Resources for Prospective & Incoming Students

The University of Georgia has a number of offices and departments here to support you as you transition into the university. Take a moment to learn more about a few of the offices and departments most asked about by prospective and incoming students. 

Undergraduate Admissions

Did you know that The University of Georgia is the nation’s first state-chartered institution and was founded in 1785? The university has a rich history and has a number of great opportunties for students. Learn more about the admissions process at The University of Georgia, more about the campus community, schedule a visit, and more by visiting their website. 

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation at the University of Georgia seeks to prepare students for academic and social engagement as members of the UGA community. Through our transition programs and resources, we aim to provide information and experiences that will support students and their family in their transition to college and to the University of Georgia. Learn more about orientation and your Orientation Leaders by visiting the website. 

Office of Student Financial Aid

The staff of The Office of Student Financial Aid is available to advise prospective and current students of their eligibility for financial assistance, the resources and services available to them to secure funds for financing their education, and about the financial and academic responsibilities associated with the receipt of that aid.

University Health Center

The University Health Center exists to advance the well-being of students and other members of the University community and supports student success and resilience by providing primary and specialty health care, education and prevention focused services, and research which contributes to health knowledge and skills. Learn more about the services offered by visiting thier website. 

If you have questions about The University Health Center, contact staff of The Pride Center or our LGBT Liaison in University Health Center, Katy Janousek.

University Housing

More than 7,600 students reside in the university’s 22 single-student residence halls with an additional 750 individuals and their families residing in our 20 family and graduate student apartment buildings and Health Sciences Campus townhomes. The work done in University Housing directly connects to the mission of the Division of Student Affairs and University of Georgia, that is, helping students learn. To learn more about University Housing or to plan a residence hall tour for yourself, visit their website.

If you have questions about University Housing, contact staff of The Pride Center or our LGBT Liaison in University Housing, Kim Ellis

Dining Services

The university has a number of great meal plan options for students in our residential and retail locations. Learn more about the options available to you by visiting their website. 

Center for Student Organizations & Involvement

In addition to the wide range of programs and activities here at UGA, the Center for Student Activies and Involvement registers more than 800 Student Organizations annually. These organizations cover a broad range of interests that include: Sport clubs, international and multicultural organizations, religious organizations, academic honorary organizations, and special interest clubs. Learn more through thier website.