When the University of Georgia was incorporated by an act of the General Assembly on January 27, 1785, Georgia became the first state to charter a state-supported university. In 1784 the General Assembly had set aside 40,000 acres of land to endow a college or seminary of learning.
As a comprehensive land-grant and sea-grant institution, the University of Georgia offers baccalaureate, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences, agricultural and environmental sciences, business, ecology, engineering, environmental design, family and consumer sciences, forest resources, journalism and mass communication, education, law, pharmacy, public health, social work, and veterinary medicine.
Centers & Institutes
UGA research centers and institutes provide access to concentrated UGA faculty expertise in a broad range of research areas, including:
Research Core Facilities
UGA research core facilities provide state-of-the-art equipment and services to university and industry researchers. Core research facilities include:
As in summers past, Transportation and Parking Services will be providing Intersession East / West, Intersession Family Housing, and Veterinary Med fixed bus route service during the Maymester Class Session.UGA Food Services is committed to supporting your learning environment by providing exceptional dining services.
From traditional residence halls for first-year students and upperclassmen to apartments and townhomes for graduate students and families, the University of Georgia has a living space to suit everyone's tastes.
Choosing to live in University Housing is your key to comfortable, affordable and secure on-campus living. But living on campus also gives you the opportunity to participate in your new residential community, to take part in the creation of an environment in which people:
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University Health Center Services for UGA Faculty and Staff
The campus's eight-acre Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities has 3 gyms, 3 pools (one Olympic-sized, a 17-foot (5.2 m) diving well, and a lap pool), a 1/8 mile indoor suspended rubberized track, a 44 feet (13 m)-high climbing wall, 14-foot (4.3 m) outdoor bouldering wall, 10 racquetball courts, 2 squash courts, bicycle repair stands, 8 full-length basketball courts, and 19,000 square feet (1,770 m2) of weight-training space.
The University of Georgia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees.