New Student Checklist

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1. NetID & Passwords

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In your admissions letter, you have received your University NetID with your temporary password. Please set up your University NetID password here. NetID is automatically assigned, unique electronic identifiers for each authorized user at Georgetown.

2. Georgetown Student Health Insurance

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Elect or waive the Georgetown University student insurance through the link above. If you already have adequate health insurance, you must still login to waive the Georgetown Student Health Insurance.

3. Immunizations

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Submit the proof of required vaccinations to the Student Health Center to avoid registration holds.

4. GOCard

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Go to the GOCard Office to get your physical student ID. GOCard is the official identification card at Georgetown University, and much more.

5. Georgetown Email

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Georgetown uses Google Apps as its official email system. Go to apps.georgetown.edu and log in with your NetID and Password.

6. MyAccess & FAQs

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MyAccess is the one-stop student portal that includes registration, student accounts, student services, and more. Please note, DegreeWorks is currently only set up for BGE masters programs. BGE certificate and PhD programs are in the progress of being set up in DegreeWorks.

7. Housing

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Visit our Housing page for information and listings.

8. BGE Facebook Page

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Get involved and stay updated with Liking Us on Facebook!

9. Medical Center Graduate Student Organization (MCGSO)

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The Medical Center Graduate Student Organization (MCGSO) is a student-run organization that includes all Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) students at Georgetown University.

Fall Admit Checklist

1. Application Login

Deadline: Found in your Admissions Letter
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  • Follow the instructions in your official admissions letter to confirm your enrollment. Submit the Enrollment Confirmation Form and corresponding deposit to hold your place in the program until you matriculate. Georgetown accepts Visa and Mastercard for the enrollment deposit
  • If you have received a Conditional Admissions Letter, please read through the steps to meet the outstanding conditions of admissions.
  • If you have received a merit-based aid award letter, please submit the paperwork to the office indicated on the letter. See our Funding a Master’s Degree page for detailed instructions.

2. OGS Pre-Arrival Checklist for International Students

Deadline: Right After your Confirmation of Enrollment
Description:
For International Students only: Start working with Office of Global Services (OGS) on the necessary paperwork that is needed. Follow the OGS International Student Pre-Arrival Checklist. Your advisor at OGS is Rachel Rubin.

3. Office of Student Financial Services

Deadline: After your Confirmation of Enrollment
Description:
If you have applied for financial aid, please stay in touch with the Office of Student Financial Services. To check/accept your financial aid award letter, please log into MyAccess and follow the directions about next steps after receiving your financial aid.

4. Log into MyAccess and review your student account

Deadline: Late June
Description:
Billing Statements are issued. See Billing Calendar posted on the front page of Office of Billing and Payment Services for the exact date.

5. Student Health – Immunization Link

Deadline: July 1
Description:
Submit your required proof of Student Immunization and Tuberculosis Screening Certificates to Student Health Center to avoid registration holds.

4. Pre-Registration Process (step by step instructions

Deadline: July 1
Description: br /> Pre-Registration begins for graduate students (see Important Dates for the exact date).

7. OGS Arrival Checklist for International Students

Deadline: Once you arrive to the United States
Description:
For International Students only: Start working with Office of Global Services (OGS) on the necessary paperwork that is needed. Follow the OGS International Student Pre-Arrival Checklist. Your advisor at OGS is Rachel Rubin.

8. BGE Orientation Page

Deadline: Late August
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Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) mandatory Fall Orientation for New Students (see our BGE Orientation Page for specific date/time). Receive your BGE swag bag at our orientation - don't miss out!

Please also review the New Student Set Up Checklist page for information on your NetID, GOCard, Email, MyAccess, and much more.

Spring Admit Checklist

1. Application Login

Deadline: Found in your Admissions Letter
Description:

  • Follow the instructions in your official admissions letter to confirm your enrollment. Submit the Enrollment Confirmation Form and corresponding deposit to hold your place in the program until you matriculate. Georgetown accepts Visa and Mastercard for the enrollment deposit
  • If you have received a Conditional Admissions Letter, please read through the steps to meet the outstanding conditions of admissions.
  • If you have received a merit-based aid award letter, please submit the paperwork to the office indicated on the letter. See our Funding a Master’s Degree page for detailed instructions.

