Academic Policies

Academic life at Georgetown challenges students to explore, inquire and reflect in an intellectual environment that fosters respect for others. Students are required to understand and follow Georgetown’s academic policies.

Undergraduate Bulletin

The Bulletin contains degree requirements and academic regulations for all undergraduate students. Learn More

Graduate Bulletin

The Graduate Bulletin contains academic regulations for Graduate School students.  Learn More

Georgetown Law Student Handbook

The Georgetown Law Student Handbook of Academic Policies contains an overview of policies and procedures for Georgetown Law students. Learn More

School of Continuing Studies Handbook

Each academic program within the School of Continuing Studies maintains its own rules and regulations. Students should refer to their program’s handbook for policies and procedures that directly affect them. Learn More

School of Medicine Handbook

The student handbook contains an overview of student policies and procedures, including academic requirements. Learn More

Faculty Handbook

The policies collected within the Faculty Handbook express the University's enunciation of the rights and responsibilities of faculty members, as approved by the Board of Directors. Learn More

Guidelines for Submission of Rank and Tenure Applications by Tenure-Line Faculty

Rank and Tenure are at the heart of a mutually acknowledged and mutually beneficial long-term relationship between the tenure-line faculty and the university. They deserve special attention throughout the faculty member’s career at the university. The Faculty Handbook spells out the larger frame of reference for this relationship.  These Guidelines are intended to clarify the application procedures and requirements for tenure-line faculty members by providing additional information from the University Committee on Rank and Tenure (UCRT) to applicants and their units. Learn More