About SCS

Our Location

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies (SCS) is located in the vibrant, Metro-accessible downtown Gallery Place/Chinatown neighborhood in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. The school’s connection to D.C. is part of what makes the Georgetown experience exciting and unique. SCS’s new 91,000 square foot campus offers a state-of-the-art learning environment designed to foster collaboration. Our students, faculty and staff learn, teach and conduct research that advances their fields of study while enjoying all that our nation’s capital and local neighborhood have to offer.

In December 2013, the DowntownDC Business Improvement District recognized the new campus with a Momentum Award for Landmark Development Project. The award celebrated "Georgetown Downtown" for bringing new energy to the downtown neighborhood and reimagining the educational experience.


The Neighborhood

Situated in the dynamic and growing Gallery Place/Chinatown neighborhood, the campus is located near Mount Vernon Square and is in close proximity to Penn Quarter, Union Station and Capitol Hill. Within walking distance are popular restaurants and cafés, retail shops and services, museums and hotels as well as the Verizon Center. Students hold internships at numerous nearby companies, nonprofits and civic institutions and also participate in community service events in the local neighborhood.

The School of Continuing Studies' downtown campus is located in one of Washington, D.C.'s most vibrant and accessible neighborhoods. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, professionals and community leaders will find hundreds of neighborhood amenities at their doorstep as well as comprehensive transportation options. The campus is located approximately six blocks from the Georgetown University Law Center and four blocks from the Verizon Center, home of Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball.

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Industry Connections

A cardinal component of SCS’s strategic vision is to harness strong partnerships and relationships with industry experts and organizations from the local community. Our downtown location allows for rich connections to be made between students and their industries and fields of study. The surrounding neighborhood is home to hundreds of companies and organizations most relevant to the School’s programming, including: public relations firms; journalism, communication and media organizations; sports industry companies; human resources agencies; government agencies; non-profit organizations; and more.

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