Be sure to read the descriptions for the academic area meetings below to see if you need to set-up a separate appointment with a department.
Conner Hall - Room 103. Presentation from 1:00-1:30 p.m.
The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) offers students 21 majors leading to successful careers in agriculture, medicine, communications, teaching, plants, animals, biotechnology, business, law, or food. Our graduates are in high-demand for careers in Georgia’s number one industry and our nation’s largest industry, agriculture. Additionally, students are prepared for graduate and professional programs such as medicine, food development and safety, plant protection, agriculture education, animal health, soil chemistry, sales, and economic policy. CAES is also proud to offer 15 Double Dawg programs where students can earn their Bachelors and Master’s degree in five years.
Our session from 1-2 p.m. will allow you to acquire information about our robust scholarship program, internships, study abroad, leadership, undergraduate research and service learning opportunities, as well as information for pre-professional programs of study. We are more than a classroom. We are applied science with real-world application through hands-on learning.
Contact our campus coordinator, Pam Cummins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706.542.1611 for more information about programs & opportunities.
Currently available by appointment only. Please see contact info below
Lamar Dodd School of Art is one of the largest university art programs in the nation boasting over 1,000 art majors and a dedication to providing the highest level of instruction in studio art, design, art education and art history. The faculty is made up of nationally recognized artists and scholars who promote a rigorous and lively creative atmosphere conducive to experimentation, innovation, scholarship and creative inquiry. In addition to its on-campus facilities, the Art School has a year round Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy along with other international opportunities in Costa Rica, Ghana, England, Australia and New Zealand.
Art is housed in five facilities on campus including the new $40 million Lamar Dodd building with state-of-the-art studios, lecture halls, galleries, and visual resource center, as well as separate buildings for Interior Design, Jewelry & Metals, Ceramics, and Sculpture.
Contact the Lamar Dodd Art School at email@example.com for a visit and tour of the School of Art facilities.
Brooks Hall Room 327, with three options to drop-in from 1-1:30 p.m, 1:30-2 p.m, or 2-2:30 p.m.
The Franklin College of Arts & Sciences, named in honor of Benjamin Franklin, is the oldest, largest and most academically diverse college on the UGA campus. The college is comprised of 30 departments in five divisions including Fine Arts, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, and Humanities. Franklin College holds the top five most popular majors at UGA: biology, psychology, English, art, and history.
Franklin College also includes the Institute for Women's Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, the Institute for African American Studies and Georgia Museum of Natural History.
Franklin Fact: Franklin College faculty members secured over $76.7 million in external funding for research in 2018. Our faculty members are well represented as recipients of national and international research awards, including:
• 60 of UGA’s 86 American Academy for the Advancement of Science Fellows
• 9 of 11 UGA faculty named to the National Academy of Sciences
• 32 faculty Fulbright Scholars
• 31 National Science Foundation CAREER awards
Contact Doreka Gans at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706.542.1412
Business Learning Center (room given on day of event) from 2:00-3:15 p.m.
The Terry College of Business is the oldest business school in the state of Georgia. In 1912, UGA was the first university in the nation to establish a School of Commerce. Over a century later, the Terry College of Business is dedicated to delivering high-quality instruction, consistently ranking among the top in the country.
Majors within the Terry College include Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Real Estate and Risk Management & Insurance; The college also offers seven areas of emphasis, five academic certificate programs, an International Business co-major, and several study abroad and exchange programs designed for undergraduate business majors.
Additional opportunities include the Entrepreneurship competitions, the Terry Woman’s Initiative, a Student Managed Investment Fund valued at over one million dollars, and several Double Dawgs programs. Terry also provides numerous career connections for students and employers, resulting in 98% of Terry undergraduates accepting full-time employment within three months of graduation this past academic year.
Contact Rachael Allen at email@example.com or 706.542.5725
Ecology Building - Room 18 from 1-2pm
In the Eugene Odum School of Ecology, students share a passion for the environment. Some students want to explore the mechanisms of ecological processes and will pursue research through a BS degree in Ecology. Other students are interested in the application of ecological principles to environmental issues and find the AB degree suits their interests best.
As a small school, students find many options to tailor their degree to meet their career interests. A degree in Ecology can prepare you for a career in conservation, freshwater ecology, environmental policy or law, marine ecology, environmental consulting, and many other career tracks.
All students in the Odum School find a welcoming atmosphere in which undergraduates, graduate students and faculty work together on national and international problems. Experiential learning is an integral part of the study of ecology and we encourage students to pursue research, internships and study abroad.
Contact Misha Boyd at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706.542.0800
Aderhold Hall - Room 122 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
The College of Education will offer an opportunity for future students to meet with a COE Academic Advisor and learn about any of our undergraduate majors listed below. As one of the largest public colleges of education in the country, we feel it is our mission to empower the next generation of leaders in education, counseling, health and well-being, and movement sciences. We do this through immersive experiences where our students learn by doing, and our faculty encourage exploration, community engagement, and pushing boundaries.
College of Education Undergraduate Majors
Contact Office of Student Services at email@example.com or 706.542.1717
Paul D. Coverdell Center - Room 175 or 141 based on event date from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Presentation begins at start of session. Tour of on-campus facilities to follow.
The College of Engineering offers majors in Agricultural, Biochemical, Biological, Civil, Computer Systems, Electrical, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering with an innovative interdisciplinary approach where UGA engineering faculty are housed in academic units throughout campus to provide a confluence of disciplines and employ principles of entrepreneurship, transparency of knowledge, networking and life-long learning.
