Welcome to residency! Soon you will be packing your bags and heading to our beautiful campus to work with your fellow classmates and faculty. Residency is packed with challenging classes, exciting events, fieldtrips and guest speakers. So, whether you are a new student heading to campus for the first time or planning to walk across the stage as a graduate at commencement on August 2nd, we are looking forward to having you with us.

Residency is a collaborative experience; and bringing together Goucher students from all 8 limited residency programs, each program has its own unique nuances. As we firm up the details you will soon find links to your specific schedules with further information about course times and locations, group meetings, program outings, dinners and special events so stay tuned!For those of you that are new to Goucher, staying on campus during residency will allow you to take full advantage of our first rate amenities and resources. Just to mention a few:

  • Enjoy fabulous all you can eat Farm to Fork meals from Bon Appetit. Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, carnivorous or anything and everything in between, you will find a variety of delicious offerings available at Stimson Dining Hall.

  • Access the many resources available to you at the Goucher College Library: over 300,000 books, reserves, films, music CDs, scores, as well as special collections and archives. Our library is housed in the Athenaeum, an LEED-NC Gold certified building that serves as the vital point of connection between the academic, cultural, and social pursuits for community members - both on and off campus. In addition to the library you will find an open amphitheater for public events, the Silber Art Gallery, a cardio-fitness loft, and Alice's Restaurant, a gourmet café that serves light fare.

  • Stay on your game both intellectually and physically with our six-lane synthetic outdoor track; 107,000 square foot turf field with lights; three grass practice fields and one stadium field for soccer, field hockey and lacrosse; eight tennis courts; two gymnasiums; six-lane swimming pool; Cardio Fitness Center; Strength and Conditioning Center; aerobics room; one racquetball and one squash court; paths and trails for running, walking, and riding; 10-hole Frisbee golf course.  Learn more about our facilities.
  • Stay on campus in the Katharine and Jane Welsh Hall, the newest residence hall on campus, nicknamed "The T" because of its shape and houses about 185 students in either a single or double suite with common living areas where students can come together and share their experiences. This is a great way to get to know others in your program. To get a sense for what the residency hall is like, check out the FAQ page, or visit: http://tour.goucher.edu/site/m/katherine-and-jane-welsh-hall


This year's commencement will be held on August 2nd. All are welcome to attend. If you are graduating you will be receiving information in the next few weeks regarding cap and gown, diplomas etc.

Contact Information

Robert S. Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, Julia Rogers 204

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