First Year Orientation

First year Orientation class photo

First year Orientation Schedule for the Incoming Class of 2022:

Wednesday,  August 1st – Friday, August 3rd 


  • Attendance at First Year Orientation is mandatory for matriculating students.
  • Breakfast will be provided each day; Lunch will be provided on Wednesday 8/1 and Thursday 8/2.
  • An overview of the First Year Orientation Schedule is included below so new students and their families may plan accordingly. This page will be updated as events are finalized.

Wednesday, August 1st – Welcome to the Hilltop!

8:00am-9:00am

Registration (Front Lobby, Medical Dental Bldg.)
Breakfast (Ground Floor, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg.)

9:00am-5:30pm

Mandatory Orientation Sessions & Activities (Lecture Hall GA2/4, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg.)

Thursday, August 2nd

8:30am-9:00am

Breakfast (Ground Floor, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg.)

9:00am-4:00pm

Mandatory Basic Life Certification (BLS) Training, Wellness in Medical School, Matriculation Requirements, Optional Campus Tour

6:00pm

Alumni Welcome Reception (The Robert & Bernice Wagner Alumni House, 3604 O Street, NW)

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8:30am-9:00am

Breakfast (Ground Floor, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg.)

9:00am-12:00pm

Mandatory Orientation Session: Path to Professionalism  (Lecture Hall GA2/4, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg.)

3:30pm

Class of 2022 White Coat Ceremony (Gaston Hall, 3rd Flr Healy Hall)

5:30pm

White Coat Ceremony Reception (Ground Floor, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg.)

Information regarding First Year Orientation events will be communicated directly to accepted applicants in the weeks leading up to Orientation. 

The Office of Student Affairs
Email: medstudentaffairs@georgetown.edu 
Phone: 202-687-3116