Special Programs

Until further notice our staff is serving students and families virtually, during our regular business hours of 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET Monday–Friday.  Please contact our office by email by navigating to the “Contact Us” page on this website. A staff member will respond to your email promptly.

For more information on the University’s response to COVID-19 and to subscribe to COVID-19 update communications from Georgetown, you may visit www.georgetown.edu/coronavirus. For assistance with an issue unrelated to student financial aid you can call Georgetown University’s main campus helpline 202-784-3510 to be connected to the appropriate university representative to answer your question.  

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Common $ense: Your Money, Your Future – The mission of Common $ense is to empower Georgetown students with the tools and resources to manage money. We offer innovative and dynamic educational programs in hopes of improving students’ financial literacy thus, allowing them to make effective financial decisions. Our goal is for all students to take these skills with them outside of college so that they may have a healthy financial future.

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The Community Scholars Program – The Community Scholars Program (CSP) for more than 40 years has led Georgetown’s efforts to promote social justice by enrolling a more racially and socioeconomically diverse student body. Managed by the Center for Multicultural Equity & Access (CMEA), the program provides enhanced educational opportunity for a multicultural cohort of first-generation college students who have achieved the dream of higher education through personal initiative, service, and academic excellence.

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GSP was founded in 2004.  Since then, it has been a vehicle for both financial aid and programmatic support for hundreds of Georgetown students.  The goal of the GSP is for every student to feel integrated within the Georgetown community and to help strengthen the foundation for each student’s success.  By connecting GSP graduates, Georgetown alumni and parents, and Georgetown administrators and friends with current students, GSP forges a strong and unique network that allows students to thrive.

Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union (GUASFCU) is the largest entirely student-run financial institution in the world. Founded in 1983, GUASFCU was established by three students who were frustrated by the inconvenient and expensive banking services provided by Riggs Bank, the only branch available on campus at the time. Since then, the credit union has grown to a peak asset size of $17.9 million and is NCUA-insured and 100% not-for-profit.

This year, Georgetown University has partnered with GUASFCU to offer 1,000 undergraduate students an exclusive package: a free $10 savings deposit when you take out a free Credit Builder. Each undergraduate student who takes out a Credit Builder will also receive a free credit report upon the expiration of their Credit Builder.