Welcome to Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies!

The School of Continuing Studies (SCS) invites you to the Spring 2014 New Student Welcome event for all new students starting their programs. New Student Welcome will be held at SCS's downtown campus, which is located at 640 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001. New SCS students can look forward to talking with their program deans and staff, socializing with new students and learning about the various resources available through the School of Continuing Studies and Georgetown University.

When: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.*
Where: Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
640 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

6:00-7:00 p.m. Check-In & Reception
7:00-7:45 p.m. Welcome Session
7:45-9:00 p.m. Program Orientation*


*Students from the following program will attend their Program Orientation on a separate date, time, and location from the all-school event (contact your program staff for more information):

  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

**NOTE: Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) and Doctor of Liberal Studies (DLS) students do not participate in New Student Welcome. New MALS students attend their Program Orientation on Main Campus and new DLS students attend their Program Orientation in the spring and Convocation in September.

The following campus offices will have representatives on-hand to offer advising and answer questions:

  • Academic Resource Center (ARC)
  • Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
  • Library
  • Public Safety
  • Student Account Services
  • Student Financial Services
  • Student Veterans Association
  • Writing Center

Before You Arrive

Before you begin the semester you might find these resources helpful:

SCS Student Handbooks

SCS Student Resources

Graduate Student Life Guide

Georgetown Office of Off-Campus Living

International Students

International students in degree programs must attend the mandatory Immigration Document Review and Compliance Session at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, in Room C123 before the New Student Welcome event. For more information please contact Anka Dadarlat at aid22@georgetown.edu.

International students in short-term programs (i.e. SWP) will be informed by their program on the date and time of their mandatory Immigration Session.


Georgetown University Student Veterans of America (GUSVA) and the GU Veterans Office would like to welcome all incoming veterans and dependents to the Georgetown campus. We recognize that veterans may face many unique challenges compared to their peers, and we hope to be a resource for you.

For more information please contact David Sherman at (202) 687-2708 or e-mail veteranservices@georgetown.edu.