Welcome Hoyas 2018

Traditions and Advice Prepare New and Returning Students for Fall 2018

Members of the New Student Orientation team greet new students and their families with excitement.

At the start of the school year, students begin or return to traditions such as the Welcome Back Jack! BBQ and the Mass of the Holy Spirit, as well as Weeks of Welcome events that run through October. View more photos as students start the 2018-2019 academic year

Graphic illustration reads that 1,620 students in Georgetown's Class of 2022 are enrolling in college for the first time. Nearly 23,000 applied to Georgetown, the most ever. #HOYAS2022

Nicholas, Zachary and Benjamin Osborne sittingSharing the Wealth: Identical Triplets Pursue Master’s Degrees in Economics

The Osborne triplets, who have just begun a master’s degree program in economics, do almost everything together. They even have the same favorite snack.

Graphic illustration shows that the incoming class of 2022 has 100 transfer students, 17 religions represented, is 57 percent female and 43 percent male and 89 were either class presidents or student governement presidents.

Emilio Joubert smiles into the camera in an office wearing a T-shirt with the Instagram logo on it.Speaker of Four Languages Who Struggled in High School Wins Annual McTighe Prize

Emilio Joubert (C’19) hopes to inspire the incoming class of first-year and transfer students at New Student Convocation Aug. 26 in his role as this year’s McTighe Prize winner.


Graphic illustration reads that Georgetown's incoming class of 2022 is from 49 states and 53 countries.

Ready for New Student Orientation?

Find schedules, checklists and other resources to prepare new students for the academic year.

NSO Information

Weeks of Welcome

Weeks of Welcome span the first six weeks of the fall semester with programs to welcome the Georgetown community to a new school year.

View the Schedule

New Student Convocation Live

New Student Convocation will be livestreamed via Facebook on Aug. 26 at noon.

Watch the Ceremony