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General Information
Administration Building
Athens , Georgia 30602

Disability Resource Office

Disability Resource Center
Clark Howell Hall
825 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
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About University of Georgia

The University of Georgia, located in Athens, Georgia, is a prestigious public institution known for its top-notch education, vibrant campus life, and rich history. Founded in 1785, it is one of the oldest public universities in the United States and has been a significant part of the state’s educational landscape for over two centuries. With its beautiful campus, strong academic programs, and extensive resources, the University of Georgia has become a hub for intellectual growth, innovation, and community engagement.

Situated in the lively college town of Athens, the university benefits from a vibrant and dynamic surrounding area. Athens, known as the “Classic City,” is renowned for its thriving music and arts scene, diverse restaurants, and southern charm. The city seamlessly combines the energy of a college town with a rich cultural heritage, offering a unique and lively atmosphere for students to explore and enjoy. Whether attending a live music concert, browsing local art galleries, or indulging in the authentic southern cuisine, students at the University of Georgia have no shortage of off-campus activities.

In terms of academic excellence, the University of Georgia offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. From the Terry College of Business to the College of Education, College of Engineering, and a renowned School of Law, students can explore a diverse array of fields and choose from over 170 areas of study. The university is committed to providing a comprehensive education that encourages critical thinking, collaboration, and a deep understanding of the subject matter.

Research is also a significant focus at the University of Georgia. The institution is classified as an R1 research university, indicating its high level of research activity. Students have the opportunity to engage in groundbreaking research projects alongside renowned faculty members, contributing to advancements in their respective fields. The university also boasts numerous research centers and institutes dedicated to various areas of study, further enhancing the research culture on campus.

The campus itself is a blend of historic charm and modern facilities. Students can find inspiration in the historic architecture of buildings such as the iconic Old College and the Holmes-Hunter Academic Building, while also enjoying state-of-the-art facilities in the newly constructed Science Learning Center and the Terry College of Business. With a commitment to sustainability, the University of Georgia also boasts LEED-certified buildings and initiatives promoting environmental consciousness.

Furthermore, campus life at the University of Georgia is vibrant and engaging. With over 800 student organizations, ranging from academic clubs to cultural associations, there is something for everyone to get involved in. The university’s athletic teams, known as the Georgia Bulldogs, compete in the Southeastern Conference and fuel school spirit with their spirited performances. The Athens community comes together to support and celebrate these athletic events, making them an integral part of the overall university experience.

In conclusion, the University of Georgia stands as both an academic powerhouse and a vibrant community within the charming city of Athens. With its rich history, strong academic programs, extensive research opportunities, and engaging campus life, it is no wonder why the University of Georgia remains a sought-after institution for students seeking an exceptional education in an exciting and intellectually stimulating environment.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations