First Year Students

Your first year at Georgetown is your first opportunity to truly experience what it means to BE a Hoya! Go on an ESCAPE, Refreshment Catholic retreat or other faith specific retreat offered by all of our chaplaincies, or even go deeper with Prayer in your daily life. 

However you explore your first year at Georgetown, it's going to be one of the best years of your life!

Residential Ministry

Residential Ministry

Chaplains-in-Residence (CIRs) and Jesuits-in-Residence (JIRs) live in university residence halls and apartments to accompany and support students of any or no faith tradition.

ESCAPE

ESCAPE

One of Georgetown's most beloved traditions for the past 25 years, This overnight experience for first-year and transfer students is designed as an “escape” from the Hilltop.

 
 

Loyola

 

Inspired by St. Ignatius’ own story of meeting his best friends in college, Loyola is a Catholic weekend retreat welcoming all students in their first year at Georgetown who want to deepen their friendships and grow in their faith.

 
 

Prayer in Daily Life

Prayer in Daily Life

The Prayer in Daily Life Retreat is a week-long retreat that allows individuals to experience the dynamics of Ignatian prayer in the course of ordinary life.