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Your First GOCard

Welcome to Georgetown. Below you will find information on how to get your GOCard, how to submit your photo for your GOCard, Deposit features and options, PNC linking features and how you can sign up for discounts.

incoming first year & transfer students - photo submission: 

Once you have received your Georgetown NetID, your GOCard can be produced. Your photo must be submitted 6 weeks before arriving to campus. 

First Year students, living in the US, will have their GOCard mailed to their permanent address. All other First Year & Transfer students will pick up their GOCard upon their arrival on campus.

Summer Program participants, please follow the steps listed here   

First Year & Transfer students, living outside the US, please see the next section:

graduate students & students living outside the US - photo submission: 

Once you have received your Georgetown NetID, your GOCard can be produced. Your photo must be submitted 4 weeks before arriving to campus. 

Your GOCard can be picked up at your GOCard office location (Main, Law or the downtown School of Continuing Studies campus, approx. 4 weeks after your photo submission. You can find the office locations & hours of operations here: https://gocard.georgetown.edu/Hours     

incoming faculty, staff & affiliate - photo submission: 

Once you have received your Georgetown NetID, your GOCard can be produced. Your photo must be submitted 4 weeks before arriving to campus.

  • Please review our Photo requirements
  • E-mail your photo (Jpeg file only) for your GOCard to: GOCard@georgetown.edu

Your GOCard can be picked up at your GOCard office location (Main, Law or the downtown School of Continuing Studies campus, approx. 4 weeks after your photo submission. You can find the office locations & hours of operations here: https://gocard.georgetown.edu/Hours

General GOCard information 

The Georgetown University GOCard is your Georgetown One Card and is your one card solution on and off campus. Sure, it is your official ID card, but it also has great added conveniences guaranteed to make your life easier! Please review all the great benefits this card offers.

What is the best way to make a deposit onto the GOCard debit account? The best way is to use Online card office site. By using this website, you can add funds to your GOCard account, check your GOCard balance and view your recent transactions. Your parents can even add funds through the “Guest Deposit” option. The funds will be available as soon as you obtain your GOCard. Your account will be credited and ready for you to use when you receive your GOCard.

What is the average deposit made to the GOCard debit account? Below please find our recommendations on how much money to deposit to your GOCard per semester. Please be advised that the actual usage will vary by individual.

Suggested deposits per semester:

  • Books                                                  $500   -   $700
  • Supplies                                              $100   -   $150
  • Photocopying/Printing                    $40   -   $125
  • Laundry                                               $125   -   $175
  • Off Campus Dining                           $150   -   $200

PNC Bank has now partnered with GOCard! This means if you have a PNC Bank account you can use your GOCard as your PNC debit card and your GOCard acts as a PNC ATM card. By linking your PNC Bank account to your GOCard you can use your Georgetown One Card for many of the PNC debit card services. There's no cost for this service and you get the convenience of carrying one card around campus. More information  

Student Advantage: All students, faculty, and staff have the option of including all the benefits of the Student Advantage Discount program onto their GOCard. With Student Advantage, you will not only save nationally at places like Amtrak, UrbanOutfitters.com and Foot Locker, you can also save at locations around the Georgetown campus including the new AMC Theatres! Sign up online!

There you have it! Some big features on a little card! If you still have any questions, please feel free to contact the GOCard office at 202-687-2700 and we will be happy to assist you.

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