About SCS

Georgetown SCS Experience

Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, the School of Continuing Studies offers students an enriching experience where they will expand their horizons intellectually, culturally, and personally. In the classroom, students attend stimulating classes where they collaborate with peers, participate in engaging group discussions, and learn from world-renowned faculty. Outside of class, students can explore the vibrant surroundings of D.C.—from museums and monuments to concerts, street festivals, and countless unique attractions. Students can also get involved with the community by participating in Georgetown’s numerous volunteer opportunities or holding internships with local institutions.

With a perfect Transit Score® of 100 and a Walk Score® of 98, the School of Continuing Studies is located in one of the most accessible areas of D.C. The SCS campus is within walking distance of all five Metro Rail lines, countless Metro Bus stops, the DC Circulator, and more than 3,000 parking spaces, offering students numerous convenient options for commuting. Find out more about commuting and parking options.


SCS offers an array of services on campus to provide students with everything they need in one convenient location. The School’s campus features 91,000 square feet of classroom, office, and meeting space, including a digital media center, an auditorium, and multiple work, lounge, and meeting spaces. Students also have access to the campus bookstore, admissions office, library, financial services office, GOCard office, Interfaith Chapel, and a number of other useful resources and facilities. See a complete list of on-campus services.

Spiritual Life
SCS integrates Georgetown’s rich Jesuit traditions into program curricula to help students grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally. The School also offers weekly services for the SCS community, held in the Interfaith Chapel before the start of 5:20 p.m. classes. Learn more about SCS spiritual life and see a schedule of services.


Neighborhood Life
SCS’s downtown campus is located in the vibrant and growing Chinatown/Gallery Place neighborhood, within walking distance to hundreds of restaurants, retail shops, museums, and attractions. The surrounding neighborhood is also home to countless companies and local organizations, providing unique opportunities for students to network and connect with professionals in their fields of study. Explore nearby amenities and organizations.


Community Service
SCS embodies Georgetown’s commitment to community, and students, faculty, and staff regularly engage with the local community through learning, research, and service. Many students also integrate pro bono services and internships into their course projects or capstones, complementing their studies with hands-on experience. Learn more about SCS community service and upcoming opportunities.


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