New Student Guide

Before you arrive on campus, The Hoya is filling you in on everything you need to know about life at Georgetown.

Hoya History

When you walked through the front gates for the first time, your eyes were drawn to a giant, climbable-looking statue of a man sitting commandingly in a chair. You didn’t know who it was at […]

Nature Outings

Four years is a long time to stay anywhere, even in a city as vibrant and active as Washington, D.C. When classes are a bit too stressful, campus feels a bit claustrophobic and urban escapes […]

DC Neighborhoods

DUPONT CIRCLE Just a quick 30-minute walk from the front gates or a 15-minute bus ride, Dupont Circle combines the hustle and bustle of downtown D.C. with the stately architecture found in the neighborhood you […]

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Getting Around

For many students, college is the first time they have to navigate a city by themselves. Washington, D.C., while not very large area-wise, cannot be navigated entirely by foot. Fortunately, there are many options for […]

Aug, 27

DC Museums

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Price: Free Location: 11 on National Mall, six others across D.C. Completely free of charge and open every day, the Smithsonian is a wonderful excuse to go out and explore the city. The […]

Aug, 27


One of the phrases you will hear most during your Georgetown years is that you really need to try to “burst the Georgetown bubble.” One of the best ways to do this is to gather […]

Aug, 27

DC Sports

D.C. is home to a plethora of professional teams, and if your hometown — or state — lacks a professional team, the District is here for you. Check out these upcoming games, and get into […]

Aug, 27

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