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University Officially Welcomes New Students

August 28, 2016 – Georgetown officially welcomed more than 1,500 first-year and transfer students during New Student Convocation today.

The class of first-year students hails from all 50 states and 44 other countries that include the United Kingdom, South Korea, China and Spain.

The convocation, live streamed on georgetown.edu, marks the first bookend of the Class of 2020’s academic career, which closes four years later with Senior Convocation during the class' commencement weekend.