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Regents Hall

An Inside Look into Georgetown's New Home for Science


Regents Hall is Georgetown's shining new $100 million state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the sciences that opened its doors in fall 2012.

  • It has five floors plus a penthouse for a total of 154,000 square feet.
  • The labs and classrooms were designed to facilitate interdisciplinary research and collaboration.
  • It has five floors plus a penthouse for a total of 154,000 square feet.
  • The first floor, which is orange, is devoted to physics. The second floor, blue, is for chemistry, and the third floor, green, is for biology.
  • The building will also house the Institute for Soft Matter Synthesis and Metrology, funded in part through a $6.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Standards and Technology.
  • Features include technologically advanced instrumentation and light-, temperature- and vibration-controlled environments. Physics labs have resources and equipment to study nanotechnology fabrication.
  • Georgetown is seeking LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) gold certification for the facility's many environmentally friendly features, which include using renewable materials for construction and furnishings and recycled rainwater for landscaping.
  • The facility is named Regents Hall in honor of the leadership, service and philanthropy that members of the Georgetown University Board of Regents have provided over the years across the university.