The Whole Person
You’re more than a mind. You’re an individual with unique talents, dreams, and passions. Our long-held Jesuit tradition of cura personalis means a profound care and responsibility for one another, attentive to each person’s circumstances and concerns and gifts.
ESCAPE & Reset
Join a first-year or transfer ESCAPE to retreat from the Hilltop. Located in the Shenandoah Valley, you’ll get the chance to meet new people, enjoy live music, reflect on your experience and take a step back from the frenzy of campus life.
“Because of Georgetown’s roots in Jesuit teaching, the curriculum helped us think about ethics when we were making policy — what sort of policy choices would advantage or disadvantage one group over the other. Cold, hard data alone does not always tell you what to do for the greater good.”
“I can’t imagine any other school where professors would’ve taken the time to mentor me, to help me believe in myself, to help me work through projects and answer my questions.”
“I teach this class in the way that I do because it’s Georgetown, and I think it’s a unique fit to Georgetown students, who are concerned about educating the whole person and the relationship between wellness and education and performance.”
Live and Learn
Extend your classroom discussions with like-minded friends and deepen your social, intellectual or spiritual growth by joining one of our campus Living Learning Communities. Explore justice and diversity, Spanish immersion, entrepreneurship and more.
As a part of Georgetown’s theology core requirement, tens of thousands of students have taken the iconic Problem of God course, where students of different faith backgrounds explore the possibilities of and challenges to religious belief in a contemporary context.