2. OGS Pre-Arrival Checklist for International Students

Deadline: Right After your Confirmation of Enrollment
Description: br /> For International Students only: Start working with Office of Global Services (OGS) on the necessary paperwork that is needed. Follow the OGS International Student Pre-Arrival Checklist. Your advisor at OGS is Rachel Rubin.

3. Office of Student Financial Services

Deadline: After your Confirmation of Enrollment
Description:
If you have applied for financial aid, please stay in touch with the Office of Student Financial Services. To check/accept your financial aid award letter, please log into MyAccess and follow the directions about next steps after receiving your financial aid.

4. Pre-Registration Process (step by step instructions)

Deadline: Early December
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Pre-Registration begins for graduate students (see Important Dates for the exact date).

5. Log into MyAccess and review your student account

Deadline: By Early December
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Billing Statements are issued. See Billing Calendar posted on the front page of Office of Billing and Payment Services for the exact date.

6. Student Health – Immunization Link

Deadline: January 1
Description: br /> Submit your required proof of Student Immunization and Tuberculosis Screening Certificates to Student Health Center to avoid registration holds.

7. OGS Arrival Checklist for International Students

Deadline: Once you arrive to the United States
Description:
For International Students only: Start working with Office of Global Services (OGS) on the necessary paperwork that is needed. Follow the OGS International Student Pre-Arrival Checklist. Your advisor at OGS is Rachel Rubin.

8. BGE Orientation Page

Deadline: Early January
Description:
Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) mandatory Spring Orientation for New Students (see our BGE Orientation Page for specific date/time). Receive your BGE swag bag at our orientation - don't miss out!

Please also review the New Student Set Up Checklist page for information on your NetID, GOCard, Email, MyAccess, and much more.

Summer Admit Checklist

1. Application Login

Deadline: Found in your Admissions Letter
Description:

  • Follow the instructions in your official admissions letter to confirm your enrollment. Submit the Enrollment Confirmation Form and corresponding deposit to hold your place in the program until you matriculate. Georgetown accepts Visa and Mastercard for the enrollment deposit
  • If you have received a Conditional Admissions Letter, please read through the steps to meet the outstanding conditions of admissions.
  • If you have received a merit-based aid award letter, please submit the paperwork to the office indicated on the letter. See our Ph.D. Financial Support or Funding a Master’s Degree page for detailed instructions.

2. OGS Pre-Arrival Checklist for International Students

Deadline: Right After your Confirmation of Enrollment
Description:
For International Students only: Start working with Office of Global Services (OGS) on the necessary paperwork that is needed. Follow the OGS International Student Pre-Arrival Checklist. Your advisor at OGS is Rachel Rubin.

3. Student Health – Immunization Link

Deadline: July 1
Description:
Submit your required proof of Student Immunization and Tuberculosis Screening Certificates to Student Health Center to avoid registration holds.

4. Office of Student Financial Services

Deadline: After your Confirmation of Enrollment
Description:
If you have applied for financial aid, please stay in touch with the Office of Student Financial Services. To check/accept your financial aid award letter, please log into MyAccess and follow the directions about next steps after receiving your financial aid.

5. Registration Process (step by step instructions)

Deadline: Registration begins on February 1
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Summer Registration is live (see Summer Academic calendar). Please work with your programs on your registration. Please note that all first year PhD students will be registered in Lab Rotation in their first summer term.

6. Log into MyAccess and review your student account

Deadline: Early April
Description:
Billing Statements are issued. See Billing Calendar posted on the front page of Office of Billing and Payment Services for the exact date.

7. OGS Arrival Checklist for International Students

Deadline: Once you arrive to the United States
Description:
For International Students only: Start working with Office of Global Services (OGS) on the necessary paperwork that is needed. Follow the OGS International Student Pre-Arrival Checklist. Your advisor at OGS is Rachel Rubin.

8. BGE Orientation Page

Deadline: Early July
Description:
Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) mandatory Summer Orientation for New Students (see our BGE Orientation Page for specific date/time). Receive your BGE swag bag at our orientation - don't miss out!

Please also review the New Student Set Up Checklist page for information on your NetID, GOCard, Email, MyAccess, and much more.