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Event Schedule
Friday
8:00 – 9:30 AM
Check-in at Healy Hall
Help yourselves to breakfast and coffee! Please note that students and families arriving after 9:30 a.m. can check in at this location until 2:00 p.m.
8:00 - 8:30 AM
Campus Tours at Healy Circle
Tours will depart every 10 minutes from Healy Circle with the last tour departing at 8:30 am. The tour will last one hour.
8:30 - 9:15 AM
Undergraduate School Open Houses

Meet professors and deans from different departments in each undergraduate school and ask questions about academic programs.

American Studies

Healey Family Student Center (HFSC) Great Room

Anthropology

HFSC Great Room

Biology

Regents Hall 353

Chemistry

Regents Hall 209

Classics

Healy Hall 321

Comparative Literature

HFSC Great Room

Computer Science

HFSC Great Room

English

HFSC Great Room

French & Francophone Studies

HFSC Great Room

Government

HFSC Great Room

History

HFSC Great Room

Mathematics and Statistics

St. Mary’s Hall 327A

Physics

Regents Hall 109

Political Economy

HFSC Great Room

Psychology

HFSC Great Room

Slavic Languages

HFSC Great Room

Sociology

HFSC Great Room

Spanish & Portuguese

HFSC Great Room

McDonough School of Business

Shea Commons, Hariri

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Leavey Program Room, Leavey Center

Walsh School of Foreign Service

HFSC Social Room

8:30 – 9:15 AM
Financial Aid Information Session at ICC Auditorium
Learn more about Financial Aid at Georgetown and meet with staff from the Office of Student Financial Services. Presentation will begin at 8:30 in the Intercultural Center (ICC) Auditorium. If unable to make the presentation, the Office of Student Financial Services is open from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please stop by to speak with a financial aid counselor should you have questions.
9:30 – 10:15 AM
Welcome Reception at Gaston Hall
Please join us for a warm welcome in Gaston Hall (third floor of Healy Hall)!
10:30 - 11:00 AM (Students Only)
Icebreakers at Healy Circle
A chance to chat with fellow future Hoyas in smaller groups. Please meet Icebreaker group leaders in Healy Circle before breaking off into sections. Your group number is located on the outside of your folder.
10:30 – 11:00 AM (Parents Only)
Coffee Mingle at Dahlgren Quadrangle (Rainsite: HFSC Great Room)
Talk with current students and fellow parents of accepted students over coffee.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Deans’ Academic Information Sessions

Students and parents are invited to speak with the Deans about academic life at Georgetown.

Georgetown College

Gaston Hall

McDonough School of Business

Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri

Walsh School of Foreign Service

ICC Auditorium

School of Nursing and Health Studies

McShain Lounge, McCarthy Hall

12:15 - 1:00 PM
Deans’ Luncheon
Georgetown College

HFSC Great Room (Students Only)

McDonough School of Business

Fisher Colloquium, Hariri (Students Only)

Walsh School of Foreign Service

HFSC Social Room (Students Only)

School of Nursing & Health Studies

McShain Lounge, McCarthy Hall

Parents of students admitted to the School of Nursing & Health Studies, please join deans and faculty for a luncheon in McShain Lounge, McCarthy Hall.

Parents of students admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences, McDonough School of Business, and Walsh School of Foreign Service, please refer to the Student Welcome Packet for dining options both on and off campus.

1:15 - 2:15 PM
Faculty Showcases

Enjoy our favorite professors speaking on the topics that they love through a fun and exciting mock Georgetown class.

Flourishing at Georgetown and Forever After
Professor Sarah Stiles, Department of Sociology
Reiss 262

Global Health Security: Understanding, Detecting, and Responding to Biological Threats
Professor Rebecca Katz, School of Nursing & Health Studies
Intercultural Center (ICC) 108

How Irrationality Impacts Business Decisions
Professor Bonnie Montano, McDonough School of Business
Intercultural Center (ICC) 103

Map of the Modern World: The Middle East
Professor Mark Giordano, Walsh School of Foreign Service
Intercultural Center (ICC) 101

Marketing Strategy: Do You Know Jack?
Professor Ronald Goodstein, McDonough School of Business
Intercultural Center (ICC) 107

Maternal Health in the United States: An Unfinished Agenda
Professor Myriam Vuckovic, School of Nursing & Health Studies
Reiss 283

Political Animals
Professor Mark Fisher, Department of Government
Intercultural Center (ICC) 105

Shakespeare: Text and Performance
Professor Michael Collins, Department of English
White Gravenor 407

The Surprising Phenomena of Asian and African Literature in Spanish
Professor Adam Lifshey, Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature Program
Intercultural Center (ICC) 210-A

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Professor Elizabeth Arsenault, Walsh School of Foreign Service
Intercultural Center (ICC) Auditorium

We Are Not Alone: The Astonishing True Story of Our Microbial Inhabitants
Professor Heidi Elmendorf, Department of Biology
Intercultural Center (ICC) 115

2:30 - 3:15 PM (Students Only)
Student Panel on Campus Life

Find out about the ins and outs of Hoya life from current students while hanging out with your Icebreaker groups.

