Orientation, Transition & Family Engagement (OTF) is responsible for the seamless transition and acclimation of incoming students (and their families) to the Hilltop. The OTF leadership team consists of professional, full-time staff members and undergraduate students who have considerable experience with orientation and transition.

Professional Staff

Portrait of Matthew G. BarnesMatthew G. Barnes
Director of Orientation, Transition, & Family Engagement


Graduate Assistant



Georgetown Weeks of Welcome (GWOW)

Clare Heine
GWOW Coordinator

Casey Wetherbee
GWOW Coordinator

Orientation, Transition, & Family Engagement

316 Leavey Center
Tel: (202) 687-3704

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Georgetown Weeks of Welcome

430 Leavey Center
Tel: (202) 687-3906

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