Bookstores

Main Campus Bookstore

Tel: (202) 687-7482

Georgetown University Bookstore is a full service store located in the Leavey Center. In addition to course materials, the bookstore is an Authorized Campus Store for Apple Computer offering an academic discount on all Apple computers. It also stocks a complete selection of computer software, reference books and general reading titles. A complete array of apartment and school supplies, soda and snacks, and Georgetown University imprinted clothing and gifts are available for purchase. Fax and shipping services are also available. GOCard, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa are all accepted. 

Medical Center Bookstore

Tel: (202) 687-1268

The Medical Center Bookstore carries all the necessary books and supplies for the busy medical center student. Soda and snacks, drinks, Georgetown Medical imprinted clothing and gifts are available for purchase. GOCard, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa are all accepted. 

GOCard Office

Tel: (202)687-2700

All members of the Georgetown community are required to carry a GOCard, an “all-in-one” ID card that streamlines and simplifies daily campus life. All students are expected to carry their GOCard on campus as a means of identification and present it when requested by University personnel. Issued to each registered student free of charge, the GOCard is used to permit access to residence halls, libraries and other secured buildings on the three campuses, as well as free transportation on the GUTS buses. 

The GOCard also functions as a debit card by adding money through Deposit Stations, the Online Card Office, Student Account Refunds, or the GOCard Office. The GOCard is the preferred method of payment for the purchase of goods and services at the University bookstores, vending machines, copy machines, laundry machines, food establishments, and other businesses that are partners both on and off campus. Additionally, the GOCard is linked to meal plans, Flex Dollar account, library circulation, and the usage of athletic facilities.

Office of Neighborhood Life

1300 36th Street, NW; Washington, DC 20007
Tel: (202) 687-5138
Email: neighborhoodlife@georgetown.edu
Web: 
http://studentliving.georgetown.edu/off-campus/
The Office of Neighborhood Life supports all students, non-students, and permanent residents in the communities surrounding Georgetown University. Our office will educate students about university policies and local ordinances; continue to build and strengthen neighborhood relations by facilitating dialogue; and promote civic citizenship to create a positive quality of life for everyone living in the neighborhood.

On-Campus Banking

Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union (GUASFCU)
Tel: (202) 687-8616

Since 1983, the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union (GUASFCU) has grown to become the largest student-run financial institution in the country with over $10 million in assets. As a member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution GUASFCU provides convenient services which include checking and savings accounts, VISA debit and ATM cards, free online banking, draft imaging, direct deposit, overdraft protection, free QuickPay, domestic and international wires, money orders, Travelers Checks, and multiple loan offerings. In addition, GUASFCU is a member of the Allpoint ATM Network, providing members with access to over 37,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide. GUASFCU is a 100% student-run financial institution.

On-Campus Dining Options

There are a variety of dining options on the Georgetown main campus. Dining services are provided by Georgetown University Dining Services or The Students of Georgetown, Inc. (The CORP).  For off-campus dining options please go to: www.georgetowndc.com

The Students of Georgetown Incorporated (The CORP)
Tel: (202) 687-9885

The Corp is the largest completely student owned and operated organization in the country. In addition to its commitment to campus philanthropy, the Corp’s services include:
  • Vital Vittles, the only fully stocked grocery store on campus, located in the Leavey Center
  • Hoya Snaxa, a convenience store located in the Southwest Quad, which provides a variety of sandwiches, snacks, and beverages
  • Uncommon Grounds (Leavey Center), More Uncommon Grounds (MUG, Intercultural Center lobby) 
  • Midnight Mug (Lauinger library 2nd floor): campus coffeehouses that offer a wide selection of beverages, fresh bagels, muffins, pastries, and sandwiches. 
The Corp also operates a convenient and inexpensive storage service for students who would like to store their belongings over the summer or while they study abroad. The Corp employs over 200 Georgetown students every year in all of these services. 

Other on-campus dining options:
  • Elevation Burger
  • Salad Creations
  • Subway
  • Starbucks
  • Così
  • Einstein Bros Bagels
  • Bulldog Tavern
  • Epicurean and Co. 
For more dining information such as hours of operation, and graduate student meal plans please visit http://georgetown.campusdish.com/ 

Georgetown University Dining Services

Tel: 202-687-5379

Georgetown University offers a wide range of dining services around campus, including Bulldog Tavern, Leo J. O’Donovan Dining Hall, Hoya Court, Faculty Club Restaurant, Epicurean and Co. Restaurant, Cosi Restaurant, Starbucks, Einstein Bagels, and many more options. 

Transportation Resources 

Office of Transportation Management (OTM)
Tel: (202) 687-4372

The Georgetown University campus is compact in size, making all buildings quickly accessible by foot or wheelchair. You will also have many options for transportation when navigating around metropolitan Washington, DC. 

Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS)
The Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) serves students, faculty, staff, and visitors going to and from the University Main Campus, the Law Center, Dupont Circle, Rosslyn, and Arlington. The GUTS schedule can be viewed on the web.

Parking
Students who reside in residence halls, University-owned townhomes, in the District of Columbia, or in the North Arlington area are not authorized to obtain on-campus parking decals. Depending on availability, students living off campus and outside of the District of Columbia and North Arlington areas may be able to purchase parking decals for satellite parking. Detailed information about parking options and fees is available at http://otm.georgetown.edu/index.cfm?fuse=parking

Bicycles
Outdoor racks are provided on campus for students’ bicycles, and bicycles may only be parked on those designated racks. Additional information is available at http://sustainability.georgetown.edu/bicycling/.

Capitol Bikeshare
Two docking stations for this region-wide bicycle sharing system are located near Georgetown. One is located just outside the front gates at 37th St. and O St., and a second is at 34th St. and Wisconsin. For additional information, visit http://www.capitalbikeshare.com/.

Public Transportation Information 
The University is served by the G2, D2 and D6 Metro-bus routes. Check the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) (http://www.wmata.com/) website for schedules. 
The closest Metro-rail stops are Rosslyn on the Blue/Orange Line and Dupont Circle on the Red Line. See the GUTS link for information on shuttle service to and from those locations.

ZipCar Car Sharing
ZipCar provides on-demand, self-service cars by the hour or the day for personal and business needs. The low hourly and daily rates include gas, insurance, maintenance, and parking. ZipCar also offers Georgetown University students, faculty, and staff a half-price membership. ZipCar has many locations on and near campus. To learn more about the Georgetown Membership discount for ZipCar, visit: http://www.zipcar.com/registration/account/user?affiliate_id=2906036#step


Visitor Information

Airports
Three airports provide service to the Washington, D.C. area
  • Reagan National Airport (DCA) 
    • The closest airport to the Georgetown Campus, about 15 minutes away, and has its own Metro stop on the Blue and Yellow lines.Taxis also serve the airport
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD)
    • Located approximately 25 miles west of Washington, it can be reached by shuttle van, taxi or using airport van service between the airport and the West Falls Church Metro station located on the Orange/Silver line. There is also the 5A Airport bus from Rosslyn Metro station to Dulles Airport
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport
    • Located approximately 40 miles north of campus, it can be reached via commercial shuttle vans and taxi service to/from the Washington area. The Airport also has a free connector bus that serves the MARC Commuter Rail and Amtrak station, which provides train service to Washington's Union Station, located on the Red Metro line. Additionally, the B30 Airport bus also runs every forty minutes from the airport to the Greenbelt Metro station, locaaed on the green line.
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