This page is designed to answer questions that student-athletes and their parents have about enrollment at UGA. You can also visit the UGA Student Services website for more information on academics for student-athletes at UGA.

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Frequently Asked Questions by New Students and Parents

Athletic Scholarship — How does it work? Meal Plans — Tell me about the choices Orientation — Do I have to come?
Admissions– When do I get my acceptance letter? Housing — how do I know which dorm to choose? Health Form — When do I turn it in?
International Student Issues (I-20, visa, required health insurance, etc.) Pell Grant, Loans, Outside Scholarships — What can I have and how do I get it? HOPE Scholarship –How can I make sure I get it?
SAT/ACT scores  — Why do I have to send them? In-state Residency — Is it hard to get? Creating MyID — What is MyID?
Advanced Placement — When do I get my AP credit? Transfer Students – Will my credit transfer? Letter of Intent — What does it mean?
Health Insurance and Training Room Policies Majors — What if I want to change my major?
Bursar’s Office — Paying bills via the
“Student Account” system
Computer specs — What is the story on bringing a
computer to campus?

glada horvatNeed help?

  • Email me with your questions:  glada@uga.edu
  • Phone number: 706-542-7955
  • Cell phone number: 706-247-6957
  • FAX number : 706-542-4291
  • Mailing address: P.O. Box 1472 Athens, GA  30603
  • Overnight address: Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall, 1 Selig Circle, Athens, GA  30602

Useful Links to other websites for even more details:

Admissions Application for Freshmen (“First Year”) Admissions Application for Transfer Students UGA Admissions Official Website
UGA Academic Calendar  UGAMail (student e-mail) Athena (class registration)
Parking Services AP credit table Bookstore
UGA Financial Aid Office Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau Honors Program
NCAA Eligibility Center ACT SAT
Housing Food Service Orientation
Tour of  residence halls NCAA Sliding Scale
NCAA Graduation Rate Reports NCAA APR (Academic Performance Rate)

 

International Students

Orientation for International Students is held in August, generally one week before classes begin. It is very helpful if students on a F-1 visa attend this session.   There are federal laws and procedures we must follow with international students or students can face immigration problems.

Learning Support

Students with less than 430 SAT Verbal or 17 ACT English score are considered Learning Support in English and Reading.  Students with less than a 400 SAT Math or 17 ACT Math score are considered Learning Support in Math. Learning Support students must take the COMPASS exam prior to admission.

Students with less than four years of high school math or English are also considered Learning Support and must take the COMPASS.