Georgetown requires students to adhere to all University regulations while completing their studies.
Before beginning your studies, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the rules, regulations, and procedures found in the English Language Center handbook.
School & University Policies
In addition to the academic and administrative policies described in the handbook above, some policies apply to all students. These policies include the following:
- Transcripts: Administered through the Registrar's Office
- University Policies
- Academic Support: Administered through the Academic Resource Center
- Disability Support: Administered through the Academic Resource Center
- Non-discrimination Policies: Administered through the Institutional Diversity, Equity, & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) office
- Speech and Expression Policy: Administered through the Division of Student Affairs
- Computer Systems Acceptable Use Policy
- Disclosure of Student Records: Administered through the Registrar's Office
- Educational Records Policy: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is administered by each academic unit
- Human Subjects Research: Administered through the Office of Regulatory Affairs
- Website Policies
- Crime Statistics and Clery Act: Administered through the GU Police/Department of Public Safety, DPS
- Threat Assessment: Georgetown University established its Threat Assessment program as part of an extensive emergency planning initiative. The program at Georgetown has been developed and implemented to meet current best practices and in accordance with national standards for hazard planning in institutions of higher education and for workplace violence prevention.
IEP Mission Statement
The mission of the English Language Center intensive English program is to provide quality language instruction and cultural orientation to students who require English for their academic, professional, or personal life. The program supports students with different language backgrounds and learning styles by helping them acquire:
- The ability to use English effectively when speaking, listening, reading and writing
- The ability to communicate in culturally appropriate ways
- An awareness of the distinctive qualities of American culture in comparison with their own and other cultures