Students enrolled in all SCS degree programs are eligible for the following student services at SCS's downtown campus, located at 640 Massachusetts Ave NW.
Getting to the SCS Campus
Up-to-date public transportation and parking information is available on the "Getting Here" page.
Email, WiFi, and Software
Textbooks & Course Materials
Students may place online orders through the University's approved textbook vendor, Barnes & Noble, by visiting the dedicated SCS webpage. Students may also visit Georgetown's Main Campus bookstore located in the Leavey Center on Main Campus.
The SCS Library is a full-service Georgetown University library and offers the following services and resources to students, faculty and staff.
- Georgetown University Library Collections (with courier service among GU campuses and WRLC Partner Schools)
- One-on-one & Small Group Research Consultations
- Research Assignment and Project Review Consultations
- Research Strategy and Citation Sessions
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., or by appointment
Contact: Jessica Vanderhoff, SCS Librarian
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 and graphic design.
Location: C203-SCS Library (Equipment check-out)
Hours: Mon/Weds 2:00 - 8:00 p.m.; Thurs 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Mac Lab (C226): Mon/Weds 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Thurs 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Contact: Zan Gillies, Multimedia Manager
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 or is seeking an accommodation, they are encouraged to consult with an ARC administrator who will be able to address their individual needs and outline a plan of action.
SCS Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
Georgetown's Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) is here to serve the mental health needs of enrolled students. CAPS services are available to SCS students for personal issues in any aspect of their lives, whether relating to Georgetown or otherwise.
Location: room C107 inside the Student Services suite on Level C1
Hours: By appointment, Monday - Thursday
After Hours Emergencies: 202.444.7243 (ask for the on-call clinician)
SCS GOCard Office
All SCS credit (degree) program students, faculty and staff must have a valid 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).
Note: Non-credit (CCPE) program students do not receive GOCards.
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: Office 105 (1st level, past front entrance security desk)
Hours: 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays
SCS Interfaith Chapel and Contemplative Space
Available to all members of the Georgetown community, the SCS Interfaith Chapel provides a sanctuary for worship, reflection and prayer.
Location: 207 (SCS Interfaith Chapel)
SCS International Student & Scholar Services
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: Suite C106
Hours: By appointment; Walk-in hours: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays
Contact: Anka Dadarlat, Assistant Dean, International Student & Scholar Services
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.
SCS Office of Student Financial Services
The SCS Office of Student Financial Services helps students navigate the financial aspect of attending Georgetown. The office is available to answer questions about financial aid, student loans and related matters.
Hours: By appointment
Contact: Liam Carney
Office of the University Registrar
The office provides a range of services relating to registration, student accounts, scheduling, records, and reporting.
Location: Suite C106
Hours: By appointment; Walk-in hours 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesday & Wednesday
Contact: Tammi Coakley, Associate Director
Office of Billing and Payment Services
The Office of Billing and Payment Services oversees billing, payment processing, refunds, and IRS Form 1098-T generation for students of Georgetown University in addition to providing cashiering functions and check distribution for the University as a whole. On their website, you will find general information concerning tuition and fees, important dates with respect to billing and payment, contact information, and how-to guides for our online self-service portal.
Location: Suite C106 (SCS Campus), White Gravenor Hall (Main Campus)
Hours: By appointment; Walk-in hours Tuesday & Wednesday 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (SCS Campus), Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Main Campus)
Contact: Tammi Coakley, Associate Director
Phone: 202.687.7100 (Main Campus)
Georgetown Veterans Office
The Veterans Office connects military students with the resources they need to successfully transition to the classroom and to a 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: Car Barn 224, 3520 Prospect St NW, Washington, DC 20007; C106 SCS Campus
Hours: Please call or email to arrange an in-person appointment, which can be held either on Main Campus or at SCS.
SCS Writing Center
The SCS Writing Center is a free resource available to all students in the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program and all Master of Professional Studies programs. 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.
Appointments: Students must make appointments at http://writingcenter.georgetown.edu
Contact Information: http://writingcenter.georgetown.edu
SCS Housing and Neighborhood Guide
In an effort to better equip incoming students with information about housing in Washington, D.C., SCS staff have compiled a handy guide to moving to the area. This guide includes temporary housing and hotel options.
Cybersecurity & Traveling Abroad
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