Guidance Related to COVID-19

Important Notice: The Department of English remains committed to providing our standard level of excellent service. Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, we have moved to full virtual instructional, research, and administrative continuity during our regular business hours as part of Georgetown University’s response to COVID-19. There will be no one in the main office during this time.

For assistance, please contact the relevant faculty or staff member in your specific area of concern via email. Listed below are additional resources for you as we all navigate changes to our normal department operations until further notice.  For information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit

You can also call Georgetown University’s main campus helpline to be connected to the appropriate university representative to answer your question(s) at 202-784-3510—available 9am–5pm EST Monday–Friday.

General Contact Information
Department of English 
202-687-7435 (voicemail only)

Declaring an English major or minor?
Email the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Prof. Daniel Shore at

To declare your major/minor:

  1. Fill out the Academic Program Changes Form on and select the hyperlink “Academic Program Changes” for a digital copy
  2. Send the form to the Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS)
  3. DUS signs the Academic Program Changes Form and sends it electronically to the Dean’s Office

Questions about the MA English program?
Email the Director of Graduate Studies, Prof. Kathryn Temple or Program Manager, Jessica Marr at

For more information about the MA program including application requirements and current student resources, visit our website at

Having trouble with your computer, logging into Google Apps, etc…?
Contact University Information Services (UIS) at You can also visit the UIS website at

Thank you in advance for your patience as we aim to respond to each individual query that comes our way as promptly as we can. We are with you, and we are here to support you. Take care, and be well!

Department of English Faculty & Staff