Post Tagged with: "housing"

At a Crossroads: Hurdles Remain for LGBTQ Inclusion on Campus

Aaron Warga (SFS ’18) was tabling in Red Square for Transgender Day of Visibility when an admitted student asked about Georgetown’s housing process for gender-nonconforming students. Warga was at a loss for what to say. “They said ‘I am nonbinary, I identify as they/them/theirs. What are the housing policies here?’[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Room and board charges for the 2017-2018 school year will include the cost of 24 loads of laundry, the result of a joint effort between the Office of Residential Living and the Georgetown University Student Association.

Housing Costs to Include Laundry Fees

The university plans to include the price of 24 loads of laundry in room and board charges for the 2017-18 school year to reduce the economic burden of laundry costs on students receiving financial aid. The Office of Residential Living collaborated with the Georgetown University Student Association on the program,[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Brown House: An Institution of Student Life

Brown House: An Institution of Student Life

As of fall 2016, 3616 N St. NW will no longer be used for undergraduate student housing. Instead, Brown House is slated to be repurposed for Office of the Provost “strategic needs,” the purpose of which is unknown to students. Despite student activists regularly engaging with knowledgeable administrators on the[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Loss for Students

In a secretive bait-and-switch this month, the university administration quietly took the famous Brown House — 3616 N St. NW — out of the housing lottery, assigning it for renovation and repurposing it as faculty housing in the coming year. Over 500 students have reacted strongly to this cloak-and-dagger move,[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Housing Process Sees Early Selection Error

The 18 housing groups who were unable to select housing during phase one of selection because of a system error will be offered housing based on their original time slot, according to Executive Director of Residential Services Patrick Killilee. Groups with average housing points over 3.00 were unable to select[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The Georgetown Community Partnership plans to announce the 2017-37 Campus Plan framework in early June.

Student-Led Initiative Funds Winter Break Housing

The Students of Georgetown, Inc., the Georgetown University Student Association, the Georgetown Alumni Association, the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union, the Office of the Provost and the Office of the President contributed to the funding of a temporary house for students in unstable living situations for the[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Holiday Housing

Holiday Housing

Georgetown students living on campus are required to leave their dorms within 24 hours after the last final exam is offered. Some students face uncertainty regarding housing arrangements over winter break, stemming from independence or unstable home situations. The Georgetown Scholarship Program, Students of Georgetown, Inc., the Georgetown University Student[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The three-year housing requirement pushed members of the Class of 2016 off-campus, left, with 100 denied eligibility. All applicants from the Class of 2017 will receive eligibility, and may choose from university townhouses, right, and apartments.

Brown House, Burleith & Back Again

Georgetown Scholarship Program student Amber Athey (COL ’16) never thought finding a place to live senior year would be so hard. Although the university considers GSP students as low-income, Athey was placed on a wait list for senior housing and told that her chances of finding an affordable on-campus residence[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Housing Process Amended

The Office of Residential Living altered the housing selection process for students studying abroad this fall, shifting housing applications six months forward to March and giving students the option to have semester-long unfilled vacancies in housing groups. “Ultimately we wanted to lay out spring housing options for fall study abroad[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Welcome the Prodigal

As the daunting prospects of next year’s housing dominate campus conversation, a majority of sophomores have been cast adrift by the Office of Residential Living’s new study abroad housing policy for the 2015-2016 academic year, for which deadlines have already passed. Students studying abroad in the fall will be excluded[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top