Explore DC

Immerse yourself in a bustling city, with all the amenities nearby.

Capitol Hill is a popular, vibrant, and historic neighborhood located just to the east of the U.S. Capitol. In addition to its close proximity to many government buildings, the neighborhood is also full of many restaurants and shopping opportunities at places such as Union Station and Eastern Market.

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Experience The Capitol

In addition to the numerous networking receptions, lectures and professional meetings available to students most evenings, students also have the opportunity to experience the following cultural activities in and around Washington, DC:

…and much more.

Learn More About the Area

Visitors Guide

Destination DC

Washington’s Official Travel Website

Also, view an interactive map of the city


Washington DC and surrounding communities are very easy to navigate without a vehicle.
The DC Metro Station has an easy-to-navigate network of buses and metros available (with two metro stops near the WISH Housing), and the metros run out into all of the surrounding communities in Virginia and Maryland.

Most students choose not to bring a personal vehicle during their program. Bringing a car is possible, but parking and traffic can often be difficult.