A variety of special programs offered at Georgetown, both before New Student Orientation and throughout your first year, that provide students with opportunities for discovery and adventure. Whether you explore the outdoors, volunteer on community service projects, enhance your leadership skills, or broaden your scholarly horizons, you will learn more about yourself and meet new friends.
The 2018 Pre-Orientation Application will open on May 1, and applications will be due by June 12. Students will be notified of their application decision by June 28. We encourage students to wait until a decision has been communicated before making final travel arrangements.
First Years: This pre-orientation program welcomes new students in the McDonough School of Business into a community of that prizes the attributes of effective communication, principled leadership, and integrated business knowledge. Students in this program will receive instruction from faculty in key business principles in the areas of accounting, finance, marketing and international business.
First Years & Transfers: Campaign Bootcamp is run by the Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) at the McCourt School of Public Policy, will give students a behind-the-scenes look at campaigning. Conducted during the heat of 2018 midterm elections in Virginia – which is shaping up to be one of the most competitive states in the country - students will have the opportunity to learn from political operatives and elected officials and will put their new found knowledge to work on team projects.
First Years: This pre-orientation program exposes incoming students to the field of healthcare and our Jesuit values through direct medical, clinical, and service-based experiences with the aim of developing social justice-oriented future healthcare professionals.
First Years & Transfers: This pre-orientation program’s goal is to serve as an introduction to community service, volunteer activism, and social justice issues in the Washington, D.C. community.
First Years & Transfers: This pre-orientation program has multiple trips across the US focusing on adventure, experiential learning, and co-curricular education in the outdoors.
First Years: This pre-orientation program gives students the opportunity to identify and explore personal leadership styles through peer and community interaction, self-assessment, and reflection. Guided by the servant leadership philosophy, students work to develop personal leadership styles, explore how their unique style enhances leadership experiences and use this knowledge to actively participate in experiences that foster community engagement and growth.
First Years & Transfers: This day-long, invitation only program will give students a unique introduction to academic, co-curricular and social life at Georgetown University as students will engage with faculty, administrators and student leaders in a variety of different settings.
First Years & Transfers: This pre-orientation program has a focus on giving you the head start you need to not just survive at Georgetown, but thrive!
First Years & Transfers: This pre-orientation program has a focus on exploring identity, diversity, and social justice with the aim of encouraging positive change in the Georgetown community.