​University & Community

Initial Contacts:

Equal Opportunity

The EOO is responsible for ensuring that UGA complies with all applicable laws and policies regarding discrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. To learn more, please contact Kris Stevens.

UGA Ombudsperson

The University of Georgia Ombudsperson are designated individuals who serve as independent, neutral, and informal resources for UGA students, faculty, and staff. For more information, please contact Karen Saunders

Undergraduate Admissions

The UGA Admissions Office maintains a “Veteran’s Information” resource page for veterans looking to complete an undergraduate degree. Contact our admissions office directly via should you desire to speak with an experienced Veterans Admissions Coordinator.

Veterans Certifying Official

The Office of the Registrar assists students receiving VA Education Benefits by processing education benefit forms and advising students on procedures about their education benefits. In addition, the Registrar’s Office also assists students who must withdraw from UGA, should they be called to active duty, and assists them in re-admission after they return from active duty. Veterans can contact the UGA Veterans Certifying Official directly by sending an e-mail to

Office of Student Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid assists the University student community in securing financial assistance and provides advice and education about the financial and academic responsibilities of that assistance.

In the event you experience a financial hardship, click here to learn more about the full range of resources available to you or visit the SVRC (Rm 481 Tate).

Out-of-State Tuition Waivers and Waiver of Fees

The Registrar’s Office and the Admissions Office process out-of-state fee waivers for student veterans, their spouses, and their dependent children who meet the Board of Regents requirements. See also the University System of Georgia Out-of-State Tuition Waivers and Waiver of Mandatory Fees policy.

Exemption from Live-On Requirement

University Housing generally requires first year students to live on campus. However, individuals who reach 21 years of ago prior to the first day of class may request an exemption.

Family and Graduate Housing

Family and Graduate Housing offers convenient and comfortable living environments for members of the UGA community, their partners, and dependent children.

Health Care and Related Service Providers:

University Health Center

The University Health Center (UHC) offers primary and specialty health care, prevention-focused services, and health knowledge to University students and their spouses. Additionally, the UHC offers UGA student veterans heavily discounted rates at UHC’s specialty health clinics (e.g. dental, vision, PT etc.) through an initiative called the Healthy-Vet Program.   UHC also accepts TriCare Standard.

Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center seeks to ensure the University is a welcoming and accessible experience for all students, including veterans.

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)

CAPS offers short-term individual, group, and couples therapy; psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring; and psychological assessment to all students, including veterans. In addition, CAPS makes referrals to other campus and community resources as necessary.

College of Education: Center for Counseling & Personal Evaluation

The Center for Counseling and Personal Evaluation offers longer-term counseling and psychological evaluations. (706) 542-8508

UGA Regents' Center for Learning Disorders

The Center for Learning Disorders offers psychological testing and testing for disabilities. (706) 542-4589


The ASPIRE Clinic offers counseling for relationship and family concerns, personal finances, health and nutrition, home-organization and design, and legal matters. (706) 542-4486

University Childcare Center

The University Childcare Center offers childcare to the children of UGA faculty, staff, and students.


University students may purchase UGACards for their spouse and dependent children which will allow dependents to obtain the same privileges and services as University students.

Academic Support and Social Engagement:

Veteran Academic Advisors by College/School: 

Each UGA school/college has identified advisors who have volunteered to work with our student veterans as well as those students who aspire to find that advisor at your school/college click here or contact the SVRC.

Alumni Directors

Each of UGA’s Schools and Colleges has an Alumni Director on staff.  Student veterans, who seek to expand their professional networks, should consider connecting with their school’s Alumni Director before graduation.

Division of Academic Enhancement

The Division of Academic Enhancement offers tutoring services to promote the academic success of all members of the University community, including veterans.

Writing Assistance: |

(706) 542-2273
Multiple Locations:
Milledge Hall (1st Floor)
MLC Room 302
Science Library 201
Park Hall Room 66

Student Care and Outreach

Student Support Services can assist University students, including veterans, who are experiencing distress and can assist to obtain hardship and military service withdrawals from the University.

University Testing Services

The University Testing Services offer both placement tests and national standardized exams to members of the UGA community.

Career Center

The Career Center assists all University students, including veterans, search for jobs, create and refine resumes, and practice interviewing for life beyond college. In addition, the Career Center also provides guidance to students in selecting majors and applying to graduate school.

Center for Continuing Education

The UGA Center for Continuing Education offers financial and military assistance for participation in career-oriented programs.

UGA Bulletin

Information on majors, required courses, and syllabi.

UGA Libraries

The UGA Libraries are here to help you:

·        Find scholarly articles and books; our electronic resources are available to you anywhere you can connect to the internet

·        Organize your search results, add citations to your papers as you write, and format your bibliography with RefWorks or EndNote

·        Use our nationally known special collections for unique primary sources

·        Get instant research help in person or online, or meet with a subject specialist librarian for expert help in your field

Visit our website to see all the ways we can partner with you  

Ramsey Center and Recreational Sports

The Ramsey Center and the Rec Sports Division offer opportunities for Student Veterans to sustain physical fitness and wellbeing and participate in group and team- orientated sports and activities.