Getting Around DC

Visiting Washington, D.C., and becoming familiar with Georgetown University can be a struggle even for veterans of the Hilltop, so don’t worry too much. Whether this is your first time visiting Georgetown or your family’s Hoya ties go back to the 1800s, here are some tips and pointers on navigating your new home in the…

Dining in DC

Once you’ve had your fill of downstairs Leo’s and Royal Jacket sandwiches, it’s time to venture off campus to explore all the food Washington, D.C., has to offer. Whether you’re in the mood for a short walk into the Georgetown neighborhood or an adventure into downtown D.C., plenty of tasty options await you. Quick Bites…

Getting to Know the District

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 Washington, D.C., with the stately architecture found in the neighborhood you now call home. With a thriving culinary and shopping scene — as well as a Red line Metro station…

Shopping in DC

At some point during your time at Georgetown University, you may realize that your favorite shirt or goto yoga pants need some replacing. Fear not! The Hilltop puts you in the perfect location to access some of the best shopping scenes in the Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia area Ranging from attainable fashion to high-end classics and from…

Things to Do in DC

Four years is a long time to stay anywhere, even in a city as vibrant as Washington, D.C. When classes are a bit too stressful, campus can feel a bit claustrophobic, and the urban setting may not be exactly what you need. Nature can be the perfect escape; luckily, Georgetown University is situated near many…

Errands

Haircuts Georgetown Hairstyling This quintessential men’s barber shop can be found just two blocks from the front gates. A basic cut is $24, and it accepts both appointments and walk-ins. It’s one of the few places in Georgetown where residents and students interact, and the barber makes a point of trying to learn your name….

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 Washington, D.C., with the stately architecture found in the neighborhood you now call home. Filled with restaurants, retail stores and office buildings — as well as a Red line Metro…