The DC semester begins with a tour of Washington, DC, as part of Orientation. Over the course of the semester, students also tour the Capitol, the Supreme Court, and the Library of Congress. In addition to planned group events for DC students, the city has a multitude of attractions and events for students to enjoy in their free time. From the Smithsonian and the Kennedy Center to touring monuments and memorials, from festivals to sports events, there is something for everyone in DC. Non-profit organizations present a multitude of special events promoting their interests, and political events for everyone on the spectrum abound – this is Washington, DC!