Back to School (Sort of) in Georgetown

August 13, 2020

As schools in D.C. and Georgetown grapple with being fully online, fully in-person or a mix this fall, we must ask: What is best for children, teachers and staff — […]

Virtual Learning Is Here to Stay


“There’s been more experimentation with pedagogy in the last five months at Georgetown than in the last 200 years.” — Douglas Reed of Georgetown University As the nation grapples with […]

College and Coronavirus: No, Gap Years Aren’t Free

August 3, 2020

These gap years will have nothing to do with introspective soul-searching and everything to do with the fact that many colleges and universities will be closed for at least the fall semester.

D.C. Schools to Be Online-Only for Fall Term

July 30, 2020

The decision to only offer classes online during the first term came unexpectedly. Until this week, officials had considered a mixed-option plan.

In Sudden Reversal, GU Goes All-Virtual


Georgetown University was originally supposed to bring 2,000 undergrads, including all freshmen, to the main campus this fall.

Tuition Cut for GU Undergrads Not Returning to Campus

July 23, 2020

Students returning to campus will be charged the lower double-room rate. Also, housing and dining costs will be reduced by 20 percent due to the shorter semester length.

GU Rejects Student Housing Requests

July 20, 2020

Earlier this month, it was announced that Georgetown would house 2,000 students this fall, a group consisting of the entire freshman class and some upperclassmen.

D.C. Back-to-School Decision? Not Yet

July 16, 2020

The decision as to whether schools will operate on an in-person or a virtual basis, or on a hybrid model, will be announced on July 31, said the mayor.

GU Reopening Plan Unveiled

July 8, 2020

The plan is to reopen in stages, welcoming about 2,000 undergraduates to campus first, including the freshman class of 2024.

GU Students Petition for Reduced Tuition

July 6, 2020

Earlier this year, Georgetown University officials announced a 3.5-percent tuition increase for undergraduates, which would make the cost nearly $30,000 per semester.