Welcome Hoyas 2019

Georgetown Welcomes New and Returning Students

A group of students gather together for a photo with the real-life Jack the Bulldog Mascot with Healy hall in the background.

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 2019-2020 academic year. View Photos from the NSO Weekend and welcome back activities.

Graphic illustration that shows there are 1,589 incoming first-year students at Georgetown.

Omoyele Okunola stands in front of the campus gates with Healy Hall in the background.

Social Justice Advocate, Prize Winner to Address Incoming Class of First-Years

Omoyele Okunola (C’20), 2019 McTighe Prize winner, will advise the incoming Class of 2023 on the importance of advocating for others and self care during New Student Convocation. Read more about Omoyele’s Georgetown experience.

Graphic illustration shows there a first-year students from all 50 states and from 52 different countries.

DC Jail Students Benefit From Georgetown’s Popular Problem Of God Course

Alphonso Saville

Georgetown postdoctoral researcher Alphonso Saville teaches a credit-bearing version of the university’s beloved Problem of God course to DC Jail students that he’ll teach on campus this fall. Read more about Alphonso’s course.

Graphic illustration shows that 103 incoming first-years are transfer students. 17 different religions are represented. 56% are female and 44% are male.