D.C. Colleges and Universities

While Washington D.C. is known for being the center for American government, it is also a major hub for higher education. With countless colleges and universities, D.C. is the perfect place to take the next step in your education. Explore the top colleges and universities near our hotel in Georgetown D.C. and note important dates for students and families alike.

George Washington University

9-minute drive from The Darcy Hotel

Important Information

Fall Move-In Date: August 25, 2018. Students can check-in online prior to move in, and some students may be eligible for an early arrival.

Families: Whether you’re a parent of a first-time or returning student, it can be difficult to keep track of all the important dates and programs. View George Washington’s parents page for more information.

Georgetown University

12-minute drive from The Darcy Hotel

Important Information

Move-In Date: New students may begin moving in on August 23 and 25. Returning students are able to move in on August 26.

Families & Events: Georgetown families mark your calendars for the 2018 Family Weekend, held October 19 to 20. Registration is $50 per family and covers up to five family members. The weekend includes the Dean’s welcome reception, a light breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, a tailgate, and more.

Howard University

8-minute drive from The Darcy Hotel

Important Information

Move-In Date: Move in for new students begins on August 11. Returning students may move in from August 16 to 17.

Families: Help make your child’s transition as seamless as possible with Howard’s tips for new students.

American University

14-minute drive from The Darcy Hotel

Important Information

Move-In Date: New students may move beginning on August 17 to 18. Move-in for returning students begins on August 22.

Families & Events: Alumni and families of American University students make sure to register for the 2018 All-American Weekend. The fee is $40 per family and offer the unique opportunity to live life like an AU student.

Catholic University of America

15-minute drive from The Darcy Hotel

Important Information

Move-In Date: New students may move beginning on August 23. Move-in for returning students is from August 25 to 26.

Families & Events: Parents don’t forget to register for the 2018 Family Weekend at Catholic University. Family Weekend is held from September 28 to 30. Registration is free, but some events may require tickets.

University of District of Columbia

13-minute drive from The Darcy Hotel

Important Information

Move-In Date: Stay up to date on the latest UDC housing information and learn about finding housing off-campus.

Families: Visit the UDC Parents Corner to learn how you can stay engaged and involved in your child’s academic career.