I am an International Student
Information for admitted students who are International Students:
- Visa & Immigration
- Cost of Tuition
- Health Insurance
- Getting your NetID
- Getting your GoCard
- Academic Calendar (new window)
- Important Dates
- Course Registration
Pre-arrival Visa & Immigration Tasks
- Complete the Immigration Questionnaire (instructions are included in your offer letter on ApplyYourself). After submitting the form, Georgetown’s Office of International Programs will begin processing your I-20 form.
- For an overview of the visa & immigration process, please visit: http://internationalservices.georgetown.edu/vsqoip/ (new window) and http://internationalservices.georgetown.edu/arrival/prearrivalguides/degreestudents/ (new window).
- Visit the Georgetown University Off-Campus Housing website (new window) to learn about housing options, using the sidebar on the left to find out the information you need.
- Georgetown University is accessible by metro from the Rosslyn (orange/blue lines) or Dupont Circle (red line) subway stops. This is a map (new window) of the D.C. Metro.
- From the Rosslyn (orange/blue) or Dupont Circle (red) metro stops, you can take the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) (new window) bus to get to campus.
- Information about other transportation options (new window), including the Metrobus.
Cost of Tuition
- Tuition (new window)for the 2015-16 academic year is $22,356.00 per semester (at 12 credits/semester).
Health Insurance and Required Immunization Forms
- Health Insurance: If you do not wish to be covered by the insurance policy provided through the university, you can waive the plan on the Student Insurance Office’s website (new window).
- Immunization Form: If you are a new enrolling student and are under the age of 26 at the time of registration, you are required by District of Columbia law to provide documentation of vaccination or immunity from Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella. Print and have your personal physician complete the Immunization and Tuberculosis Screening Certificate (new window) prior to registration. The completed form can be sent to:
Student Health Center – Georgetown University
3800 Reservoir Road NW
Ground Floor, Darnall Hall
Washington, D.C. 20007
Getting your NetID and Password
Initial information located in your offer of admission (letter in ApplyYourself)
- NetIDs are generated automatically after you submit your deposit. If you do not remember your NetID, you can search for yourself here (new window).
- To obtain your temporary NetID password, click here (new window).
- If you have questions regarding your NetID or password, contact the University Services Student Help Desk at 202-687-4949 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Georgetown GoCard is your official identification card, and simplifies campus life. Follow these instructions (new window) to get your GoCard.
- International Student graduate orientation: August 24, 2015. See the Office of Global Services website (new window) for more details.
- Biomedical Graduate School orientation (new window): Monday, August 31, 2015, from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.
- Department of Biostatistics orientation: Monday, August 31, 2015, at 12:30 pm (lunch provided).
Registration for Courses
- New full-time students will register for the following classes: BIST 500, BIST 510, BIST 511, BIST 515, and BIST 541: Curriculum