Each spring, the Center for Multicultural Equity & Access (CMEA) hosts Hoya Saxa Weekend in partnership with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Hoya Saxa Weekend is a chance for underrepresented students of color to experience campus life, meet current students, and have important questions answered before making their college decision. CMEA is excited to bring potential Georgetown students of color to campus in a celebration of what the University has to offer.
Hoya Saxa Weekend is also run in conjunction with the Georgetown Admissions Amabassador Program (GAAP) so participants will be able to enjoy all the highlights of the GAAP program as well as immerse yourself in the Georgetown community, something that you can only get from living with current Hoyas and experiencing life on the Hilltop.
Unfortunately, we can only accommodate admitted students who are able to participate in the full program from arrival on the afternoon it begins to the departure on the afternoon it ends. Each Hoya Saxa Weekend requires participation in program activities that can range from: opportunities to meet current students, a reception with faculty and staff, a cultural showcase with special performances by Georgetown students, a poetry event, diversity dialogue discussion, an insider's tour of our Nation's Capital, and a closing banquet with alumni.
Overall, there should be no cost to attend unless a participant’s travel cost far exceeds the allotted resources in which case, you will be contacted immediately. Also, attendees are fully responsible for travel to and from your home to your designated airport/train station. Food and housing for the weekend will be provided and we will arrange for your travel to and from Washington, D.C. and Georgetown’s campus (unless you live within a 70 mile radius of campus). Please note that spaces are limited and that you will receive an email from our team confirming whether or not you have been selected to participate in Hoya Saxa Weekend.
For more information, please email Christian Sese, CMEA Program Coordinator and Hoya Saxa Weekend Advisor.