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General Information
37th and O St NW
Washington , District of Columbia 20057-0001

Disability Resource Office

Academic Resource Center
Leavey Center 335
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20057
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About Georgetown University

Georgetown University is a prestigious and renowned institution located in the heart of Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. Founded in 1789, it is one of the oldest Catholic and Jesuit universities in the country. With a rich history and deep-rooted traditions, Georgetown offers a diverse and intellectually stimulating environment for its students.

Situated on a stunning and expansive campus in the Georgetown neighborhood, the university provides a picturesque backdrop for academic pursuits. The campus seamlessly blends historical architecture with modern facilities, creating a unique and inspiring atmosphere conducive to learning and personal growth.

The university’s academic reputation is exceptional, offering a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. With nine distinct schools including the School of Foreign Service, McDonough School of Business, and School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown caters to students with diverse interests and ambitions.

Georgetown University is highly regarded for its commitment to academic excellence and rigorous educational programs. Its faculty comprises accomplished scholars, researchers, and practitioners who are experts in their respective fields. They are not only dedicated to imparting knowledge but also encouraging critical thinking and instilling a sense of social responsibility in their students.

One of the defining features of Georgetown University is its prominence in international affairs and diplomacy. The School of Foreign Service is recognized worldwide for its comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to understanding global issues. It has produced countless diplomats, policymakers, and leaders who have made significant contributions in shaping the world.

Beyond academia, Georgetown University offers a vibrant and diverse campus life. Students can engage in a wide range of extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations that cater to various interests and passions. This includes participation in sports teams, involvement in community service, joining student government, or pursuing artistic and cultural endeavors.

Furthermore, being located in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University offers unparalleled opportunities for internships, networking, and engagement with governmental and non-governmental organizations. The proximity to the nation’s capital allows students to immerse themselves in the political, cultural, and social dynamics that characterize this influential city. From attending congressional hearings to interning at prestigious think tanks, the possibilities for experiential learning are limitless.

Georgetown University also prides itself on its commitment to social justice and community involvement. The institution encourages students to be actively engaged in addressing societal challenges through various initiatives and programs. The university promotes a sense of social responsibility and empowers graduates to make an impact in their communities and the world at large.

In conclusion, Georgetown University stands as a beacon of academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, and social responsibility. Its rich history, commitment to Jesuit values, and formidable faculty contribute to creating a unique and transformative educational experience. Located in the vibrant and influential city of Washington, D.C., students at Georgetown have the opportunity to not only excel academically but also become well-rounded individuals ready to make a difference in an ever-changing world.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations