Freshman Dorms

You’re moving onto Georgetown University’s campus, and you’re bound to have a lot of questions. Will you have a cool roommate? Is the plumbing really as bad as people keep saying? Where will you store your archived copies of The Hoya? Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee a cool roommate, but we can happily assure varying degrees…

The Four Houses

For the majority of incoming Hoyas who grew up reading Harry Potter, one of the most #basic Instagram choices during their 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…

Residence Halls

You’re moving onto Georgetown University’s campus. Questions abound: Will you have a cool roommate? Are the bathrooms really as bad as people keep saying? Where will you store your archived copies of The Hoya? Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee a cool roommate, but we can happily assure varying degrees of satisfaction on all other fronts. One…

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….

Understanding Your Freshman RA

Every student who lives on campus has a resident advisor (RA for short), but students are often confused as to what their RA is there to do. In the freshman dorms, every floor has at least one. Working under the auspices of Residence Life, they’re there to make sure your freshman year goes as smoothly…

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Packing

Now that you finally know where you’re living and, for some of you, who you’re living with, it’s time to start packing. Here, we’ve assembled a list of the things you definitely need, definitely don’t and might want just in case. Make sure you stay tuned over the next week for more information on each of the…

The Freshmen Four: Village C

Congratulations! If you’re reading this post, you’re probably moving into what I consider the best freshman dorm at Georgetown, Village C West or East, in just a few weeks. Hopefully, you were just as excited as I was when I received my housing assignment two years ago. It’s going to be a good year but before…