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Visitor Information

The main campus of the University of Georgia, located in downtown Athens, covers 605 acres and includes 313 buildings. The campus adjoins the historic commercial section of Athens on its northern boundary. Athens features many boutiques, restaurants, churches, entertainment businesses, and service businesses. Travel to Athens by road from Atlanta takes approximately 1.5 hours.

The University covers 4,308 acres in Clarke County (including the State Botanical Garden) and owns a total of 43,261 acres throughout the state. (See the UGA Campus Maps.)

Visitors may obtain information at the Visitors Center, located in the Four Towers Building on East Campus (Call (706) 542-6755). Prospective undergraduate students planning a visit to campus may wish to contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in Terrell Hall. Prospective graduate students planning a visit may wish to contact the Office of Graduate Admissions.

An admission interview is not part of the University of Georgia admission process. However, we urge you and your family to visit with us in Athens to help with your college choice decision, if you have not already done so. Information Sessions and Campus Tours are easily reserved through the Visit UGA website.



Related Links:

Athens Weather

Groome Airport Shuttle

Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau

Flagpole magazine

Athens Banner Herald

The Red & Black student newspaper


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