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Office of Residential Living offers new housing options for study abroad students

As of this week, the University housing policy announced last year that prompted outrage from students has officially been overhauled—or at least, significantly improved. Detailed in the housing selection book, the policy stated that those studying abroad in… Read More

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Increased student mobilization against restrictive housing policy gets attention of administration

Mobilization against the current housing policy for study abroad students has continued to gain momentum through increased participation and advocacy, especially with the usage of online forums. This policy, which was issued in Feb. 2014, excludes Fall 2015… Read More

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Vox clarifies the new housing selection timeline and what this means for those studying abroad

There has been much uncertainty surrounding the housing selection policy for returning study abroad students ever since a correspondence was sent from the Office of Residential Living to both students with housing eligibility for 2014-15 academic year and… Read More

Breaking: Students studying abroad in fall 2015 can participate in housing selection

Students rejoice, as they no longer have to fear living in the Quad junior year. The Office of Residential Living sent an email this evening that said students planning to study abroad in the fall can participate in… Read More

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Update: Housing considering delay of selection procedure change

Fall study abroad applicants fear the worst: returning to VCE come spring 2015 GUSA passed a resolution Sunday to reverse or delay the housing change that recently caused concern among students. At a Residential Life’s housing selection information… Read More

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Study abroad applicants: There’s no need to fret over housing

Fear, panic, and sadness came crashing down on sophomores planning to study abroad in the fall late Monday night following the creation of a Facebook event that told tales of a new housing policy that would shatter any hope… Read More

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Cairo study abroad program suspended indefinitely following safety concerns

Here’s a spot of bad news coming from the depths of Car Barn that might throw your academic plans into jeopardy: all Georgetown study broad programs held at the American University of Cairo will be suspended indefinitely. University… Read More

Division of Overseas Studies cancels fall programs in Egypt, 7 students affected

If your patriotic rituals prevented you from keeping up with world news last week: Egypt underwent a coup d’état  military takeover following days of civilian protests. After Egypt’s popularly elected president was deposed, the State Department issued a travel… Read More

OIP cancels 2013 summer program in Alexandria, Egypt

In an email to program participants, the Office of International Programs announced the cancellation the Georgetown 2013 Summer Program in Alexandria, Egypt due to mounting security concerns. “Your safety is our primary concern, and after monitoring the security… Read More

Georgetown adopts new International Travel policy

Yesterday, members of the Georgetown community received an email from Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President Chris Augositni announcing Georgetown’s adoption of a new international travel policy. Now all students, faculty, and staff that are travelling abroad through… Read More