New Student Checklist
New Student Checklist
Complete the 8 steps below.
1. NetID & Password
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 Health Insurance
Submit the proof of required vaccinations to the Student Health Center to avoid registration holds.
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 Technology
Students should navigate to Georgetown Google Apps to open GUMail, enroll in Duo (two-factor authentication), and create a Zoom account. Find more on Georgetown’s New Student Technology Resources website.
6. MyAccess & FAQs
MyAccess is the one-stop student portal that includes registration, student accounts, and student services. For more information on MyAcess, visit the MyAccess FAQ page. 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.
Visit our Housing page for information and listings.
8. Connect with Students
Join the Medical Center Graduate Student Organization (MCGSO), a student-run organization that includes all Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) students at Georgetown University and like us on Facebook to stay updated about resources and events!
Admitted Student Checklist
Complete the 8 steps below before the listed deadline.
1. Application Login
Deadline: Found in Your Admissions Letter
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.
2. OGS Pre-Arrival Checklist for International Student
Deadline: Right After your Confirmation of Enrollment
3. Office of Student Financial Services
Deadline: After Your Confirmation of Enrollment
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 the next steps after receiving your financial aid.
4. Log into my MyAccess and Review Your Student Account
Billing Statements are issued and can be viewed by logging onto MyAccess.
5. Student Health – Immunization
Deadline: See the Student Health website here.
Submit your required proof of Student Immunization and Tuberculosis Screening Certificates to the Student Health Center to avoid registration holds.
6. Registration for Courses
Deadline: See Registration Dates here.
7. OGS Arrival Checklist for International Students
Deadline: Once you arrive to the United States
8. Attend BGE Mandatory Orientation
Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) New Student Orientation is mandatory for all students.