Georgetown McDonough COVID-19 Resources

Georgetown Campus as seen from the key bridge

GEORGETOWN AND EXTERNAL CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

We encourage you to follow the announcements from Georgetown University related to the coronavirus. We also will continue to update this page with McDonough-specific announcements.

Visit the CDC’s COVID-19 website for important information on how the situation is evolving in the United States, updated travel guidance, and how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our communities

INSTRUCTIONAL CONTINUITY

All Georgetown faculty have transitioned their courses for to a virtual environment until further notice. The Vice Dean and Tech Center have shared resources for faculty and students to be able to connect virtually. The Tech Center also has an instructional continuity guide for students, faculty, and staff.

2020 COMMENCEMENT

Based on federal and state guidance, Georgetown University has made the determination that it will be necessary to postpone Commencement activities to a time in which we can safely convene as a community. In consultation with students and colleagues around the university, we also have determined the importance of also coming together virtually to celebrate the Class of 2020 this May. View the schedule of virtual activities on the university’s Commencement 2020 website.

We also encourage you to follow our McDonough social media channels for content that celebrates our 2020 graduates.

GEORGETOWN MCDONOUGH COMMUNITY MESSAGES

Dean Almeida regularly communicates with the Georgetown McDonough community. Read his messages. Students also are receiving regular communications from their program deans.

GUIDANCE FOR VISITORS

The university has provided guidance for university, visitors, visiting groups, and hosts on its website.

HEALTH INFORMATION

The university has shared useful health information about coronavirus for our community members who are not feeling well, who may have come into contact with an individual who is not well, or who is looking for preventative measures.

GEORGETOWN MCDONOUGH SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS – COVID-19 & BUSINESS

The McDonough School of Business professors offer expertise for journalists seeking interviews in a variety of subjects related to coronavirus, including its intersection with issues related to business. 

To schedule an interview, please contact Molly Fleenor, associate director of communications, at molly.fleenor@georgetown.edu.

GEORGETOWN MCDONOUGH ZOOM BACKGROUNDS

Download the McDonough themed Zoom backgrounds and use them in your next Zoom call.

GEORGETOWN MCDONOUGH FAMILY ACTIVITIES

CONTACTS

Students (or parents) with questions should reach out to their academic advisor.

If you are a member of the community with additional questions about COVID-19, you can call Georgetown University’s main campus helpline at (202) 784-3510 to be connected to the appropriate university representative to answer your question. The line is available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Staff with questions should reach out to Chris Kormis, associate dean, chief marketing officer, and senior advisor to the dean, who is leading the school’s Coronavirus Task Force.

Faculty with questions about instructional continuity should reach out to Dennis Quinn, vice dean, or the Tech Center.


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