Before You Book

Information on what to do and what to know when planning travel

Georgetown University currently has restrictions regarding domestic and international travel. For more information please click here.

Student Travel

Students living on campus are encouraged to use Georgetown Travel Services (GTS) to book their travel for the fall 2020 semester by contacting one of the university’s booking agents at +1 (855) 460-5352 or GU@ctp-travel.com. By booking through GTS, students will have access to University discounts with United, American, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Should travel plans need to change, GTS agents can also work with these airlines to waive change fees for the student or assist in pursuing partial or full refunds, if necessary. Students and families will still pay for their own travel through GTS. 

Undergraduate students traveling within the United States on programs arranged by a student organization officially sponsored through the Division of Student Affairs should be in contact with Student Affairs for information about applicable policies and procedures.

Graduate students traveling within the United States for university-related purposes should be in contact with the department or center sponsoring the travel for information about applicable policies and procedures.

For Study Abroad programs hosted by Georgetown University, please visit the Office of Global Education website at https://studyabroad.georgetown.edu/

For Study Abroad programs not hosted by Georgetown University, please visit the Office of Global Services website at https://globalservices.georgetown.edu/

All students completing university-related international travel must comply with the GU International Travel Policy

Faculty & Staff Travel

All faculty & staff university travel is required to be booked through Georgetown Travel Services effective July 1, 2020.

All full- and part-time members of the faculty, including adjunct faculty, and staff members participating in university-related programs, activities, or events abroad must follow the steps outlined for faculty and staff traveling without students on the Office of Global Services website per the GU International Travel Policy

All university travel must be reconciled in GMS. The job aid for submitting travel expense reports can be found at https://gms.georgetown.edu/training/financials-training/expense-reports/#

Group Travel

General Group Travel Advice

Georgetown Travel Services in partnership with CTP has dedicated agents ready to assist with your group travel, including airfare, hotels, ground transportation, and more. If you want expert advice and assistance, please call +1 855-460-5352 or e-mail hoyas@ctp-travel.com.

Self Service Group Travel Booking

You can book identical itineraries for up to 6 individuals using CONCUR. Each individual must be a Georgetown University employee.

After creating the itinerary for one person, you can click on the “Add Traveler” button, which will replicate the exact same itinerary and price. Choose the additional traveler’s name from the drop down list. Continue to add travelers up to six individual and then proceed to complete the booking.

For trips within the District of Columbia, you may also utilize Abe’s Transportation.

General International Travel Information

All Georgetown students, faculty, and staff engaged in university-related travel overseas must comply with GU’s International Travel Policy. All faculty, staff and students must also comply with the University’s Infectious Disease Travel PolicyInternational travel resources and alerts are available via the Office of Global Services website.

To help you learn as much as you can about your destination(s), take advantage of the numerous university resources available. Lauinger Library has a variety of informational resources, including country guides and international news databases. Before departure, all travelers should consult U.S. Department of State Country Fact Sheets and International SOS country guides on their destination, as these documents contain important information on issues such as medical care and US Embassy services. Non-US citizens should consult their equivalent agencies.