Residence Halls

You’re moving onto Georgetown University’s campus for the first time in your life. Questions abound. Will you have a cool roommate? Are the bathrooms really as bad as people keep saying on the Facebook group? Where will you store your archived copies of The Hoya? Unfortunately, having a cool roommate is something we cannot guarantee….

The Four Houses

For the majority of incoming Hoyas who grew up reading Harry Potter, one of the most #basic Instagram choices during those first weeks on campus is a picture of Healy Hall with a caption alluding to Hogwarts. Beyond the visual resemblance to Hogwarts, there is another striking similarity Georgetown has in common with the magical…

Upcoming Events in DC

National Book Festival (Sept. 2) Trade in your afternoon in Lauinger Library for a trip to the Library of Congress — or, better yet, to its annual National Book Festival, to be held Saturday, Sept. 2. Founded in 2001 at the suggestion of former first lady Laura Bush, the National Book Festival is among the…

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 can feel a bit claustrophobic and urban escapes may not be exactly what you’re looking for — relax in nature, instead. Georgetown is perfectly situated near blissful…

On-Campus Dining

Although both the Georgetown neighborhood and Washington, D.C., boast a wealth of dining options to choose from, many students find early on in their Georgetown careers that consistently financing dinners on M Street is pretty unrealistic. Sweetgreen, Dean and DeLuca and Baked and Wired are all great options for the occasional splurge, but between busy…

Shopping in DC

At some point during your time at Georgetown or perhaps even as you arrive in D.C., you may realize that your favorite high school hoodie or go-to yoga pants need some replacing. Lucky for you, being on the Hilltop puts you in the perfect location to access some of the best shopping scenes in the…

Best Restaurants in Georgetown and DC

While Georgetown’s campus is stocked full of new and exciting dining options, after a few weeks, you will inevitably tire of the same-old coffee from the Corp and limp pizza from Leo’s. Sooner or later, you’ll venture off-campus in search of different food options to treat yourself after a long week of class or to…