Academic & Student Support Services

Book Library Line

The Elizabeth Ash Velez Book Co-Op Library

The Book Co-Op began as a means of alleviating students of financial burdens. CMEA encourages students in need to borrow from the Co-Op. With the generous donations by other students of additional used textbooks, the Co-Op has grown into a viable alternative resource for course textbooks. The Book Co-Op opens the first day of classes each semester. Students may check books at the beginning of the semester and return it at the end of the semester, free of charge.

Book Loan Scholarship

Students demonstrating financial need may submit an application for a book loan scholarship. If approved, CMEA will purchase the book(s) on behalf of the student. The student will be able to use for the full semester, returning the book(s) to CMEA at the end of the semester as these books become a part of the Book Co-Op Library.

Walk-in Counseling Services

CMEA provides both walk-in and scheduled counseling appointments through email with Dr. John Wright, a licensed psychologist who works full time in the department of Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS). Dr. Wright is in CMEA on Thursdays & Fridays from 10am-5pm.

During the COVID-19 crisis Dr. Wright’s hours for seeing CMEA affiliated students has been expanded.  Students can be seen for counseling related services (consultation, triage, assessment, referrals, and short-term counseling), Monday-Thursday, between the hours of 10 am – 4 pm and Friday between the hours of 10 am – 3 pm.  Ongoing tele-mental health counseling in the summer is provided to students enrolled in summer courses (includes incoming Community Scholars) and reside in states where Dr. Wright is permitted to practice.  Other students are eligible for all other services throughout the summer.  Please contact Dr. Wright directly at (new window) to make an appointment.

Walk-in Career Counseling

Thinking about jobs, internships, or how to maximize your time at Georgetown? During the academic year you can schedule physical and virtual hours with the Career Center; please email for more information or sign up for the DRUM Newsletter

Low-Cost Printing, Copying, and Faxing

CMEA offers printing, copying and faxing services. Students may purchase a print card for $25 per semester and have access to CMEA’s computers and printer to print up to 25 pages a day for the semester. Copying is available to students — simply bring your original source by the front desk and an intern will be able to assist you. Small quantity copying is also available to students. Contact CMEA at least 48 hours in advance for small quantity copying. Faxing is also available — bring your document and an intern will assist you.

Programming Advising

If you need help planning a program for your student organization, such as a leadership retreat, reunion, social event, or any other sort of program, contact CMEA to set up a time to meet with one of our staff members who can advise you to coordinate a program that meets your goals and needs.

Summer Housing Scholarship

For students demonstrating both high financial need and necessity to take a summer course, CMEA offers a limited number of summer housing scholarships for Session 1, 2, or both sessions. Applications for summer housing are usually available at the end of March in the Spring semester.