Preparing for Georgetown


First year students are scheduled to arrive on Friday, August 25, 2017. Your move-in time slot will be determined by your residence hall assignment. While you may decide to travel to Washington D.C. early, please note that you will not be able to move into your residence hall until your designated move-in date and time.

NSO officially kicks off at our Welcome Session on Saturday, August 26, 2017 and concludes the evening of Tuesday, August 29, 2017.

Registering for NSO

Online registration is open starting May 1 and closes on August 14. If you have any questions regarding NSO, please e-mail Please note: the only way to enter the lottery for McDonough Arenea Convocation tickets is to register.

All students at Georgetown have a Hoyalink account that is linked to their netid and password. NetIDs are sent to you once you have made your deposit to Georgetown University. For more information, please see NetID Help

New Student Welcome Packet

The new student welcome packet is full of useful information including important dates & deadlines, immunization forms, an explanation of the housing process, meal plan options, and more!

Domestic incoming first-year students attending Georgetown in the fall can expect to recieve a new student welcome packet in the mail in early May. First-year students admitted after June 1, international students, and transfers should download the digital version of the new student welcome packet.

First-Year Student Welcome Packet

Transfer Student Welcome Packet