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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

By Quinn Coleman April 6, 2017

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...

Students Face Move-In Issues

By Taylor Harding September 1, 2016

Students returned to uncleaned apartments, water leaks, mold and broken furniture during the early move-in period last week, which left some students in temporary housing as they waited for their accommodations...

Housing Process Sees Early Selection Error

By Ian Scoville April 7, 2016

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...

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The Office of Residential Living will replace current housing management with the StarRez system this spring.

Housing Management System Replaced

By Cheryl Liu January 26, 2016

The Office of Residential Living will replace Georgetown University Student Housing with a new software called StarRez as the campus-wide housing management system for the spring semester. This new...

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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

By Christian Paz October 26, 2015

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...

Housing Process Amended

By Andrew Wallender March 20, 2015

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...

Despite Policy, Abroad Apps Rise

By Deirdre Collins and Sarah Fisher March 6, 2015

The Office of Global Education received a slightly higher number of study abroad applications for fall 2015 and the full academic year, marking an upward trend in applications since 2011. The OGE has...

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The former Jesuit Residence, which is undergoing conversion to dormitories for the 2015-16 academic year, was unveiled in tours given to students and staff last Friday.

Jesuit Residence Layout Revealed in Tours

By Owen Eagan February 10, 2015

Approximately 140 students and staff attended Residential Living’s informational tours of the former Jesuit Residence last Friday. The residence is under construction to become a dormitory beginning...

Students Fight Lottery Restriction

By Kelsey Quackenbush January 30, 2015

More than 700 students have signed a student-created petition on Facebook calling to repeal the university’s new housing policy that denies housing lottery access to students studying abroad in fall....

Housing Eligibility Confuses Juniors

By Xinlan Hu November 14, 2014

Changes to housing eligibility have caused confusion among students seeking university housing for a fourth year, as juniors currently studying abroad no longer receive preferences for senior housing eligibility. Previously,...

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The Alumni Square RHO will be renovated to house four students.

Alumni Square RHO Shuttered In Favor of New Apartment

By Mallika Sen June 7, 2014

As the deadline to add 385 beds to campus per the 2010 Campus Plan approaches, the Office of Residential Living permanently closed the Alumni Square Residential Hall Office at the end of the spring...

Small Fire in Copley Hall

By Matthew Strauss May 14, 2012

A small kitchen fire on the third floor of Copley Hall sparked a minor commotion Monday evening. Seven firetrucks from D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services surrounded the residence hall at around...

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