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On-Campus Facilities

  • Gym & Recreation

    As a Summer Sessions student, you can take advantage of the extensive sports and fitness facilities at Yates Field House, the primary recreation facility for Georgetown University. Yates offers a wide variety of recreational resources, including a swimming pool, basketball and volleyball courts, indoor golf court, indoor tennis, racquetball courts, squash courts, indoor track, cardio area, weight training, core/stretching area, locker rooms, and a pro shop. Your Georgetown GOCard grants you free access to the facilities during your course(s) or program(s).

  • Student Health Center

    For any health issues or concerns during your time at Georgetown, you can visit the Student Health Center. At the Health Center, you’ll find a staff of family practice faculty physicians and nurse practitioners with specialized training and experience in college health who are dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare.

  • Library

    While you’re at Georgetown, you can read or study in one of our many on-campus libraries. Make sure to bring your GOCard for entry into each library.

  • Counseling And Psychiatric Services

    All Summer Sessions students have access to Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS), which serves the mental health needs of those in the Georgetown community. Visit the CAPS website for additional information, guidance on how to make an appointment, and answers to frequently asked questions. You can also contact CAPS by phone at (202) 687-6985.

  • Writing Center

    All Summer Sessions students have access to the University Writing Center, a free service offered by trained Georgetown University students and faculty. Regardless of how little or how much progress you have made on an assignment, the Writing Center can help with all aspects of the writing process and is designed to help you improve your critical thinking, revision, and editing skills. You can view office hours and make an appointment with the Writing Center directly through their website and by email at

  • Campus Ministry

    Georgetown University embraces all religious traditions. For worship services and other information, please visit the Campus Ministry website.

  • Bookstore

    At our campus bookstore, you can stock up on textbooks and school supplies or pick up a t-shirt to remember your summer at Georgetown. The main campus bookstore is located in the Leavey Center.

  • Disability Services

    Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Academic Resource Center assesses accommodations for students with disabilities based on documentation from a medical professional. Review of documentation may take 3-4 weeks; hence, students should submit documents to the Academic Resource Center in a timely manner, preferably prior to the start of a program or semester. As part of the interactive process, accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis following review of the medical documentation and a meeting with an Academic Resource Center administrator.

    It is the responsibility of the student seeking accommodations to meet with the assigned Academic Resource Center administrator within the first few weeks of the semester or program. During the meeting with the administrator, the student will receive accommodation letters for their instructors and directions of how to discuss the implementation of accommodations with their instructors. Accommodations are not retroactive; students must make arrangements to meet with their Academic Resource Center advisor and professors at the start of each semester to discuss implementation of accommodations.

    Please visit the ARC's documentation guidelines and accommodation process website for a step-by-step guide on requesting an accommodation. Questions regarding the accommodation process or the documentation guidelines, please contact the School of Continuing Studies’ Academic Resource Center at or 202-784-7366.

  • Veterans Services

    Georgetown’s Veterans Office serves student veterans as they apply to, attend, and advance beyond Georgetown. This includes help navigating the admissions process, applying for financial aid and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits, and obtaining academic assistance. Contact the Veterans Office by phone at (202) 687-2708 or by email at

Hotels, Lodging, and Dining

  • Housing

    Summer Sessions students are not required to live on campus, but if you choose to, you’ll have the opportunity to live in the residence halls on our historic hilltop campus. Each residence hall contains study areas, laundry rooms, and lounges that you can use for studying, reading, or socializing. Each double room is equipped with typical college furniture—beds, desks with hutches, bookshelves, drawers, built-in closets, carpeting, air-conditioning, desk chairs, and wireless internet access. For more information on on-campus housing, visit the Summer Housing Office.

  • Hotels

    For parents or family members seeking nearby accommodations, we offer the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, located at the heart of Georgetown’s campus inside the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center. We also offer special discounted rates at select nearby hotels.

  • Meal Plans & Dining

    As a Summer Sessions student, you'll have options to enjoy meals in the dining hall, go for something quick at the Leavey Center food court, or take a short walk to dozens of restaurants and familiar quick-serve dining options in the Georgetown neighborhood. From distinctive vegetarian fare and top-notch burgers, to healthy eating choices and famous cupcakes, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for within walking distance of campus.

    All students attending Georgetown Summer Sessions have the option to purchase a meal plan. There are a variety of options available. Please visit Dining Services for more information on summer meal plans.

Campus Safety

  • HOYAlert

    We encourage all students to sign up for HOYAlert, Georgetown University’s emergency notification system that we use to alert members of the community in the event of a campus emergency or closure. You can log into HOYAlert by using your NetID and password.

    Emergency blue light call boxes are located across campus for emergency calls directly to the Department of Public Safety. Please review the Office of University Safety’s website before you arrive on campus for important personal and campus safety information.

  • Policy for Minors

    We are committed to promoting a safe and welcoming environment for minors participating in Georgetown programs, courses, and activities and non-University programs that occur on our campus. Georgetown’s Protection of Minors Policy seeks to protect students who are under 18 years of age and provide guidance to University students, faculty, and staff.

  • Policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs

    Consistent with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, the following is a summary of Georgetown University's alcohol and drug policy.

    Georgetown University’s Policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs reflect the requirements of Federal and D.C. law and impose additional sanctions and penalties for violations by students, faculty, AAPs, and staff.

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