55 H St. NW

Live, study, work and explore at the heart of the nation’s capital when you take advantage of Georgetown University’s graduate housing at 55 H Street N.W. Located just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol, Union Station and Capital One Arena and numerous transportation options, 55 H St. is a launching pad to match your educational, community and housing needs. 

The Latest in Urban Apartment Living and Amenities

55 H St. NW, completed in August 2022 and Georgetown’s newest residential building, offers the latest in apartment living and amenities all within close proximity to the U.S. Capitol, Union Station, the Georgetown University Law Center, and other downtown Georgetown academic and program buildings.

Access the Hilltop Using our Campus Shuttle

The Downtown Campus Shuttle ( 55 H Street and 640 Massachusetts Avenue) starts Monday, August 15th and operates Monday through Friday.

Summer Term Intern Housing

Planning on spending your summer interning in DC? Email 55hst@georgetown.edu to ask us about our summer intern housing availability!

APPLY NOW! 2024-25 Academic Year Housing Available

Students interested in living at 55H St. for the 2024-25 Academic year will need to participate in our Housing Selection Process opening at 12PM Noon Tuesday, February 27, 2024.  Please follow the instructions for Housing Selection by clicking the tab below!

2024-25 Housing Selection Information Tabling Dates/Time

  • Monday Feb. 12 9AM – 4PM
  • Tuesday Feb. 13 1PM – 6PM
  • Wednesday Feb. 14 10AM – 5PM
  • Thursday Feb. 15 1PM – 6PM
  • Friday Feb. 16  1PM – 6PM

Contact Information

55hst@georgetown.edu | 202.687.0937

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Starting at 12 PM (Noon) ET on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, the 2024-25 Housing Occupancy Application will be available.  Current Georgetown University graduate students can apply to live in 55 H St.  Applications are accepted via the Hoya Housing portal.

55 H St. NW features Studio, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom apartments. 

The 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom units offer individual bedrooms for each of its occupants, with shared kitchens, living rooms and bathrooms. 

Approximate square footage of units:

  • Studio: 183-190 square feet
  • 2 bedroom: 471-532 square feet
  • 3 bedroom: 733 square feet
  • 4 bedroom: 825-873 square feet

55 H Rates, by Apartment Type | 2024-25

  • Studio apartment (one resident) – $11,458/resident/semester
  • Two bedroom/two bath apartment (two residents) – $9,549/resident/semester
  • Three bedroom/two bath apartment (three residents) – $8,721/resident/semester
  • Four bedroom/two bath apartment (four residents) – $6,885/resident/semester

* Each Housing Occupancy Agreement (HOA) provides access to a single bedroom in a furnished apartment for the stated length of the signed HOA. All utilities are included in the costs including: water, sewer, trash, high-speed wireless internet, in-unit laundry.

Approximate costs in Washington DC for these utilities are: 

  • Wi-Fi: $65/month
  • Water, Electric, Trash: $158/month
  • Laundry: $20/month
  • Fitness center: $80/month

Total monthly-living utilities value at 55 H St.: $323/month

You can review the Student Billing calendar for 2023-2025 via this link.

Each bedroom has: 

  • Bed frame and full XL size mattress (54”x80”x10”)
  • Desk and desk chair
  • Dresser and built-in closet with clothes rack, shelf and mirrored doors. 

Shared kitchen:

  • Brushed-nickel refrigerator/freezer
  • Range with oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Please note: kitchenware and cookware is not provided

Shared space:

  • In-unit laundry units
  • Couch
  • Coffee table
  • Entertainment stand
  • Please note: televisions are not provided

  • Community Rooms: Each residential floor has a shared community room with a shared kitchen, communal dining table, couches and armchairs, and study tables and chairs. There are large screen televisions. 
  • Lobby/Courtyards: The building lobby has a variety of group study rooms and spaces as well as a game room. Just off the lobby are two outdoor courtyards with communal furniture and two electric grills. 
  • Penthouse: The penthouse community space features a fitness center (at no cost to residents), contemplation space, viewing room and additional study and communal space for residents. 

We’re currently updating our dates and processes for Move-In 2024, please check this page in the coming months for more detailed information.

We’re currently updating our dates and processes for Move-Out 2024, please check this page in the coming months for more detailed information.

There is a free H St. Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) being added to support our residents traveling to and from the Hilltop campus. The tentative schedule includes shuttles running daily from 6:30 a.m. to 10:15 p.m. M – F and Saturday 7:05 – 10:20pm.

What other ways can I get to and from 55 H St.? 

There are additional GUTS Bus Shuttle routes, i.e. Rosslyn, Dupont Circle, Arlington

55 H St is less than ½ mile to Union Station, with access to Amtrak and Metro trains

Metro Rail & Metro Bus: Visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Trip Planner: https://www.wmata.com/

Is there parking available at 55 H St.?


Each apartment has an assigned mailbox for which residents receive a key. USPS delivers all letter mail directly to each mailbox. There is a package room where residents can pick their packages up with the Front Desk staff. 

Information to Include when Mailing Letters & Packages

Student’s Full Name
55 H Street NW
Unit # & Bedroom Letter
Washington, DC 20001

Unfortunately, no pets are permitted at 55 H St. Residents requiring a Service Animal or Emotional Support Animal can refer to the university’s guidelines and approval process.


Safety & Security

55 H residents should call campus police at 202-687-4343 in case of emergencies