Student Resources

Students enrolled in all SCS degree programs and the Semester in Washington, DC Program are eligible for the following student services. These student services are available at SCS's downtown campus, located at 640 Massachusetts Ave NW. All student services and resources on Georgetown's Main Campus are also available to SCS students.

SCS Academic Resource Center (ARC)

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) in the School of Continuing Studies offers an array of academic support services, including study skills workshops, individual consultations and disability support for students with documented disabilities. If a student is experiencing challenges with coursework, they are encouraged to consult with an ARC administrator who will be able to address their individual needs and outline a plan of action.

Location: C129
Phone: 202.784.7366

SCS Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)

Georgetown's Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) is here to serve the mental health needs of those in the Georgetown community. CAPS services are available to SCS students and the campus community for personal issues in any aspect of their lives, whether relating to Georgetown or otherwise.

Location: C130
Hours: By appointment
Appointments: 202.687.6985
After Hours Emergencies: 202.444.7243 (ask for the on-call clinician)
SCS Digital Media Center (DMC)

SCS students, faculty and staff can rent video camcorders, still photography cameras, light kits, microphones and more, as well as request access to the state-of-the-art Mac Lab for video and audio editing, graphic design and more.

Location: C203-SCS Library (Equipment check-out); C226 (Mac Lab)
Hours: 8/8/14 - 8/26/14 by appointment only.
Phone: 202.687.5720
Contact: Zan Gillies, Multimedia Manager

SCS GOCard Office

All SCS students, faculty and staff must have a valid identification GOCard (“Georgetown One Card”) to gain entry into 640 Massachusetts Ave. GOCard is required at all times during building operating hours to ensure a safe learning environment. Students, faculty and staff swipe their GOCard each time they enter the building. GOCards also store money for copy and print services (visit the GOCard website to add money to your card).

The SCS GoCard Office is full-service and processes GOCards for SCS students, faculty and staff. If you need a new GOCard, or need to replace a lost or stolen GOCard, the SCS GOCard office can take your picture and print your card on the spot.

Location: 105
Hours: 4:30 – 8:00 p.m., Mondays and Fridays

SCS International Student & Scholar Services

International Student & Scholar Services at Georgetown University SCS Downtown provides a variety of services to individuals who study, conduct research, and teach on Georgetown’s SCS campus, including immigration advising and cultural programming.  

Location: C106
Hours: By appointment; Walk-ins 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays
Phone: 202-687-6455
Contact: Anka Dadarlat, International Programs Advisor

SCS Library

The SCS Library is a full-service Georgetown University library and offers the following services, resources and procedures to students, faculty and staff: 
  • Georgetown University library collections
  • One-on-one research consultations
  • Research assignment and project review consultations
  • Research strategy and citation sessions
  • Developing collections for your program (faculty and staff)
Location: C203
Hours: 8/8/14 - 8/26/14 by appointment only
Phone: 202.784.7389
Contact: Jessica Vanderhoff, SCS Librarian

SCS Office of Academic Affairs & Compliance

The SCS Office of Academic Affairs & Compliance reinforces the relationship between the SCS's liberal and professional studies programs and the fundamental Jesuit values of Georgetown. The office ensures academic standards, monitors student progress and provides related services that maintain the academic and ethical integrity of teaching and learning at Georgetown.

Location: C106
Hours: By appointment
Email and Appointments:
SCS Office of Student Financial Services

The SCS Office of Student Financial Services helps students navigate the financial aspects of attending Georgetown. The office is available to answer questions about tuition payment, financial aid, student loans and other related matters.

Location: C106
Hours: By appointment; Walk-in hours TBD
Phone: 202.687.3238
Contact: Nanci Danaher, Senior Assistant Director
SCS Office of Student Records & Accounts (Registrar)

The SCS Office of Student Records and Accounts represents the University Registrar on SCS's downtown campus. The office provides a range of services relating to registration, student accounts (credit students only), scheduling, records and reporting.

Location: C106
Hours: By appointment; Walk-ins hours 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday & Wednesday
Contact: Tammi Coakley-Simelton, Associate Director

SCS Veterans Services

SCS Veterans Services connects student veterans with the resources they need to successfully transition from combat to classroom to career. This includes help navigating the admissions process, applying for financial aid and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits, academic assistance and preparing to re-enter the workforce.

Location: C209 (for office hours)
Hours: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., Wednesdays
Phone: 202.687.2708
Contact: David Shearman, Coordinator

SCS Writing Center

The SCS Writing Center is a free resource available to all SCS students in the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program, all Master of Professional Studies programs, and the Semester in Washington, D.C. program. The Center features trained consultants that work with students either in person or online. Rather than simply proofreading papers for errors, consultants work to help writers improve their own critical thinking, revision, and editing skills.

Location: C106
Hours: By appointment
Appointments: Students can make appointments at 
Contact: Maggie Debelius, Director; Kathryn Temple, SCS Writing Services Coordinator

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