In 2010, students of an engineering senior design group from the School won third place in an international competition sponsored by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers and were judged in areas of "green" design integration within the engineering and architectural aspects of the project.
School of Engineering facilities include an Applied Machine Vision Lab, Bio-Photonics Lab, Engineering Design Studio, Materials Testing Lab, Robotics Lab, Algae Lab and Alternative Fuels and Solvents Lab. you will learn in a small classroom environment with a wonderful "hands-on" approach to learning.
Contact Lauren Anglin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706.542.1204
Jackson Street Building - Room 112. Currently available by appointment only. Please see contact info below to schedule a visit.
The College of Environment & Design. As a BLA student, you will learn to creatively design the built environment using problem-solving, engineering, construction, plant materials, and sustainable practices. Landscape architects design residential areas, gardens, golf courses, urban areas/cities, parks, zoos, school and college campuses, and recreation areas (to name only a few). They also actively seek solutions to promote harmony between humans and the environment. We have over 30 faculty members with different backgrounds and skill sets with whom you can learn. Our design studios are located in the Jackson Street Building in the heart of North Campus. We are a small major with great community and know each of our students by name and face. Please contact us if you have interests in art, design, math, science, and sustainability. Landscape Architecture is your chance to make a difference in your world!
Contact Rose Tahash at email@example.com.
Dawson Hall - Room 306. Presentation from 2-3 p.m.
The College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) is committed to student success. We prepare leaders in the areas of education and youth development, business, counseling, journalism, fashion, medicine, nursing, and other health care paths, law and policy, financial planning, consumer economics, residential property management, entrepreneurship, non-profits, residential interior design, and more.
During this event, you’ll have 1-on-1 time with current students, faculty, and staff. Learn how we impact individuals, communities, and families across the lifespan through our 11 majors, 6 minors, and 1 certificate program. You’ll also have an opportunity to tour our facilities.
Our student first approach supports personalized learning opportunities. After graduation, our students have a competitive edge through their on-campus engagement in experiential learning and leadership opportunities such as internships, research, service learning, study always, and student organizations. FACS annually awards over $150,000 in academic, research, and study away scholarships.
Contact Brennen Salmon in The Student Success and Advising Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 706.542.4848
Forestry Resources Building - Room 1-214A (Carol Catoe’s Office), from 2-3 p.m.
As a nationally recognized environmental program, the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources prepares leaders in the conservation and sustainable management of our water, land, forest and animal resources. Students benefit from over $170,000 in scholarships awarded annually, in-house career/internship placement preparation, small class sizes, and outdoor field experiences across the southeast.
Warnell offers a small town, family atmosphere within the realm of a large university which provides students easy access to administrators, faculty and staff. With four majors (Fisheries & Wildlife, Forestry, Natural Resources Recreation & Tourism, and Water & Soil Resources) students can pursue careers like wildlife biology, wildlife veterinary medicine, forest business, forest health, environmental consulting, environmental education, national/state park management, erosion control, wetland management, and water quality management.
New Dawgs will meet with staff and current students to receive information on scholarships and majors, participate in a Q&A session, and tour our teaching and research facilities.
Contact Carol Catoe at email@example.com or 706.542.0879
Journalism Building - Rm 412, Presentation begins at 2:30 p.m. Session from 2:30-4:00 p.m.
The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication is one of the oldest and most distinguished communications programs in the country. It’s three departments – Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations, and Entertainment & Media Studies – rank among the most respected in the nation. Grady students choose from a rich array of rigorous courses, as well as inspiring study abroad and domestic field study programs and a number of other experiential learning opportunities that prepare them for leadership.
Contact Ryan Wolfe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Candler Hall - Main Lobby Area, Individual meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Advisor available from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
The School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) was created in 2001 from the department of political science and prepares students for good citizenship and careers in public life, and trains future generations of scholars in the fields of international affairs, political science, and public administration and policy with the Master's in Public Administration degree ranked 4th in the nation by U.S. News & World report.
SPIA includes the Center for International Trade and Security (CITS), an internationally renowned research center which analyzes international export controls for weapons of mass destruction as well as provides research and training to U.S. and foreign officials to prevent the spread of these weapons and the Center for the Study of Global Issues (Globis) which organizes study abroad experiences to Verona, Italy, Kyoto, Japan and Stellenbosch, South Africa. In 2008, two SPIA students were awarded the coveted Rhodes Scholarship. A feat no other public school in the U.S. accomplished that year.
Contact Paul Welch at email@example.com or 706.542.0096
Tate Student Center Rm. 141. Presentation from 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
The College of Public Health will be offering a presentation on the degree programs within the field. We offer bachelor degrees in environmental health science or health promotion and minors in public health, disaster management, environmental health, global health, or health policy and management. With Environmental Health Science you can help to create a world where people are active and properly educated on how environmental issues affect humans. By examining these factors, we are able to further study cancer prevention, create safe drinking water, to promote growth and sustainability through smart land use, address climate change, and much more. EHS is a field that gets you directly involved in the health and sustainability of our world through research, education, and outreach. Health promotion is a prominent field for anyone interested in a health profession. This program focuses mainly on working with individuals and/or populations through prevention and education on healthy living. It covers many topics such as chronic disease prevention, behavioral medicine, women’s health, community health needs, drug and alcohol abuse, sexuality education, and program development and evaluation, just to name a few. Our majors and minors will provide students with the tools necessary to continue on into programs such as medicine, nursing, physician’s assistant, occupational therapy, dentistry, optometry, and pharmacy. Come and see how you can be a part of the solution!
Contact Heather McEachern at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706.542.3187