate Career Center)

Campus Recreation – From A-Z (Zoom: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/93199142747)
(presented by: Campus Recreation/Yates Field House)

General Questions/ Troubleshooting (Zoom: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/98172600404)
(presented by: The Office of Graduate Student Enrichment)

Friday, August 26, 2022

Graduate Student BBQ & Student Organization Fair (RSVP Here)

Car Barn Patio (3520 Prospect St. NW); 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Use the links below to view our 2021 Graduate Student Induction Program & Resources

Welcome Event: Welcome from Georgetown University Deans and Executives

Click Here to View Recording

Graduate Student Induction Program
2021 Welcome to Georgetown Graduate Students booklet (PDF format)