Group Photo of First Year Students at Orientation with their Pre Clinical Advisor

First Year Orientation Schedule
for the incoming Class of 2021:

Wednesday,  August 2nd - Friday, August 4th 

  • ​Attendance at First Year Orientation is mandatory for matriculating students.
  • Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day.
  • An overview of the tentative Orientation Schedule is included below so new students and their families may plan accordingly. This page will be updated as events are finalized in the months leading up to Orientation.
Welcome to the Hilltop!

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

8:00am          Registration

9:00am -       Mandatory Orientation Sessions & Activities 
5:00pm         Lecture Hall GA2/4, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg  

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

9:00am -        Mandatory Orientation Sessions & Activities
4:00pm          Lecture Hall GA2/4, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg

4:00pm          Optional: Parents Orientation & Reception
                      Lecture Hall GA2/4, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg.

6:00pm          Alumni Welcome Reception for the Class of 2021
                      Sponsored by the Georgetown University Alumni Association
                      The Robert & Bernice Wagner Alumni House
                      3604 O Street, NW (Corner of O and 36th Streets)

Friday, August 4th, 2017

8:30am -        Mandatory Orientation Sessions
12:30pm        Lecture Hall GA2/4, Pre-Clinical Sciences Bldg

3:30pm          Class of 2021 White Coat Ceremony
                      Gaston Hall, 3rd Flr Healy Hall

5:30pm          White Coat Ceremony Reception
                      Medical Dental Podium & PreClinical Sciences Building

Information regarding First Year Orientation events will be communicated to accepted applicants as soon as it becomes available. Please hold all inquiries pertaining to Orientation and the White Coat Ceremony until after June 1, 2017.

The Office of Student Affairs
Phone: 202-687-3116