Groups 1 & 2

ICC 101

Groups 3 & 4

ICC 103

Groups 5 & 6

ICC 105

Group 7

ICC 106

Groups 8 & 9

ICC 107

Groups 10 & 11

ICC 108

Groups 12 - 14

ICC 115

Groups 15 - 20

ICC Auditorium

2:30 – 3:15 PM (Parents Only)
Campus Resources Panel at Gaston Hall
Learn about our campus support programs and services available to students (feel free to take the elevator past the staircase!)
3:30 – 4:00 PM
Campus Spotlights

Learn about academic and extracurricular opportunities at Georgetown! Refer to the back of your agenda for spotlight descriptions. Please choose one spotlight per session.

The Art of Brutalism: Lauinger Library Tour

Lauinger Library

Beyond the Gates: Community Engagement & Social Justice in Washington, DC and Beyond

White Gravenor 208

Catholic Campus Ministry Opportunities

Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart

A Community in Diversity

ICC 101

Entrepreneurial Spirit of Georgetown

ICC 105

International Student Experience

White Gravenor 204

Introduction to Career Education

Reiss 262

NHS Human Science & Nursing Lab Tours

Leavey Center Bookstore Entrance

Performing Arts

Gonda Theatre, Davis Performing Arts Center

Pre-Med Information Session

ICC 115

Recreation, Club, and Intramural Sports

ICC 108

Research and Fellowships

ICC 103

Study Abroad

ICC Auditorium

4:15 - 4:45 PM
Campus Spotlights

Learn about academic and extracurricular opportunities at Georgetown! Refer to the back of your agenda for spotlight descriptions. Please choose one spotlight per session.

The Art of Brutalism: Lauinger Library Tour

Lauinger Library

Beyond the Gates: Community Engagement & Social Justice in Washington, DC and Beyond

White Gravenor 208

Catholic Campus Ministry Opportunities

Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart

A Community in Diversity

ICC 101

Entrepreneurial Spirit of Georgetown

ICC 105

Introduction to Career Education

Reiss 262

Performing Arts

Gonda Theatre, Davis Performing Arts Center

Pre-Med Information Session

ICC 115

Recreation, Club, and Intramural Sports

ICC 108

Research and Fellowships

ICC 103

ROTC

White Gravenor 204

Study Abroad

ICC Auditorium

5:00 - 6:00 PM
Convocation at Gaston Hall
Gain a perspective of Georgetown from two of Georgetown’s student leaders and a member of campus ministry. Enjoy performances from on-campus groups.
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Multicultural Reception at Dahlgren Quadrangle (Rainsite: HFSC)
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions, along with professors, staff, and representatives from multicultural student groups, invite you a relaxed, informal gathering to learn more about our dynamic campus community.
Saturday
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Georgetown Neighborhood Tour at Healy Circle
Meet us at the front gates of Healy Circle to learn about the rich history and culture of the Georgetown neighborhood. Tours will depart every 10 minutes and last one hour. The last tour will depart at 10 a.m.
9:30 - 10:45 AM
Continental Breakfast at HFSC Great Room
Join us in the Healey Family Student Center Great Room for breakfast and to discuss the Hoya experience with current students.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Academic Panels

All are invited to hear about academic life from a student’s point of view.

Georgetown College, Languages and Linguistics

ICC 101

Georgetown College, Math/Science Majors

Reiss 112

Georgetown College, Undeclared Majors

Gaston Hall

McDonough School of Business

Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building

Walsh School of Foreign Service

ICC Auditorium

School of Nursing and Health Studies

ICC 105

12:00 - 2:00 PM
Residence Hall Tours at Darnall Hall or Village C Patio
Meet at Darnall Hall or the Village C Patio to get an inside look at our four freshman residence halls. Current students will lead you through the residences and give you their perspectives on residential life at Georgetown. Your departure time and location are located on the outside of your folder.
12:00 – 2:00 PM
Campus Activities Fair at Red Square (Rain Site: ICC Galleria)
Come see a sample of the clubs and activities available to students on the Hilltop. Students can stop by the GAAP table to get their free t-shirts!