Events

August 23 - 29, 2018

Thursday, August 23

Walk with Charles

No need to change your clothes or shoes. Just show up and stroll. This walk is approximately 1 mile. Go at your pace. Just go. Every Thursday, 12:30pm, Healy...

Canvas Migration Support Office Hours

Do you need help moving from Blackboard to Canvas? Open to all Georgetown University faculty and staff, these online sessions provide guidance for migrating...

Friday, August 24

NSO Movie Night on the Lawn

Fly your broomstick to Copley Lawn to spend a night under the stars with your fellow Hoyas, a great movie, and delicious theater snacks!

Saturday, August 25

NSO Chaplains' Tea

Students, parents and families are invited to meet Georgetown's chaplains for a reception and conversation during New Student Orientation. All are welcome!

NSO Information and Services Fair

Get your questions answered and learn more about the services Georgetown and our DC partners offer.

NSO Sacred Spaces Tour

Check out Georgetown's worship and contemplative spaces

NSO Welcome Session

Meet your Orientation Advisor (OA) and get excited for the next few days!

NSO Transfer Welcome Session

Get a star-studded welcome to the Transfer Experience with a Mocktail Happy Hour and panel discussion with fellow new transfers and previous transfers.

NSO Jesuit Values Panel

Campus Ministry chaplains speak to the Class of 2022 about the University’s Jesuit values and how they shape life at Georgetown.

NSO Night Out at Platform 37th & O

Join your fellow new witches and wizards for a fun night at Platform 37th & O! There will be a themed photo booth, a dancefloor, refreshments, games, GU swag...

NSO Transfer Block Party

Come meet fellow transfers and enjoy some of DC’s best dessert trucks! Play in the transfer volleyball tournament or just hang out on a hammock. Also, join...

Sunday, August 26

NSO Hindu Āratī

Hindu Life welcomes you and your families to join in a short Āratī to bless the new school year, followed by breakfast and networking with students from the...

NSO Jewish Student Bagel Brunch

Please join us for this casual and scrumptious opportunity for new students and their families to meet and schmooze with new and returning Jewish students,...

NSO Muslim Student Welcome Brunch

New students and families are invited to this breakfast reception to meet the Muslim Life staff and returning students.

NSO Protestant Worship & Welcome Breakfast

Join us for a worship experience that celebrates the vibrant and diverse Protestant community at Georgetown. Afterwards, we invite you to mingle with the...

NSO Welcome Mass

All are invited to attend this Catholic liturgy to welcome new students and their families.

Convocation Ceremony

Convocation is one of the most treasured traditions for new students and families during NSO. This is the ceremonial matriculation of new students into the...

Convocation Ceremony

Convocation is one of the most treasured traditions for new students and families during NSO. This is the ceremonial matriculation of new students into the...

NSO Goodbye Lunch

New students, families, staff, and faculty are all invited to gather together for a boxed lunch at the respective campus locations. This is the final planned...

NSO Goodbye Lunch

New students, families, staff, and faculty are all invited to gather together for a boxed lunch at the respective campus locations. This is the final planned...

NSO Hoya RealTalk & I Am Ready

Hoya RealTalk: An interactive performance about the choices, challenges, and changes experienced by students during their time on the Hilltop. I Am Ready: A...

NSO Hoya RealTalk/I Am Ready

Hoya RealTalk: An interactive performance about the choices, challenges, and changes experienced by students during their time on the Hilltop. I Am Ready: A...

NSO Diagon Alley Performing Arts Showcase

Lights, Camera, Accio! Come join us in the HFSC Great Room for a magical showcase of Georgetown’s various performing arts groups, including A Capella,...

Monday, August 27

Graduate Financial Aid Drop-In Hours

All graduate students are invited to drop by the Car Barn (Room 410) on Monday, August 27, 2018 from 12 noon until 4:00p.m. to meet with Financial Aid...

NSO Pep Rally

Join us as we get excited for the upcoming 2018-2019 Hoya Basketball Season with a Pep Rally led by NSO and Hoya Blue! Come support and see Coach Ewing and...

(Free) Biostatistics & Bioinformatics Consultation Services

COMPLIMENTARY (FREE) Statistical, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Consultation Services offered by the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and...

NSO Marino Family International Writers’ Academic Workshop

Join author Madeleine Thien, President DeGioia, Provost Groves, the University Librarian, Georgetown faculty and your classmates for a lecture and discussion...

