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…

Georgetown History

When first walking onto Georgetown University’s campus, it’s impossible to miss the giant statue of a man sitting commandingly in a chair. This statue is partly known for the tradition of Georgetown students sitting on its lap while the Georgetown University Police Department is not looking, but the man it depicts has contributed far more…

Social Scene

If you are like the tens of thousands of new students who have come before you, you are likely curious about the Hilltop’s party scene. Surely, questions have popped into your head: Does everyone drink? (No.) How can I sneak a keg into New South? (Please don’t.) Should I buy a toga? (Make one.) Fortunately…

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….

Part-Time Jobs

College can be expensive, and Georgetown University is no exception. After a few months of weekend restaurant dinners with friends, Uber rides, late-night snack cravings and the unexpected day-to-day expenses of living away from home, many students find their wallets a lot lighter than they would prefer. Other Hoyas may want to get a head…

Campus Resources

Georgetown University Police Department: (202) 687-4343 Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service: (202) 687-4357 SafeRides: (202) 784-7433 Student Health Center For appointments: (202) 687-2200 After-hours emergencies: (202) 444-7243 — Ask for the Student Health Center physician on call. Health Education Services: (202) 687-8949 Counseling and Psychiatric Services: (202) 687-6985 After-hours emergencies: (202) 444-7243 — Ask for…

Campus Dining

Although both the Georgetown neighborhood and Washington, D.C., boast an abundance of dining options, most students quickly learn that a regular splurge on M Street dinners is pretty unrealistic. Sweetgreen, Good Stuff Eatery and Baked & Wired are all great options for an occasional treat, but between full class schedules and extracurriculars, the majority of…