Academic Support Services

Academic Resource Center
Group workshops and individual consultations for assistance in many skills necessary for academic achievement

  • Main Campus Location: Leavey Center, Suite 338
    Phone: (202) 687-8354
  • School of Continuing Studies Location: C144, meetings by appointment
    Phone: (202) 784-7366

The Writing Center
Peer tutoring for specific assignments and general skill development
Main Campus Location: 217A Lauinger Library (next to the Midnight Mug)
Hours vary by semester

Note: MPS, BLS, and MLS students at the School of Continuing Studies (SCS) should use the dedicated SCS Writing Lab  for tutoring services: .

Georgetown University Math Assistance Center
General (free) and private (paid) tutoring in introductory math subjects
Location: St. Mary’s Hall
Hours vary by semester

University Information Services (UIS) Help Desk
Core technology resources and support
Locations: Leavey Center bookstore; Lauinger Library, 3rd floor (next to Reference Desk)
Hours vary by season and location
Phone: (202) 687-4949 (24/7)

Lauinger Library
Located at the Main Campus. Wide-ranging and in-depth assistance for research: Services include individual consultations, regular group workshops, multimedia facilities and equipment, and much more. Start with this virtual tour.
Phone: (202) 687-7607

SCS Library
Located at the School of Continuing Studies, C203. Full-service library offering Georgetown University Library collections, research assistance and consultations, and multimedia center and equipment.

Intellectual Challenges in American Academic Writing
Georgetown professors expect students to make original arguments while carefully attributing existing ideas to their sources.
Review our guidance for confronting this challenge in the Canvas International Student & Scholar Services course, Pre-Arrival Module 3: GU Academic Culture & Scholarship.

Understanding plagiarism and proper citation practices
GU Library Academic Integrity Tip Sheet
GU Scholarly Research & Academic Integrity Tutorial
GU Library Citation Tools
Purdue University Online Writing Lab
Oregon State University Academic Misconduct Scenarios
University of Leeds Recognizing Plagiarism Exercise
University of Leeds Evaluating Citations Exercise