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Georgetown University

Educational Resources

Libraries

Library archives include special collections of rare books, prints, and manuscripts dealing with medieval and early modern periods, as well as American history.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,473,208 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 29,254 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,877,478 microforms.
  • 17,144 Audio/Visual items.
  • 697 e-books.

Museums & Art

The Georgetown campus provides easy access to the extensive collections of the Smithsonian Institution and other museums in the area.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 266 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 224 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 148 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 7,994 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 99% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 11,335 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 72% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 12% of housing units are Singles.
  • 69% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 16% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 3% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 12 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 99% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 95% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: GU Day, Homecoming, Diplomatic Ball, Rangila, Asia Fest, Hoyathon
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 172 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Sigma Nu, Beta Gamma Sigma, Dobro Slovo, Gamma Kappa Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Lambda Beta, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Theta Tau, Sigma Xi, Upsilon Phi Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Ministry, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Catholic Student Association, Holy Land Christian College Community, Knights of Columbus, Jewish Ministry, Jewish Student Association, Muslim Ministry, Muslim Student Association, Orthodox Ministry, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Protestant Ministry, Protestant Student Leadership Team, Protestant Student Association, GU Sisters for Christ, 8PM Mass Choir, Chapel Choir, Gospel Choir, Baha'i Student Association, GU Buddhist Sangha Student Community, Hindu Student Association, Latter-Day Saints Student Association, Sikh Society of Georgetown, Asian Baptist Student Koinonia, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Crossroad Campus Christian Fellowship, Georgetown Community Church, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, InterVarsity Graduate Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Society of Georgetown, An-Nadi-al-Arabi, Armenian Student Association, Black Student Alliance, Caribbean Culture Circle, Circolo Italiano, Club Filipino, Cuban American Student Association, French Cultural Society, German Club, Hawaiian Club, Hellenic Club, International Student Association, Iranian Cultural Society, Irish-American Society, Japan Club, Korean American Student Association, Latin American Student Association, MEChA, Native American Student Association, Russian Club, South Asian Society, Women of Color, Afghan Student Organization, Asain American Student Association, China Circle, European Club, Friends of Turkey, Iranian Student Alliance in America, Klub Polski, Singapore Society
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Activities Commission, Media Board, Advisory Board for Club Sports, Performing Arts Advisory Council, Volunteer and Public Service Advisory Board, Georgetown University Student Association, Georgetown Program Board, Graduate Student Organization, Active Minds, Adelfi, Aikido Club, Astronomical Society, Ballroom Dancing, Boston Area Club, Break Squad, Campaign to End the Death Penalty, Chess Club, Christianity In Politics, Class of 2007, Class of 2008, Class of 2009, College Academic Council, College Democrats, College Republicans, Cricket Club, Croquet Society, Cycling Club, Denim Cross, Eco Action, Election Commission, Entertainment and Media, Falun Gong Club, Grilling Society, Groove-Theory, GU Fit, Hilltop Consultants, The Hoya, Hoya Dance Team, Hoya Yoga, Interfaith Alliance for a Sustainable Future, International Relations Club, Israel Alliance, JSA-SAC, Knitting Club, The Lecture Fund, Marketing Association, Men Advocating Relationship Responsibility, Medieval Club, Mock Trial and Law Team, Moot Court, MSB Academic Council, Muslim Students Association, NAACP, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, NHS Academic Council, On The Docket, Peace Action, Phi Alpha Delta Soceity, Philodemic On Campus Debate, Philosophical Society, Pre-med Society, PRIDE, Progressive Coalition, Psychology Students Association, Right to Life, Saxa Server, Semper Fidelis Society, Senior Class Committee, SFS Academic Council, Society of Physics, Solidarity Committee, Southern Society, Step Team, Student Investment Fund, Students Ending Eating Disorders, Student Nurses Association, Students for a Free Tibet, Students for Justice in Palestine, Surf Club, Tae Kwon Do, Take Back the Night, Women in Politics, The Anthem, GUTV, The Independent, The Journal, The Voice, WGBT-FM, Ye Doomesday Booke, Ice Hockey Club Sport, Men's Baseball Club Sport, Men's Basketball Club Sport, Men's Lacrosse Club Sport, Men's Rugby Club Sport, Men's Soccer Club Sport, Men's Tennis Club Sport, Men's Volleyball Club Sport, Men's Water Polo Club Sport, Ultimate Club Sport, Women's Volleyball Club Sport, Women's Water Polo, The After School Kids Program, DC Reads, The DC Schools Project, Community Service Day, Make a Difference Fair, Options Fair, Alternative Spring Break, Beyond the Surface, Alpha Phi Omega, Best Buddies, Blood Drive Club, Breast Cancer Awareness, Caring for Children with Cancer, Demeter Northwest Adult Tutoring Program, Filipino American Corp, First-year Orientation to Community Involvement, Georgetown AIDS Coalition, Georgetown Friends of Turning the Page, Georgetown Students for Fair Trade, Georgetown University Young Scholars, GU American Red Cross Blood Drive, GU Habitat for Humanity, GU Melody, Heads Up, Hoya Outreach Programs and Education, Hoyas for Charity, Hoyathon, Junior Achievement, Just One Day, National Student Partnerships, Native American Experience, Oak Hill Outreach, Prision Outreach, Spring Break in Appalachia, Sursum Corda Literacy Program, UNICEF
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Georgetown Hoya (twice weekly), Georgetown Independent (monthly), Georgetown Voice (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Washington, D.C. (6), Dulles, Virginia (25)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Washington, D.C. (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Washington, D.C. (4)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 0% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 50% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,850
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (George Washington University)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Howard University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code

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