Downtown Military-Connected Open House

Georgetown University’s Veterans Office would like to welcome all incoming and returning Military Hoyas, including service members, veterans, military...

NSO Pluralism in Action

Explore diversity at Georgetown through the personal stories of your fellow Hoyas. Pluralism in Action is a night that celebrates the myriad of paths and...

NSO Hogsmeade Scavenger Hunt

Join other transfer students in a scavenger hunt of Monumental proportions around DC’s Hogsmeade (aka the National Mall)! Prizes await those who reign...

NSO QUADwizard Cup

We all loved the Triwizard Cup in Happy Potter and the Goblet of Fire, so come out to the Southwest Quad and wind down with us for a casual and relaxed...

Tuesday, August 28

Graduate School New Student Induction

All new main campus graduate students are encouraged to attend the Graduate School's New Student Induction program where Georgetown University Deans, the...

Invited podium talk by Dr Yuriy Gusev at Immuno-Oncology summit

Dr. Yuriy Gusev from the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics at Georgetown University will be an invited speaker on Day 2 of this conference . The...

Canvas Migration Support Office Hours

Do you need help moving from Blackboard to Canvas? Open to all Georgetown University faculty and staff, these online sessions provide guidance for migrating...

Center for Social Justice Open House

Georgetown University Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service (CSJ) invites Class of 2022 Hoyas to our NSO Open House! Get to know CSJ's 100+...

F-1 Pre-Completion Off-Campus Authorization Session

Learn about F-1 on-campus employment, Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Pre-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT), Work with an International...

Welcome Back Jack! BBQ Lunch

After the Graduate Student Convocation and information sessions, plan to step outside and enjoy the free 'Welcome Back, Jack!' BBQ lunch to kickstart your...

Bioinformatics Internship Presentations

Enriched miRNA-mRNA pair pathways in hepatocellular carcinoma for patients of different racial backgrounds Amber Alley Dr. Habtom Ressom, Department of...

Georgetown University Department of Performing Arts open house

Meet with Department of Performing Arts students and faculty to receive information on performing opportunities in music, theater, and dance throughout the...

Mass of the Holy Spirit

The Mass of the Holy Spirit is a tradition among Jesuit academic institutions dating to 1548 in which the community gathers to thank God for the gifts of...

NSO Destination: D.C.

Meet with your OA group as you explore what Georgetown and the surrounding DC area has to offer during your years on the Hilltop. Get any last questions...

NSO Magical Transfer Kayaking

Take a break from the Hogwarts Castle with a tour of the Georgetown Waterfront via kayaks. Come explore why we call ourselves “swift Potomac’s lovely daughter!”

Bioinformatics for Immuno-Oncology and Translational Research

Bioinformatics for Immuno-Oncology and Translational Research - a short course. In this course, we cover major applications of Big Data, bioinformatics and...

NSO Closing Ceremony

This final event of NSO marks the beginning of your Georgetown experience. Learn about the values and traditions that form our home on the Hilltop. You will...

Wednesday, August 29

Help-a-Hoya

Lost? Need directions? Want some GWOW swag? Head to our tables on Healy Lawn, Regents Lawn, and outside Arrupe! Our Welcome Ambassadors & staff members would...

Rob Pruitt's Flea Market

A flea market, where the commercial and creative collide, where diverse vendors come together to sell their various wares at affordable prices. There's...

Migrate to Panopto from Echo360

Georgetown University has finalized an agreement with Panopto, a cloud-based lecture capture service, to replace services previously provided by Echo360....

RefWorks 101 @ DML

Dahlgren Memorial Library (DML) invites you to learn about RefWorks bibliographic management tool available to the Georgetown community. This workshop...

Dissertation Defense: Stephen DeVito

Candidate Name: Stephen DeVito Major: Tumor Biology Advisor: Rabindra Roy, Ph.D. Title: Novel Base Excision Repair And Hypoxanthine In Live Human...

Accelerate Your Career at The Jackson Laboratory

Join the Jackson Laboratory for an exclusive webinar just for Georgetown! Heather Dillon, University Relations Specialist, The Jackson Laboratory, will...

Main Campus Military-Connected Student Open House

Georgetown University’s Veterans Office would like to welcome all incoming and returning Military Hoyas, including service members, veterans, military...

August 23 - 29, 2018