Georgetown Resources

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) offers consultations for study skills support, custom academic workshops, and drop-in foreign language tutoring. Additionally, the ARC offers disability accommodations for students with physical and mental impairments and can help with testing locations, interpreters, and event planning. 

The Center for Research and Fellowships supports students in pursuing meaningful research experiences, and are committed to helping students not only to think deeply and critically about complex issues but also to become engaged student scholars contributing to the production of new knowledge. Additionally, the Center guides students and alumni thought the pursuit of competitive national and international fellowships, as they seek to help them imagine how they might develop and apply their academic strengths, passions, and talents in the service of the greater good. 

The Writing Center will help you meet your immediate goals (such as an assigned essay) as well as help you develop as a writer. We’re happy to help at any stage of your writing process, from brainstorming to revision. Tutors can offer advice on thesis development, use of evidence, organization, flow, sentence structure, grammar, and more.

The Math Assistance Center provides internationally recognized research in pure and applied mathematics and statistics, dedicated teaching that empowers undergraduate and graduate students to formulate and solve mathematical and statistical problems and communicate the solutions and their significance, while training a diverse group of problem solvers who will be in a position to choose among the many opportunities available to professionals with well-developed quantitative skills, and promoting the success of a diverse group of faculty at all levels, through mentoring, material support and collegiate interactions that enhance research and teaching.

Georgetown University Library offers students a wide array of support and research assistance. Students can choose from among the many special collections and research specific libraries. The library also offers research assistance and electronics, to include laptops, available for check-out.

The central mission of Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Service is to collaborate directly with students and the campus community. CAPS is dedicated to helping students develop greater self-understanding, identify and solve problems, and improve academic performance through the alleviation of psychological, emotional, and cognitive barriers.

Embodying Georgetown’s core value of Cura Personalis, Health Education Services (HES) supports student well-being and creates healthy learning environments for individuals and the community by providing health education and caring for the WHOLE Hoya — body, mind, and soul. HES seeks to empower students to take responsibility for decisions regarding their health as well as actively tries to increase community identification of students at risk.

Georgetown University offers two recreation facilities through the Yates Memorial Field House on the Main Campus and the Scott K. Ginsburg Sport & Fitness Center at the Law Center to provide comprehensive recreational programming to serve the needs of university students, faculty, and staff.

The Office of Student Health Services require students enrolled in classes more than half time in a degree program are required to have adequate health insurance. A charge for the Premier Plan appears on students’ accounts when their course registration meets the eligibility criteria.
Enrollment in the Premier Plan can be waived if a student has other adequate coverage. Learn more about Premier Plan accept or waive process.

Get involved on campus with over 2,000 annual events, 200 student organizations, student government, outdoor education, and policy debate.

The Center for Social Justice (CSJ), Research, Teaching, and Service (CSJ) opened its doors in January 2001. The Center has a mission that is simple to state, but far-reaching in its implications: In order to advance justice and the common good, CSJ promotes and integrates community-based research, teaching, and service by collaborating with diverse communities.

The Center for Multicultural Equity and Access supports students of color at Georgetown University in variety of ways. CMEA provides someone to talk to about personal issues or concerns, a chance to explore diversity issues, and an opportunity to help DC students prepare for college.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender and Questioning Resource Center provides students, faculty, and staff with education, programming, support services, and advocacy on campus-regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

The Women’s Center created in 1990, the mission of Georgetown University Women’s Center (GUWC) is to support, educate and empower women of all cultures, races, sexual orientations, genders and ages providing a safe environment while respecting all facets of women’s abilities, spirituality and differences. GUWC celebrates women’s achievements and advocates for a climate that promotes social justice, free of all barriers and discrimination.

Guided by Georgetown’s Catholic and Jesuit tradition, with its abiding commitment to interreligious collaboration, Campus Ministry equips students to lead lives of deeper meaning, belonging and purpose.

Campus Ministry offers a myriad of undergraduate and graduate overnight Spiritual Retreats experiences for students by escaping from the Hilltop to go to the Calcagnini Contemplative Center in Bluemont, VA. The programs are accessible of all religious and non-religious backgrounds and focuses on reflection through co-led facilitation from student leaders, faculty, and staff.  Learn more about retreat dates and how to register.

The Cawley Career Education Center at Georgetown University is an organization committed to the Jesuit mission and values of the university — a diverse community dedicated to justice and the common good. Their goal is to create an environment in which all students feel heard, supported, and empowered in their lifelong career development journey.

The MBA’s Career Center expert team of industry leaders, career coaches, curricula instructors, and operations staff are available to deliver a first-class experience to MBA students for your lifelong career success.

The SFS Center serves students and alumni from eight SFS graduate programs and the four programs from the Government Department. The SFS Center provides individual career advising, targeted job search skills workshops, a regular Career Bulletin, access to targeted employers through information/industry sessions and site visits and access to WalshWorks, a database featuring thousands of job and internship postings.

The McCourt School of Public Policy Career Development offers a wide variety of resources to current graduate students and alumni looking to begin or enhance careers in public policy and policy management.

The Office of Career Strategy’s mission is to empower law students with the tool, plans, and inspiration to achieve their career goals. By focusing on strategy, the aim is to promote long-term success and thoughtful, deliberate career trajectories. To further this purpose, OCS Career Advisors work one-on-one with students to create their strategic career plans, tailored to their specific needs and interests. Students’ career planning and job searches are further supported by our numerous and ever-evolving programs, resources, and recruitment activities.

The School of Medicine Career Development offers resources to GUSOM students ranging from access to the Careers in Medicine network, Specialty Selection and Residency Resource Guide, and the MedThread school blog

As part of the Georgetown community, students in the School of Continuing Studies have access to a variety of University-wide resources. SCS has coordinated with campus partners in the Cawley Career Education Center and Alumni Career Services to identify the resources and services best suited for our students. A full overview of the SCS approach to professional development and links to the University resources can be found on the SCS professional development website. In addition to these resources, each academic program has their own industry-specific job boards, resources, and events. Students should contact their program leaders to learn more about program specific resources. 

The Office of Career Strategy & Professional Development (CSPD) equips students to make the most of those opportunities through career advising sessions, workshops and online resources.

The Office of Residential Living encourages the personal, intellectual and spiritual growth of students while they live both on-campus and in the surrounding neighborhoods.
All full-time, under the age of 22 years, unmarried, main campus undergraduate students are eligible to live on campus as space is available. Students are guaranteed three years of housing and may request housing for their senior year. Learn more about living on Main Campus.

The Office of Neighborhood Life supports all students, non-students, and permanent residents in the communities surrounding Georgetown University. Our office will educate students about university policies and local ordinances; continue to build and strengthen neighborhood relations by facilitating dialogue; and promote civic citizenship to create a positive quality of life for everyone living in the neighborhood. Learn more about finding a rental in the Washington D.C. area.

The Law Center provides students with on-campus and off-campus housing services that promote a strong sense of community and student well-being.