How to Visit the SCS Building

If you plan to visit the SCS building at 640 Massachusetts Avenue NW, or any other Georgetown building, please follow the instructions below. This checklist will be updated immediately if there are further University announcements.

Updated as of Sep 7, 2021

1. Submit Proof of Your Prior Vaccination Or Apply for an Exemption

2. Register for One Medical Using Your NetID

  • Become a One Medical member using your NetID email address so you can schedule testing and receive test results. If you have already registered, you do not need to re-register. You do not need to download the One Medical app to register.
    • Instructions for Registering for a One Medical Account
    • If you have a personal account with One Medical, you will need to convert your account to a Georgetown University account. Please email with your name, date of birth and your Georgetown email address so a team member can convert your account.
  • If you have difficulty registering with One Medical, please refer to these answers to frequently asked questions.

3. Give Consent to Share Your COVID-19 Test Results with Georgetown

  • Give your consent to share COVID-19 test results with Georgetown by completing the consent form. Please enter 202-687-0100 for the third party telephone number on the consent form.
    • You must authorize One Medical to receive COVID-19 test results and health data self-reported through the mobile application and to release COVID-19 test results to Georgetown’s public health team.
  • Georgetown will continue to comply with all applicable privacy, confidentiality and public health laws related to collection and maintenance of testing and other health-related records.

4. Take an Arrival Test Regardless of Your Vaccination Status

5. Fulfill a Daily Attestation Each Time You Plan to Visit SCS

  • Starting immediately, all community members (regardless of vaccination status) coming to campus are required to fill out the COVID-19 Daily Check-in survey through the GU360 mobile app or GU360 website to attest that they are symptom free at the beginning of each day they are on campus.

Step 6. Ensure You Have Both a Mobile GOCard and a Green Badge in GU360

  • Download your mobile GoCard (ID) before coming into the building.
    • Mobile ID is required for all students; at this time, students will not be issued a physical GoCard. For questions related to who is eligible for Mobile ID, please refer to this chart.
    • If you still encounter issues with installing your Mobile ID, then you may visit the walk-in SCS GoCard Office located in room C216 (640 Massachusetts Avenue NW) on September 1-2, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. ET.
    • After September 2, GoCard services will be available by appointment only; please contact Ramases Harnett in the SCS GoCard Office at
  • Make sure you have a green badge in GU360.

Additional Key Information

Asymptomatic Testing Available at SCS on September 8

  • Beginning Wednesday, September 8, SCS will have ongoing, regular asymptomatic testing at the 640 Massachusetts Ave NW building on Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET.
  • These will be walk-in on a first come, first served basis located on the first floor of the building, no appointments necessary.

Who is Required to be Tested In Order to Access University Buildings?

Random Asymptomatic Testing

  • As stated in Dr. Ranit Mishori’s message to the community, we will start testing a randomly selected pool of our fully vaccinated student, faculty, and staff community each week. Every Monday, fully vaccinated community members will be randomly selected for asymptomatic testing and receive an email asking them to complete a COVID-19 test at one of our on-campus testing sites as soon as possible, but no later than Thursday of that week.

What to Do If You Are Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms or Have Been Exposed

Update Your Contact Information in MyAccess

  • Ensure your contact information is up to date, including a current phone number, by logging into MyAccess (select Personal Information and then View/Update Addresses and Phones). Updating your contact information in MyAccess is mandatory, so that Georgetown’s Public Health Team can successfully conduct contact tracing.

Please visit the Georgetown University COVID-19 website, and bookmark this checklist for future reference. This checklist will be updated accordingly if there are further University announcements.