McCarthy Hall


McCarthy Hall is part of a three building complex which is referred to as the Southwest Quad. It shares a first floor with Kennedy and Reynolds Halls. The Southwest Quad also encompasses Leo O’Donovan Dining Hall, Wolfington Hall Jesuit Residence, a multi-level underground garage, and Hoya Snaxa – a student-run convenience store. Every floor has a full kitchen inside of a large community room where many residents gather to share meals, catch their favorite TV show, or study as a group. McCarthy Hall is home to the Transfer Living Learning Community and the Justice & Diversity in Action Living Learning Community.

Hall Features

  • Seven co-ed floors
  • Single, double, and triple rooms
  • Each floor has:
    • Two study rooms
    • Four bathrooms
    • A common lounge with furniture, TV, and a fully operating kitchen
  • Faculty-in-Residence
  • Residential Minister

Southwest Quad Features

  • Laundry facilities (located in McCarthy Hall)
  • Mail facilities (located in Kennedy Hall)
  • Vending machines (located in Reynolds Hall)
  • Print stations (located in McCarthy and Reynolds Halls)
  • Volleyball Court (located in the Southwest Quad Courtyard)
  • Charcoal grill (located in the Southwest Quad Courtyard)
  • Hoya Snaxa (located in Kennedy Hall)

Room Features

  • Average room square footage: 176.05 sq ft.
  • Each room contains the amount of furniture appropriate for the number of residents (2 or 3):
    • moveable/bunkable beds
    • movable desks with hutches and lights underneath
    • desk chairs
    • built-in wall cabinetry with closets, drawer space and hutches
  • McCarthy residents interested in a microfridge can rent one from This is the only option for students interested in microfridges in their on campus housing space.

Mailing Information

Letter Mail & Packages

Student’s Full Name
McCarthy Hall | Room Number
Georgetown University
3700 O St. NW
Washington, DC 20057

Community Director

Maurice Penn (new window)

Community Directors are professional live-in staff members employed by the University. These professionals work directly with students, Residential Ministers, Faculty-in-Residence, and campus partners to create a formative living-learning environment for our students. Community Directors oversee the Resident Assistant staff within their residential community and develop and implement community educational plans.