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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

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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